Seniors, Pregnant Women at Heightened Risk
Symptoms of Listeria infection can take as long as 70 days to develop. They include high fever, severe headache, stiff neck, other muscle stiffness, confusion, loss of balance, and convulsions. Among pregnant women, Listeria can cause miscarriage or stillbirth.
Pregnant women who can suffer a miscarriage or stillbirth even if they only experience mild symptoms of a Listeria infection. Seniors are at risk for more severe illness if they contract listeriosis. Half of the patients in this outbreak are between the ages of 72 and 92 years old. Five of the patients are women who developed listeriosis while they were pregnant. One of them suffered a miscarriage.
Experienced Listeria Lawyers
If you developed a Listeria infection after eating Big Olaf ice cream and would like to discuss your legal options, please contact our Listeria lawyers. Our Food Safety Team has more experience handling Listeria lawsuits than any other law firm in the country securing some of the largest Listeria settlements in U.S. history including a recent award of $6.4 million.