When Bill Marler was 16 years old, he ran away from home and became a migrant worker for a while, living in squalid cabins, sleeping outdoors, and hitchhiking rides to farms to pick crops.

The low point of Marler’s life came when he lost a gig and completely ran out of money.

For a week,

Law360: Prominent food safety plaintiffs’ attorney Bill Marler of Marler Clark LLP, who has been representing victims of foodborne illnesses since the early 1990s, recently spoke with Law360 about practicing remotely from his home on Bainbridge Island in Puget Sound and about food safety concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Marler began his career in

Kyle Bagenstose of  USA Today did a deep dive into food safety in today’s article: “Inspections, citations, recalls slashed: Coronavirus is testing America’s food safety net.”  The lack of inspections and recalls are of great concern.

In addition, the questions raised about foodborne illness investigations (or the lack thereof) are of even great concern, as

Recognizing the impact on our communities, we have donated nearly $100,000 to local food banks.  We have also donated $20,000 to area restaurants to serve people in need and to help keep restaurant employees employed.  We are honored to also be serving dinners and lunches to local Police and Fire departments and a local medical