October 20, 2021 — At least a dozen lawsuits have been filed after a deadly outbreak of Hepatitis A at Famous Anthony’s restaurants in Virginia.
Health officials first reported the outbreak back in September, warning that a person who worked at three locations of Famous Anthony’s had tested positive for Hepatitis A.
As of October 12, at least 35 people who ate at Famous Anthony’s were diagnosed with Hepatitis A, according to Dr. Cynthia Morrow of the Roanoke City and Alleghany Health Districts.
The outbreak is unusually severe, with 20 people hospitalized and one death reported.
Health officials are warning that customers may have been exposed to Hepatitis A if they ate at any of the following Famous Anthony’s locations between August 10 and August 26:
- 4913 Grandin Road
- 6499 Williamson Road
- 2221 Crystal Spring Avenue
Hepatitis A is a highly contagious virus that can easily spread when an infected person handles food and drinks. The virus attacks the liver and can cause symptoms like fever, loss of appetite, nausea, stomach pain, dark-colored urine and jaundice.
Do I have a Hepatitis A Lawsuit?
The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting Hepatitis A induced injury cases in all 50 states. If you or somebody you know has been diagnosed with Hepatitis A after eating at Famous Anthony’s, you should contact our lawyers immediately for a free case consultation. Please use the form below to contact our Food Poisoning Litigation Group or call toll free 24 hours a day at (866) 920-0753.
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