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Toxic Tort, Personal Injury Litigator Margie Searcy Alford Analyzes Salmonella Litigation
Posted on 30 Sep 2010 by Margie Searcy Alford

In this Emerging Issues Analysis, personal injury and toxic tort litigator Margie Searcy Alford looks at the most important Salmonella opinions handed down over the past several years and gives practice tips for handling these cases. Issues discussed... 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

First Lawsuit In Salmonella Egg Outbreak Filed By Marler Clark
Posted on 20 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

KENOSHA, Wis. — An outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis (SE) at a restaurant in Kenosha , Wis., has been linked to the recall of 380 million eggs and nearly 300 illnesses in the rapidly widening nationwide outbreak tied to Wright County Egg company... Read More

Salmonella Egg Lawsuit Filed By Marler Clark
Posted on 15 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SIOUX CITY, Iowa - A food poisoning lawsuit was filed Aug. 31 in the enormous egg recall and Salmonella outbreak tied to two Iowa egg farms ( Sarah Lewis v. Quality Egg, Llc , No. 3:10cv3050, N.D. Iowa, Western Div.). The lawsuit was filed against... 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

Egg Tycoon Apologizes For Salmonella
Posted on 23 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (UPI) An egg tycoon whose business has been linked to the U.S. salmonella outbreak told a congressional panel Wednesday his family failed to adapt to growth. Austin "Jack" DeCoster, testifying before a House Energy and Commerce... Read More

Lawsuit Filed In Midst Of Salmonella Outbreak
Posted on 19 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

KENOSHA Wis. - (AP) One of the 21 diners at a Kenosha restaurant sickened by a salmonella bacteria linked to contaminated eggs has filed a lawsuit. Tanja Dzinovic of Pleasant Prairie is suing the egg producer, Wright County Egg of Galt, Iowa, and others... Read More

Lawmaker: A 'Disturbing Picture' Of Egg Production
Posted on 22 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) Members of a House subcommittee showed photos of dead chickens, bugs and holes in hen houses on Wednesday as they prepared to question the heads of two egg farms linked to as many as 1,600 cases of salmonella poisoning this summer... Read More

Congress Calls Egg Company Owners To Testify
Posted on 26 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) A House panel is calling the owners of two Iowa companies involved in a massive egg recall to testify before Congress next month. A House Energy and Commerce subcommittee will hold a hearing on the recall Sept. 14. Full version... Read More