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  • Hepatitis Litigation

    This Hepatitis Litigation site exists to assist present Marler Clark Hepatitis-impacted clients, co-counsel, media, and potential clients keep up to date on current Hepatitis litigation being pursued by Marler Clark throughout the United States.

    • Papa Johns Hepatitis A Class Action

      A Settlement has been reached in this lawsuit concerning alleged exposure to the Hepatitis A virus at the Papa John’s restaurant located at 8016-B Cambridge Commons Drive, Charlotte, North Carolina from March 28, 2014 through April 7, 2014.

      What is this case about?  The plaintiff, Crystal Cagler, acting on behalf of herself and all those similarly situated, has sued defendant Papa John’s USA, Inc. to recover damages for physical injury and economic loss allegedly arising from obtaining immune globulin immunization shots and Hepatitis-A…

    • Red Robin Hepatitis A Class Action

      Springfield Missouri Health officials administered more than 5,000 doses of the hepatitis A vaccine.

      On May 20, 2014, health department officials learned of a food service worker at the Red Robin restaurant who had tested positive for Hepatitis A. Individuals potentially exposed to the Hepatitis A virus dined at the restaurant between May 8 and 16.

      Marler Clark filed a class action lawsuit against Red Robin restaurant.  The lawsuit was filed on behalf of restaurant patrons who received hepatitis A vaccinations after alleged…

    • New Hawaii Sea Restaurant Hepatitis A Outbreak And Class Action

      The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene announced that a hepatitis A outbreak had been traced to the New Hawaii Sea Restaurant in the Bronx after learning that one employee and four patrons of the restaurant had fallen ill with hepatitis A infections.

      According to health officials, customers who ate food from New Hawaii Sea Restaurant in the Bronx (located at 1475 Williamsbridge Road) between September 7 and September 19, 2013 were at risk for developing hepatitis A.

      Marler Clark represents people who fell ill…

    • Townsend Farms Organic Frozen Berries Hepatitis A Lawsuits

      The Marler Clark attorneys have filed 55 lawsuits against Townsend Farms, the company whose Organic Anti-oxidant Blend of frozen berries and pomegranate seeds has been identified as the source of a hepatitis A outbreak among residents of 9 states.  The law firm has filed individual lawsuits on behalf of Arizona, California, Colorado and Washington residents who fell ill with a hepatitis A infections after eating the frozen berry mix and 9 class action lawsuits on behalf of all individuals who had to receive vaccination against hepatitis…

    • Alta Restaurant Hepatitis A Exposure Lawsuit

      Marler Clark filed a class action lawsuit against Alta Restaurant, a West Village restaurant, in April, 2013.  The lawsuit was filed on behalf of all Alta Restaurant patrons who were potentially exposed to the hepatitis A virus after eating desserts purchased at the restaurant between March 23 and April 2, 2013, and had to receive a hepatitis A vaccination or Immune Globulin inoculation to prevent infection with hepatitis A. 

      The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene held shot clinics for Alta Restaurant patrons,…

    • McDonald’s Hepatitis A Exposure Class Action Lawsuit (Alabama)

      Marler Clark represents individuals who received either hepatitis A vaccination or immunoglobulin injections to prevent infection with hepatitis A after exposure at a McDonald’s restaurant located in Northport, Alabama, in a class action lawsuit against the restaurant.  The class action lawsuit was filed on behalf of anyone who was potentially exposed to hepatitis A by consuming food and drink at the McDonald’s restaurant on March 14, 2012 or during breakfast hours on March 16, 2012, or through exposure to other restaurant patrons…

    • Olive Garden hepatitis A exposure Class Action Lawsuit

      The Marler Clark law firm filed a class action lawsuit against the Olive Garden on behalf of over 3,000 people who received Immune globulin injections or hepatitis A vaccinations after eating at the Fayetteville, North Carolina Olive Garden location on several dates in late July and early August, 2011.  Olive Garden patrons who were eligible to join the class action lawsuit received the Ig or hepatitis A shots to prevent infection after a food worker tested positive for hepatitis A. 

      November 27, 2012 was the deadline for…

    • Subway Hepatitis A Lawsuits

      In October of 1999, the King and Snohomish County health departments investigated a hepatitis A outbreak in the Seattle area.  Interviews with outbreak victims revealed that ill individuals had consumed Subway sandwiches from one of two Northeast Seattle Subway restaurants in the weeks before exhibiting symptoms of hepatitis A infection. 

      The joint health department investigation resulted in the identification of an estimated 40 hepatitis A cases associated with the consumption of food purchased from the two Subway restaurants. …

    • Taco Bell Hepatitis A Legal Cases

      In December of 2000, the Lake County Health Department (LCHD) learned of seven hepatitis A cases, including five hospitalizations, in Lake and neighboring Sumter Counties in a two week span.  LCHD notified the Florida Department of Health, and the two public health agencies conducted a joint investigation into the hepatitis A outbreak, which revealed 21 hepatitis A cases in the two counties. 

      A case-control study indicated that food served at the Taco Bell restaurant in Fruitland Park, Florida, was the source of the hepatitis…

    • Houlihan’s Hepatitis A Lawsuit

      In January of 2007, a food worker at Houlihan’s restaurant in Geneva, Illinois, was diagnosed with a hepatitis A infection. Kane County health officials inspected the restaurant that afternoon, and warned all patrons who had eaten at the restaurant between January 8 and January 19, when the employee was infectious, of their potential exposure to the hepatitis A virus. In particular, customers who had ordered and consumed iced drinks were at risk for becoming ill with hepatitis A.

      The Kane County Health Department held clinics at two…

    • McDonald’s Hepatitis A Lawsuit (Quad-Cities, Illinois)

      At least 32 people in the Quad-Cities, Illinois, area became ill with hepatitis A infections after eating food purchased from the Milan, Illinois, McDonald’s restaurant in the summer of 2009.  Most of the cases were among Rock Island County residents (18), but residents of Henry, Mercer, Warren, and Woodford counties also became ill with hepatitis A infections after eating at the restaurant.  At least eleven people were hospitalized due to the severity of their hepatitis A symptoms. 

      After the hepatitis A outbreak was…

    • McDonald’s Hepatitis A Lawsuit (Washington State)

      In 1998, the Skagit County Health Department (SCHD) learned that several area residents had been diagnosed with hepatitis A and began an outbreak investigation.  During its investigation into the source of the hepatitis A outbreak, SCHD determined that the outbreak had occurred among patrons of the Mt. Vernon, Washington, McDonald’s restaurant.  Further investigation led to the conclusion that an assistant manager who had worked at the McDonald’s while infected with hepatitis A had contaminated food served to the restaurant’s…

    • Carl’s Jr. Hepatitis A Lawsuits

      In February of 2000, the Spokane Regional Health District learned that an employee at a Carl’s Jr. restaurant in Spokane, Washington, had tested positive for hepatitis A.  The worker handled food at the Carl’s Jr. and over 1,400 people received Immune Globulin injections to prevent against hepatitis A infection after eating food prepared by the worker while they were infections. 

      Marler Clark represented four families with members who became ill with hepatitis A after eating at the restaurant in claims against Carl’s Jr. …

    • Chipotle Grill Hepatitis A Litigation

      In early May, 2008,  more than twenty people who ate at the La Mesa, CA Chipotle Grill between March 1 and April 22 had tested positive for Hepatitis A Virus (HAV) infection. More than a dozen victims contacted the hepatitis A attorneys at Marler Clark, and three lawsuits were filed on behalf of four clients.  All hepatitis A lawsuits have since been resolved.

      Hepatitis A is a food borne virus that can be passed by infected food handlers to consumers.  The virus attacks the liver, and symptoms can include nausea, vomiting,…

    • Maple Lawn Dairy Hepatitis A Outbreak Litigation

      On November 6, 2004, the Chemung County Health Department issued a hepatitis A news release announcing that four persons had confirmed hepatitis A infections which were traceable to the Maple Lawn Dairy Family Restaurant. The Health Department advised that persons who had eaten at the Maple Lawn Dairy between September 26 and October 10, 2004 may have been exposed to the Hepatitis A virus, and recommended that persons who had potentially been exposed receive injections of immune globulin, an antibody treatment that provides protection from the…

    • Friendly’s Hepatitis A Class Action Lawsuit

      On June 25, 2004, Marler Clark filed a Class Action lawsuit against Friendly’s International on behalf of more than 1,500 persons who were required to get Hepatitis A vaccinations following possible exposure to the virus at a Friendly’s restaurant in Arlington, Mass. The Town of Arlington Board of Health issued a warning and call for people to receive shots after it was learned that an employee of the restaurant was infected with Hepatitis A.

      The hepatitis A lawyers at Marler Clark reached a settlement with Friendly’s, and checks…

    • D’Angelo’s Hepatitis A Outbreak Litigation

      Marler Clark’s food poisoning attorneys represented fifteen people who contracted hepatitis A after eating at D’Angelo’s in Massachusetts in claims against the restaurant.  In addition to individual claims brought on behalf of people who were sickened in the outbreak, Marler Clark represented members of a class action who had eaten at the restaurant and had been exposed to the hepatitis A virus but had not become ill in a lawsuit against D’Angelo’s.  In February of 2004, a judge approved the settlement…

    • Chi-Chi’s hepatitis A outbreak litigation

      Pennsylvania State health officials first learned of a potential HAV outbreak from emergency room doctors in Beaver County, who reported an unusually high number of hepatitis A cases in late October, 2003. Investigators from the health department began investigating the people who had fallen ill, and determined that the common thread for all was having eaten at the Chi Chi’s restaurant at the Beaver Valley Mall. Once the department isolated the restaurant as the probable source of the outbreak, Chi Chi’s closed the restaurant voluntarily…

    • Quizno’s Hepatitis A Class Action Lawsuit

      On June 27, 2004, the Boston Public Health Commission announced that customers who had eaten foods prepared at a Boston Quizno’s restaurant located at 74 Summer Street between June 17 and June 19 may be at risk of developing hepatitis A, and urged all customers who hade eaten cold or uncooked foods purchased from the restaurant during that period to contact their health care provider to receive an injection of immune globulin to prevent becoming ill with hepatitis A.  Following the warning, a large number of persons obtained the recommended…

    • Silver Grill Hepatitis A Outbreak Litigation

      In September, October, November, and December of 2005, Los Angeles County witnessed a significant increase in reported hepatitis A illnesses among its residents. Investigations by state and local health agencies identified at least three point-source hepatitis A outbreaks, with one occurring among cast and crew on a movie set in north Hollywood. During their investigation into the outbreak, health officials identified October 3, 2005, as the date that the cast and crewmembers were exposed to hepatitis A-contaminated food. Catering services were…

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