ELKO, Nevada – A lawsuit was filed today on behalf of Harry Wiseman who was diagnosed with Salmonella after consuming food on prepared and sold by The Grille at Gold Dust West in Elko, Nevada. Mr. Wiseman is represented by Marler Clark, the nation’s food safety law firm, and Murphy and Murphy, a respected Las Vegas firm.
On March 2nd, 2019, Mr. Wiseman consumed contaminated ham and eggs prepared by The Grille at Gold Dust. Two days later he began experiencing symptoms of bloating and nausea, which escalated to severe diarrhea. On March 5th, while accompanying his wife to her dental appointment, the plaintiff collapsed and was subsequently transported by ambulance to St. Luke’s Hospital in Twin Falls, Idaho.
Mr. Wiseman remained in the hospital for nine days, suffering complete kidney failure. During his hospital stay, Mr. Wiseman tested positive for Salmonella through a stool sample. He continues to recover from his Salmonella infection and related injuries.
As of March 15, seventeen cases of Salmonella linked to The Grille at Gold Dust West have been reported in Elko, Nevada by the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services. The owner of Gold Dust West, Jacobs Entertainment, Inc., has confirmed that it is cooperating with health officials to identify the source of the contamination. The health department has requested the removal of eggs from the menu of The Grille and is continuing to investigate the suppliers of food products at Gold Dust West.
“The CDC estimates yearly that over 1.2 million people are sickened with over 23,000 hospitalizations and at least 450 deaths in the United States,” said William D. Marler, managing parter at the Food Safety Law Firm, Marler Clark. “Mr. Wiseman suffered a significant illness, and although we are hopeful for a full recovery, any recovery will take a very long time,” added Marler Clark attorney Josh Fensterbush.
Marler Clark, The Food Safety Law Firm, is the nation’s leading law firm representing victims of Salmonella outbreaks. The Salmonella lawyers of Marler Clark have represented thousands of victims of Salmonella and other foodborne illness outbreaks and have recovered over $650 million for clients. Marler Clark is the only law firm in the nation with a practice focused exclusively on foodborne illness litigation. Our Salmonella lawyers have litigated Salmonella cases stemming from outbreaks traced to a variety of foods, such as cantaloupe, tomatoes, ground turkey, salami, sprouts, cereal, peanut butter, and food served in restaurants. The law firm has brought Salmonella lawsuits against such companies as Cargill, ConAgra, Peanut Corporation of America, Sheetz, Taco Bell, Subway and Wal-Mart.
If you or a family member became ill with a Salmonella infection, including Reactive Arthritis or Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), after consuming food and you’re interested in pursuing a legal claim, contact the Marler Clark Salmonella attorneys for a free case evaluation.