“Our law firm is looking at how romaine lettuce got contaminated with E. coli, a deadly bacteria. The companies responsible need to be held accountable.”Attorney Brendan Flaherty
A 2018 E. coli outbreak has been linked to romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, Arizona. To date there are over 120 people sickened in 25 states: Alaska (8), Arizona (8), California (24), Colorado (2), Connecticut (2), Georgia (4), Idaho (11), Illinois (1), Kentucky (1), Louisiana (1), Massachusetts (2), Michigan (4), Mississippi (1), Missouri (1), Montana (8), New Jersey (7), New York (2), Ohio (3), Pennsylvania (20), South Dakota (1), Tennessee (1), Virginia (1), Washington (6), and Wisconsin (1). Over 50 people have been hospitalized, 14 of whom developed kidney failure from a severe complication called hemolytic uremic syndrome. Read more: Romaine Lettuce E. coli Total 53, 5 with HUS Kidney Failure.
You can contact our law firm if you were sickened by lettuce. Our law firm has won money for people who contracted E. coli infections after eating lettuce. In lettuce E. coli outbreak cases, we look at the food service company that ran the cafeteria, the supplier of the lettuce, and the grower to obtain compensation for our clients.
We can help determine if you have the right to sue the lettuce producer, a restaurant, or another company. For a free consultation about an E coli lettuce lawsuit, please call 1-888-377-8900 (toll free) or submit our free consultation form.
Attorney for Lettuce E. coli Outbreak Investigation
2017 E coli O157 Outbreak
Our lawyers are investigating a multistate outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O157:H7 infections (STEC O157:H7) in 13 states: California, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Vermont and Washington. Five people have been hospitalized in the United States, including one who died. Two people have developed hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), a type of kidney failure. Onset of illness was from November 15 to December 8, 2017.
The source of a related Canadian outbreak was romain lettuce. Our lawyers can help you sue for E. coli from lettuce.
E. coli Outbreak Associated with Fast Food Lettuce
Our law firm has successfully recovered compensation for victims of E. coli outbreaks linked to lettuce served at fast food restaurants in Minnesota and Iowa. We have a confidentiality agreement with the defendents in these cases.
We are a national law firm, and if you or a loved one has been sickened in a lettuce outbreak, we would like to hear from you, even if you live in a state not mentioned above. To contact an E. coli lawyer, please call 1-888-377-8900 (toll free).
Lettuce E. coli Lawyer Can Help You Get Compensation
The amount of compensation for an E. coli victim is dependent on a number of factors, including the length of the hospital stay, the estimated time for recovery, complications related to the E. coli poisoning, estimated medical expenses into the future, and estimated cost of care.
E. coli cases involving hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), a severe complication of an E. coli infection, have resulted in multi-million-dollar verdicts.
Our lawyers represent E. coli victims throughout the United States and are willing to meet with victims and families in the hospital.
Contact a food safety lawyer for a free consultation regarding your case.