WATERLOO, New York – A settlement of $250,000 has been reached in the class action lawsuit against the McDonald’s Restaurant located at 2500 Mound Road, Waterloo, NY. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of those exposed to Hepatitis A after eating at the restaurant. The class is represented by Marler Clark, the food safety law firm and Underberg & Kessler a respected local firm.

The class is defined as follows:

All individuals who were (1) consumed food or drink products between October 31, 2015 and November 8, 2015 (the “Class Period”) purchased from the McDonald’s located at 2500 Mound Road, Waterloo, NY 13165 (the “Restaurant”); (2) subsequently obtained an HAV blood test, an immune globulin (IG) or Hepatitis A virus (HAV) vaccine within 14 days of consuming food or drink products purchased from the Restaurant during the class period; and (3) did not afterwards become infected with the Hepatitis A virus. Persons employed at the Restaurant during the Class Period are excluded from the Class.

Class members are required to submit at claim form to receive settlement money. A detailed notice of settlement and claim form will be sent by mail to each class member. Additionally, members can obtain claim forms and other information at the website www.WaterlooHepA.com.

Marler Clark, The Food Safety Law Firm, is the nation’s leading law firm representing victims of Hepatitis A outbreaks. The Hepatitis A lawyers of Marler Clark have represented thousands of victims of Hepatitis A and other foodborne illness outbreaks and have recovered over $600 million for clients.  Marler Clark is the only law firm in the nation with a practice focused exclusively on foodborne illness litigation.  Our Hepatitis A lawyers have litigated Hepatitis A cases stemming from outbreaks traced to a variety of sources, such as green onions, lettuce and restaurant food.  The law firm has brought Hepatitis A lawsuits against such companies as Costco, Subway, McDonald’s, Red Robin, Chipotle, Quiznos and Carl’s Jr.  We proudly represented the family of Donald Rockwell, who died after consuming hepatitis A tainted food and Richard Miller, who required a liver transplant after eating food at a Chi-Chi’s restaurant.

If you or a family member became ill with a Hepatitis A infection after consuming food and you’re interested in pursuing a legal claim, contact the Marler Clark Hepatitis A attorneys for a free case evaluation.