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Second Salmonella lawsuit filed against Coronet Foods in Federal Court


PITTSBURGH—Marler Clark, the Seattle attorneys representing over 80 victims of the Sheetz Salmonella outbreak, filed a second lawsuit Tuesday against Cornet Foods in Federal District Court in Pittsburgh. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of Jerri Reges, a 39-year-old Cabot, Butler County, PA resident who suffered from a Salmonella infection traced to tomatoes supplied to Sheetz stores by Coronet Foods. Co-counsel in the case is the Pittsburgh firm Meyers, Rosen, Louik & Perry.

Ms. Reges purchased a sandwich from the Sheetz convenience store located on Center Avenue in Butler, PA, on July 5. On July 6, she became ill with symptoms of Salmonella infection, including bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever. She was hospitalized at Butler Memorial Hospital for severe abdominal pain, dehydration, and low blood pressure, was kept in isolation for two days, and was eventually released four days later. She continues to recover. Her stool cultured positive for the outbreak strain of Salmonella, according to the investigating health agencies.

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