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E. coli O111 Lawsuit against Country Cottage of Locust Grove coming soon

This coming week we will be filing suit against Country Cottage Restaurant and its owners on behalf of a dozen seriously injured victims of this outbreak.  Combined, our clients’ medical bills are over $1,000,000 to date.  Kim Archer of the Tulsa World has done a great job of recalling the horrors of the United States’ largest E. coli O111 outbreak.

• 341 were sickened

• 70 people were hospitalized, including 22 children

• 17 people received kidney dialysis, including eight children

• 1 man died

Although, we offered the owners, the restaurant, it’s lawyers and insurance company the opportunity to resolve the case, they did not respond.  Here is the final report of the outbreak: