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Toxic Tort Attorney Margie Searcy Alford On E. Coli Poisoning Litigation
Posted on 7 Jan 2011 by Margie Searcy Alford

In this analysis, toxic tort and product liability attorney Margie Searcy Alford looks at the most important E. Coli opinions handed down over the past several years and gives practice tips for handling these cases. Issues discussed include: diversity... Read More

CDC Review Finds No Link Between Chinese Drywall, 11 Deaths
Posted on 4 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

ATLANTA — A review provided to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) National Center for Environmental Health finds that there is no evidence linking exposure to problem... Read More

Lawyers Say Proving Egg-Related Lawsuits Difficult
Posted on 9 Nov 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

DES MOINES, Iowa - (AP) Thousands of people likely were sickened by salmonella-contaminated eggs from two Iowa companies last summer, but lawyers said far fewer have the proof needed for a successful lawsuit and most cases filed will be settled out of... Read More

Patient In 2007 TB Scare Can Go Ahead With Lawsuit
Posted on 27 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

ATLANTA - (AP) A man who was thrust into the center of a 2007 tuberculosis scare will be allowed to move forward with his lawsuit against the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Full version available to lexis.com subscribers . Read More

TB Scare Patient Seeks To Sue CDC
Posted on 14 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

ATLANTA - (AP) Attorneys for an Atlanta man who was thrust into the center of a 2007 international tuberculosis scare said Tuesday federal health officials publicized his condition to make an example out of him in an effort to win more funding to fight... Read More

Lawsuit Claims Ohio Woman Victim Of Taco Bell Salmonella Outbreaks
Posted on 18 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio - An Ohio victim of the Salmonella outbreaks linked to Taco Bell filed a food poisoning lawsuit in the Court of Common Pleas of Scioto County, Ohio, on Aug. 16 ( Tammy Hale, et al. vs. Yum Brands Inc., et al. , No. 10CIC00032, Ohio Comm... Read More

Firm Files First Nationwide Class Action Lawsuit Over Salmonella Contaminated Eggs
Posted on 16 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CHICAGO - THE LAW GROUP, LTD. filed the first nationwide class action lawsuit against Wright County Egg and Hillandale Farms on Sept. 15, a day after lab tests found hundreds of cases of salmonella contamination at the Wright County farm in a nearly two... Read More

Tainted Egg Lawsuit Filed By Attorney Fred Pritzker
Posted on 15 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MINNEAPOLIS - PritzkerOlsen, P.A. , the national food safety law firm, has filed suit on behalf of a woman from Mantorville, Minn., who is a confirmed victim of the multi-state Salmonella Enteritidis outbreak linked to shell eggs ( Robin Shaffer, et al... Read More

Marler Clark Files First Salmonella Lawsuit In Outbreaks Linked To Taco Bell
Posted on 13 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

FRANKFORT, Ky. - The first Salmonella lawsuit has been filed in the pair of Salmonella outbreaks that has sickened 155 people in 21 states. The lawsuit was filed against Yum! Brands (the parent company of Taco Bell) in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, Franklin... Read More