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Lombard, IL E. coli outbreak Linked to Los Burritos Mexicanos

An E. coli outbreak in DuPage County, Illinois resulted in the closure of Los Burritos Mexicanos, a Lombard restaurant, in mid-June.

Marler Clark represents several victims of the El Burrito Mexicano E. coli outbreak.  The firm filed a lawsuit on behalf of one woman on June 20, 2013.

An E. coli outbreak in DuPage county, Illinois, is suspected to have been caused by food served at the Los Burritos Mexicanos restaurant in Lombard.  The restaurant was closed on June 14, 2013 during an E. coli outbreak investigation.

Several E. coli outbreak victims have been hospitalized.

9 confirmed and 8 probable E. coli cases are part of the outbreak being investigated.

Symptoms of E. coli infection include painful abdominal cramping and diarrhea, which may be bloody.  Anyone who ate at the Los Burritos Mexicanos restaurant and is experiencing symptoms of E. coli should contact a healthcare provider and the local health department to report their illness.

Hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) is a complication of E. coli infection that can cause acute kidney failure.  Children are most likely to develop HUS.

Contact the Marler Clark E. coli Attorneys

If you or a family member became ill with an E. coli infection after consuming food from Los Burritos Mexicanos and you’re interested in pursuing a legal claim, you can contact the Marler Clark E. coli attorneys for a free case evaluation.  Marler Clark is the nation’s leading law firm representing victims of E. coli outbreaks and other foodborne illnesses.  The law firm has represented thousands of victims of E. coli and other foodborne illness infections, and is the only firm in the nation with a practice focused exclusively on foodborne illness litigation.