E. Coli Litigation

A resource for E. Coli Outbreak Legal Cases sponsored by Marler Clark

Schnucks Romaine Lettuce E. coli Outbreak Lawsuits and Litigation

In December of 2011, Marler Clark filed the first lawsuit in a 60-person E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce sold at salad bars inside of Schnucks supermarkets in the following 10 states: Arizona (1), Arkansas (2), Georgia (1), Illinois (9), Indiana (2), Kansas (3), Kentucky (1), Minnesota (3), Missouri (37), and Nebraska (1).  The lawsuit was on filed behalf of a St. Louis woman who was hospitalized with an E. coli infection that lead to the development of hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) which caused her kidneys to fail. 

Marler Clark has filed a total of two lawsuits in this outbreak.  Along with Schnucks, Moore, Oklahoma-based distributor Vaughan Foods has been added as a defendant in all litigation related to this outbreak.


* Marler Calls on Schnucks to Reveal Romaine Lettuce Producer/Distributor, Pay Victim Medical Bills
* Marler Clark Files Lawsuit Against Schnucks on Behalf of E. coli Victim
* Marler Clark Uncovers Distributor in Schnucks E. coli Outbreak, Adds Vaughan Foods to Lawsuit
* Second Lawsuit Filed in Schnucks Romaine Lettuce E. coli Outbreak