Food Borne Illness

Michele G Pearson

Case Conclusion Date:September 15, 2004

Practice Area:Personal Injury

Outcome:Favorable Settlement Non Disclosure Required by Defendant

Description:The Washington State Department of Health investigated and confirmed that over fifty workers were infected with E. Coli from eating contaminated food served to them at a conference center buffet. Various severities of injury occurred depending on the health and stamina of the conference attendees. Extended litigation produced a collective six figure settlement, despite the defense requirement for a non-disclosure agreement from any injured worker who accepted their offer.