Carl’s Jr. Hepatitis A Outbreak
The Spokane Regional Health District (SRHD) received a confirmed report of hepatitis A in a food handler employed at the Carl’s Jr., Restaurant on February 16, 2000. Health Department staff sent out a public notice, and encouraged any person who consumed food at Carl’s Jr. on days the food handler worked to receive IG treatment.
Marler Clark represented several people who contracted hepatitis A after eating at Carl’s Jr. as well as those who received Immune Globulin shots to prevent infection.