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Victims of E. Coli O111 Outbreak File Lawsuit

Twelve Oklahoma families yesterday sued the Country Cottage restaurant in Locust Grove for injuries they endured from the largest recorded outbreak of E. coli O111. Pryor’s Blevins Law Firm and Marler Clark, the Seattle law firm that represents victims of foodborne illness throughout the nation filed the suit on behalf of the families. “Many of… Continue Reading

Outbreak Victims to Sue OK Restaurant

A dozen Oklahoma families are about to sue the Country Cottage restaurant in Locust Grove and its owners for the injuries they and their children received in the largest outbreak of E. coli O111 in U.S. history. Fourteen injured Oklahomans from those families are going to Court because they were unable to reach adequate settlements… Continue Reading

Oklahoma E. coli O111 Outbreak

Editor’s Note:  This is the third installment in a ten-part series on meaningful foodborne illness outbreaks. After many outbreaks of E. coli O157:H7, usually associated with a recall of contaminated beef, Oklahoma woke up one morning to learn that another strain could also injure and kill.   The largest outbreak of E coli O111 saw limited… Continue Reading