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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

Toxic Tort Attorney Margie Searcy Alford On Botulism Litigation
Posted on 12 Jan 2011 by Margie Searcy Alford

In this analysis, toxic tort and product liability attorney Margie Searcy Alford explains botulism poisoning, discusses relevant litigation, and gives practice tips for handling these cases. Issues discussed include identifying defendants and anticipating... Read More

Toxic Tort Attorney Margie Searcy Alford On Mercury Food Poisoning Litigation
Posted on 7 Jan 2011 by Margie Searcy Alford

In this analysis, toxic tort and product liability attorney Margie Searcy Alford explains mercury food poisoning, discusses relevant litigation, and gives practice tips for handling these cases. Issues discussed include federal preemption, the economic... Read More

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

Washington Deputy Sues Over Whopper With Spit
Posted on 15 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PORTLAND, Ore. – (AP) A sheriff's deputy in Washington state is suing Burger King and a franchise operator over a Whopper he says a worker spit on. Clark County Sheriff's Deputy Edward Bylsma says in the lawsuit that he stopped for a meal... Read More

New Food Safety Law Protects Whistleblowers
Posted on 14 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MINNEAPOLIS - (AP) Food industry workers who become whistleblowers gained protection against retaliation from their employers with a little-noticed provision in the sweeping food safety law President Barack Obama signed last month. The Food Safety and... 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

Marler Clark Files Salmonella Lawsuit Against Cargill In Oregon Federal Court (Download The Complaint Free)
Posted on 24 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PORTLAND, Ore. - The family of a 10-month-old Troutdale, Ore., child filed a Salmonella lawsuit against Cargill Meat Solutions Aug. 16, alleging that the child is one of more than 107 nationwide who became seriously ill with an antibiotic-resistant Salmonella... 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

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

Lawsuit Filed Against Creamery Alleges Raw Milk Caused Paralysis
Posted on 28 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PITTSBURGH — Pritzker Olsen law firm has filed a lawsuit through its local counsel on behalf of James and Maureen Orchard, a Pittsburgh-area couple sickened last month by Campylobacter after drinking raw milk produced by Pasture Maid Creamery LLC... Read More

Pritzker Olsen Files Lawsuit Against Subway On Behalf Of Shigella Victim
Posted on 23 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MINNEAPOLIS — Pritzker Olsen law firm has filed a lawsuit against Neel Subway Inc., owner of the Subway restaurant at 1009 East Roosevelt Road in Lombard, Ill., on behalf of a resident of DuPage County, Illinois, who battled a severe Shigella... Read More