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Lawsuits Continue to Come for Chi-Chi’s

Lawsuits against Chi-Chi’s Mexican Restaurant, the center of a major hepatitis A outbreak last year, continue to trickle in.

As KDKA.com reported:

Two more federal lawsuits were filed this week against the chain for making what one attorney calls “hepatitis soup.”

Bennie Martino, of Monaca, and Angelo Palitti, of Aliquippa, say they too were sickened by green onions when they ate at the chain restaurant in a Beaver County mall last fall.

The suits were filed by Seattle attorney William Marler, who is representing numerous other victims in the case. Nearly 700 people were sickened in the outbreak and four died from complications. Marler says improper storage of the green onions by Chi-Chi’s led to the outbreak