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Panera Lettuce Lawsuit

Panera Lettuce Lawsuit

Lawsuits have been filed by people who suffered E. coli food poisoning from eating lettuce salads at Panera Bread.

What You Can Do & How We Can Help

The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting Panera Bread induced injury cases in all 50 states. If you or somebody you know has been diagnosed with E. coli food poisoning after eating lettuce, 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.

2nd Panera Lettuce Lawsuit for E. Coli

In July 2018, at least two women filed lawsuits against Panera Bread after they developed E. coli food poisoning from eating lettuce.

The 2nd lawsuit was filed by Robin Hall, a woman from New Jersey who ate salads with romaine lettuce at Panera Bread in March 2018. She became “violently ill” and was hospitalized from March 29 to April 8.

1st Lawsuit Filed for Panera Lettuce E. coli Outbreak

The 1st lawsuit was filed by Louise Fraser, another woman from New Jersey who was hospitalized in March 2018 with severe E. coli food poisoning after eating a Panera salad with romaine lettuce. She experienced vomiting, 3 blood transfusions, and developed a type of kidney failure called Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS).

How Many People Got Sick?

The CDC reports that 210 people in 36 states were infected with E. coli after eating romaine lettuce that was grown in Yuma, Arizona. At least 96 victims were hospitalized, including 27 people who developed Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome. Five victims died in Arkansas, California, Minnesota (2), and New York.

Panera Stops Selling Lettuce from Arizona

Panera stopped selling salads with lettuce from Yuma, Arizona on April 13, soon after the E. coli outbreak began. The company is “only sourcing our romaine from the Salinas, California area,” according to an official statement.

Symptoms of E. coli Food Poisoning

  • Diarrhea (may be watery or bloody and severe)
  • Severe stomach cramps
  • Abdominal pain or tenderness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Decreased urination
  • Feeling very tired

Do I have a Panera Lettuce Lawsuit?

The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting Panera Bread induced injury cases in all 50 states. If you or somebody you know has been diagnosed with E. coli food poisoning after eating lettuce, 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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