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E. coli litigation, past and present

Marler Clark has extensive experience representing victims of E. coli illnesses. The firm has represented over 1,000 E. coli victims since 1993, when William Marler represented Brianne Kiner in her $15.6 million E. coli settlement with Jack in the Box. In 1998, Marler clark resolved the Odwalla juice E. coli outbreak for the five families whose children developed HUS and were severely injured after consuming contaminated apple juice for $12 million.
In September, 2003, the Washington Supreme Court declined to review a decision upholding a $4.6 million award to 11 children injured in a 1998 E. coli O157:H7 outbreak that was linked to undercooked taco meat served as part of a school lunch at an elementary school.
The firm currently represents 24 victims of E. coli poisoning traced to contaminated lettuce served at Pat & Oscars restaurants and school lunch programs in San Diego and Orange Counties in September and October as well as the family of a woman who died after eating contaminated spinach at a Portola Valley, CA nursing home.
To see a list of cases Marler Clark has litigated, or is in the process of litigating, visit www.about-ecoli.com.

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1012 First Avenue
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Seattle, WA 98104

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If you have questions about foodborne illness, your rights or the legal process, we’d be happy to answer them for you.