CLE: FOOD & BEVERAGE LITIGATION
Tue Jul 25, 2017
1875 Eye Street, NW, Suite 802, Washington, District of Columbia,
- NCAPA Members $40.00
- Non-Members $60.00
of food poisoning and food-related illness seem to pop up and make headlines at
least a few times every year. Learn the basics of food poisoning claims,
including what legal theories can form the basis for a lawsuit, how to prove a
food poisoning case, and who to sue.
Mr. Doerrer will be speaking about food injury cases, and will
Food Illness Outbreaks—Jack in the Box (1993); PCA Peanut Butter (2009).
of Liability: Strict Liability; Breach of Warranty; Negligence; Negligence Per
negligence cases, use codes, regulations, ordinances, and other standards to
establish the standard of care
Defendants: Producers; Distributors; Wholesalers; Retailers & Restaurants
- Sources of
evidence: Health department reports; News reports; FOIA requests
o Key Evidence;
o The actual food (usually not available);
o Clusters of illness;
o Prior inspections/Complaints;
o Medical Records;
o Expert Testimony
for Punitive Damages
Stan Doerrer is a Washington, D.C., and
Virginia-licensed attorney with experience in a broad range of personal injury
matters. Stan is particularly interested in food injury cases, and has worked
on cases involving E. coli O157, Trichinosis, and other foodborne-pathogens.
Prior to working at Grenier Law Group, Stan litigated class actions on behalf
of consumers nationwide. Stan is a 2005 graduate of the George Washington
University Law School, and is originally from Massachusetts.