E. coli Litigation

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Schnucks Romaine Lettuce E. coli Outbreak Lawsuits and Litigation

In December of 2011, Marler Clark filed the first lawsuit in a 60-person E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce sold at salad bars inside of Schnucks supermarkets in the following 10 states: Arizona (1), Arkansas (2), Georgia (1), Illinois (9), Indiana (2), Kansas (3), Kentucky (1), Minnesota (3), Missouri (37), and Nebraska (1). The lawsuit was on filed behalf of a St. Louis woman who was hospitalized with an E. coli infection that lead to the development of hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) which caused her kidneys to fail.

Marler Clark has filed a total of two lawsuits in this outbreak. Along with Schnucks, Moore, Oklahoma-based distributor Vaughan Foods has been added as a defendant in all litigation related to this outbreak.

PRESS RELEASES

* Marler Calls on Schnucks to Reveal Romaine Lettuce Producer/Distributor, Pay Victim Medical Bills

* Marler Clark Files Lawsuit Against Schnucks on Behalf of E. coli Victim

* Marler Clark Uncovers Distributor in Schnucks E. coli Outbreak, Adds Vaughan Foods to Lawsuit

* Second Lawsuit Filed in Schnucks Romaine Lettuce E. coli Outbreak

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