David Fish posts at Plaintiffs’ Lawyer Blog about a class action on behalf of restaurant owners to recover the cost of spinach they trashed in the wake of the recent e-coli outbreak. David has details and the complaint is here.

A quick search of Google News shows this is not the first lawsuit filed over the outbreak. Reports show:

The firm behind three of these suits is Seattle’s Marler Clark.

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