LAS VEGAS, Nevada – The second lawsuit was filed today against JBS Tolleson on behalf of Joseph Rozich, a Las Vegas resident who was diagnosed with Salmonella Newport after consuming two Crunch Wrap Supremes from Taco Bell. Mr. Rozich is represented by Marler Clark, the food safety law firm, and Murphy & Murphy Law Offices, a respected local firm. Complaint

Mr. Rozich purchased two Crunch Wrap Supremes on August 31, from the Taco Bell restaurant located on East Windmill Lane in Las Vegas, Nevada. Later that day, he began to experience symptoms of severe diarrhea, stomach cramps, and nausea. He sought medical attention St.Rose Hospital in Henderson, Nevada where he tested positive for Salmonella Newport. Mr. Rozich continues to recover from his Salmonella infection.

On October 4, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), announced a recall of 6,912,875 pounds of JBS Tolleson raw beef products possibly contaminated with Salmonella Newport. To date, 57 people have been sickened with Salmonella Newport across 16 states.

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.