About E. coli

From the nation’s leading law firm representing victims of E. coli and other foodborne illness outbreaks.

About E. coli Blog

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania E. coli Death

KDKA TV reports that a child from Mercer, Pennsylvania has died, likely of hemolytic uremic syndrome caused by E. coli O157:H7.

The State Health Department has confirmed that a young child from the area has died from E. coli. The state is investigating the death and has alerted local hospitals to be on the look out for other cases.

The Health Department says this appears to be an isolated case and not related to any recent scares. Officials are not releasing the child’s identity.
 

Connect with Marler Clark

Office:

1012 First Avenue
Fifth Floor
Seattle, WA 98104

Hours:

M-F, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, Pacific

Call toll free:

1 (800) 884-9840

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