Salmonella Litigation

A resource for Salmonella Outbreak Legal Cases sponsored by Marler Clark

The Salmonella lawyers at Marler Clark developed this site to keep our clients up-to-date on current litigation being prosecuted by Marler Clark throughout the United States. The site is also a resource for Marler Clark co-counsel in Salmonella cases, print and broadcast media who are working on stories about Salmonella outbreaks and outbreak-related lawsuits, and potential clients who are researching Marler Clark in anticipation of filing a Salmonella claim.

Marler Clark Current Case Updates

Salmonella litigation is currently taking place in several states.

  • Caldwell Parish Jambalaya Salmonella Outbreak

    As of October 23, officials with the Louisiana Department of Health are providing the most recent case counts of individuals who have been identified with a gastrointestinal illness related to the food poisoning outbreak in Caldwell Parish.

    158 people have been identified with gastrointestinal illness. 40 people have been hospitalized, with almost all now discharged. The health department is continuing to investigate a death that may be associated with the outbreak. Officials are working with the pathologist responsible for the autopsy and CDC to determine if post-mortem testing can be performed by the CDC. The ages of those with a confirmed illness range from 10 years old to 82, and mean age is 37.

  • Chapel Hill Creamery Salmonella Outbreak and Lawsuit

    The Chapel Hill Creamery in Chapel Hill, NC, is recalling all of its cheese products because they have been linked to a growing Salmonella outbreak in North Carolina and elsewhere.  Marler Clark Salmonella Lawyers represent 2 people sickened in this outbreak.

  • Chincoteague Chili Chowder Cook-Off Outbreak Lawsuits

    In October 2017, Virginia Health officials announced that 150 people living in 8 states had been sickened by Salmonella after attending the Chincoteague Chili Chowder Cook-Off on September 30th. More than 2,000 people attended the 18th Annual Chincoteague Chili Chowder Cook-Off and Car Show on Sept. 30.
    Matson said most people sickened by the bacteria have already become ill with diarrhea, vomiting and fever. The 150 people who’ve gotten sick live in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and North Carolina. Officials linked the outbreak to clam chowder cooked by The Crab Shack. Marler Clark is currently representing 18 individuals who were affected in the outbreak.

  • Fred Meyer Pre-Cut Fruit Salmonella Outbreak Litigation

    The Washington State Department of Health has linked a Salmonella outbreak to pre-cut fruit in Washington and Oregon. Officials are urging people to throw away pre-cut watermelon, cantaloupe, or fruit mixes purchased on or about October 25-December 1 from QFC, Fred Meyer, Rosauers, and Central Market. As of December 1, 18 people from King (5), Pierce (1), Snohomish (7), Thurston (1), and Yakima (1) counties along with two individuals from Oregon have been diagnosed with Salmonella.

  • Hollywood Baja Fresh Salmonella Outbreak and Lawsuit

    On July 8, 2016, the Oregon State Public Health Laboratory (OSPHL) identified seven cases of Salmonella Newport infection that matched by Pulse Field Gel Electrophoresis (PFGE), with onsets from 6/9/16-6/29/16. Cases were from three counties in Oregon (Multnomah, Washington, and Marion counties) and Clark County in Washington State. In collaboration with local public health officials, Oregon Health Authority (OHA) epidemiologists investigated to determine whether the cases stemmed from a common source.  Marler Clark Salmonella Attorneys represented one case from this outbreak.  All cases have been resolved.

  • Mona Pita Mediterranean Grill Salmonella Outbreak Lawsuits

    North Carolina Division of Public Health began investigating an outbreak of Salmonella at the Mona Pita Mediterranean Grill located at 5260 Capital Boulevard in Raleigh, North Carolina on February 10, 2017 in response to a complaint from two people who had been hospitalized from their severe symptoms after eating at Mona Pita. Public Health investigators interviewed 104 people in association with the Mona Pita Salmonella outbreak. Interviews revealed that 41 people had fallen ill after eating at Mona Pita between February 3 and February 11, 2017. Of those 41 people, 23 sought medical care, and 18 were hospitalized due to the severity of their symptoms. Symptoms reported by cases in this outbreak generally consisted of nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, and fever. These are consistent with Salmonella infection. Thirteen people had laboratory-confirmed Salmonellosis.

  • Morimoto Napa Salmonella Outbreak and Litigation

    The Napa County Public Health Department (NCPHD), announced on October 20, 2016 that it was collaborating with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) to investigate a cluster of Salmonella infections among patrons Morimoto Napa, Napa County, California.  Marler Clark Salmonella Lawyers represent three people sickened in this outbreak.
    At the time of the announcement, ten gastrointestinal illnesses among patrons of the restaurant had been reported. Three patients were culture-confirmed Salmonella. Out of the ten illness cases, seven were from California, two were from Florida, and one was from Texas. The seven California patients were from four local health jurisdictions: Alameda (1), Santa Clara (2), Solano (1), and Sonoma (3). Illness onset dates ranged from October 11 to 14, 2016. The reported meal dates at Morimoto were October 10, 11, and 12, 2016. Three of eight patients with available information reported hospitalization and no deaths were reported.

  • Oscar’s of Breckenridge Salmonella Outbreak and Litigation

    In July 2016, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) and Summit County Public Health (SCPH) investigated an outbreak of Salmonella Ohio. Infection occurred among patrons and staff of Oscar’s of Breckenridge which was found to have substantial food handling deficiencies. In total 19 cases were identified. All 12 employees were laboratory confirmed with Salmonella Ohio. Seven of the 12 employees reported some form of illness, however one reported only headache with an unknown onset date and another reported only fever without reporting onset date. The remaining five reported some form of gastrointestinal illness with onset dates from July 1 through July 10.  Marler Clark represents six individuals.

  • Relish Foods Tuna Salmonella Outbreak Lawsuits

    On August 29, 2017, Clark County Public Health in Washington state was notified of five cases of Salmonella enterica serotype Paratyphi. So many cases of a relatively rare serotype of Salmonella occurring in one county at the same time unmistakably signaled an outbreak. This became further undeniable to public health investigators when twelve more cases were reported to the Oregon Health Authority. Genetic testing of isolates from all seventeen cases were indistinguishable, indicating a shared source of infection.