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Dave Babcock graduated cum laude from the University of Massachusetts in 1991 and received his Juris Doctor from the University of Washington Law School, graduating with Honors in 1997. Since joining Marler Clark in 2001, Dave's practice has focused on multiple party complex litigation, most commonly related to food-borne illness outbreaks. He has written several articles about food-borne illnesses and food-borne illness litigation for such publications as The Journal of Environmental Health and Trial Magazine.

Fresh off the first weekend of the return of college football, and with kids heading back to school, the Michigan Department of Agriculture (MDA) has two useful press releases to keep our food safe this fall.  Taking these tips together with some of what we have learned at Marler Clark, you get a pretty good …

Recouping the Costs of Outbreak Investigations and Prevention,” an article on whether Environmental Health Agencies and Health Departments should seek reimbursement for costs involved in outbreak investigations and prevention appeared in the January/February 2006 Journal of Environmental Health. Two key issues influence a public health agency’s decision to seek reimbursement:  Replenishing the agency’s…