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Marler Clark Files 17 Hepatitis A Lawsuits

Seattle-based Marler Clark, the nation’s leading law firm representing victims of foodborne illness, has filed 17 lawsuits against Townsend Farms, the Oregon company whose frozen berry and pomegranate seed blend has been identified as the source of a hepatitis A outbreak among 100 residents of 7 states.

Individual Lawsuits

  • Arizona:
  1.  Maricopa County Superior Court Case No. CV2013-008589, and
  2. Pima County Superior Court Case No. 2:13-CV-001146-MEA
  • California:
  1.  San Diego County Superior Court Case No. 37-2013-00051417-CU-PL-CTL,
  2. San Diego County Superior Court Case No. 37-2013-00052490-CU-PL-NC,
  3. Yolo County Superior Court Case No. YOSU CVPO 130001067, and
  4. Los Angeles County Superior Court Case No. 8C512593
  • Colorado:  Arapahoe County District Court Case No. 13CV30211
  • Washington:  Snohomish County Superior Court Case No. 13-2-05597-8

Class Action Lawsuits

  • Arizona:  Pima County Superior Court Case No. C20133225
  • California:  Orange County Superior Court Case No. 30-2013-00654042-CU-MT-CXC
  • Colorado:  El Paso County District Court Case No. 68E33494AEB36
  • Hawaii:  Hawaii Circuit Court Case No. 13-1-1683-06-VLC
  • Idaho:  Ada County District Court Case No. CV 0C 1310499
  • Nevada: Clark County District Court Case No. A-13-683473-C
  • New Mexico: Bernalillo County District Court Case No. D-202-CV-2013-04991
  • Oregon:  Multnomah County Circuit Court Case No. 130608425
  • Washington: King County Superior Court Case No. 13-2-22482-8 SEA

William Marler and the attorneys at Marler Clark have represented thousands of victims of hepatitis A and other foodborne illness outbreaks.  The law firm has recovered over $600 million in verdicts and settlements on behalf of victims of foodborne illness.