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Why Hepatitis A Vaccinations are Bad for (My) Business

hepatitis-a-vaccinations.jpgWhy Hepatitis A Vaccinations are Bad for (My) Business,” appeared in the July/August 2002 issue of Food Quality Magazine.  It begins:  “Let’s be honest: as an attorney who makes a substantial portion of his living by filing lawsuits against restaurants, it’s not in my financial interest to have the National Restaurant Association (NRA) change its position on mandatory hepatitis-A vaccinations for food-handlers.” I argue that food handlers play a large part in hepatitis A outbreaks and that, if food handlers were vaccinated against hepatitis A, Marler Clark would represent fewer clients in claims against restaurants that are the source of hepatitis A outbreaks.

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