In 1993, Jack in the Box suffered a major foodborne illness outbreak involving E. coli O157:H7 bacteria. Four children died of hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), hundreds were hospitalized and 600 others were reported sick after eating undercooked patties contaminated with fecal material containing the bacteria at locations in California, Washington, Idaho and Nevada. Brianne Kiner was one HUS survivor. Click on below to watch short video:
After two years of litigation, we were able to recover $15,600,000 for Brianne and her family.