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First Lawsuit in Cooper’s Hawk Winery Cyclospora Outbreak Filed by Pritzker Hageman National Food Safety Law Firm

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — National food safety law firm Pritzker Hageman, filed the first Cyclospora outbreak lawsuit against Cooper’s Hawk Jacksonville, LLC, doing business as Cooper’s Hawk. Attorneys Ryan Osterholm and Lindsay Lien Rinholen filed the suit on Friday, July 12th, 2019 in Florida’s Fourth Judicial Circuit Court. The lawsuit (filing number 92497394) was filed on behalf of Jacksonville resident Lekeysha Bentley, who suffered a Cyclospora infection after consuming food at Cooper’s Hawk.

As a result of her Cyclospora infection, Ms. Bentley suffered weeks of debilitating illness and, despite ongoing treatment, her symptoms continue to persist.

Because Cyclospora is colorless and odorless, consumers like Ms. Bentley and others have no way of detecting the contamination before consumption, so it is incumbent upon any establishment serving food to ensure it is free from contamination by Cyclospora parasites.

About the Pritzker Hageman Food Safety Legal Team

Attorney Ryan Osterholm is a lawyer who has devoted his entire career to representing food poisoning victims. He has represented individuals sickened in virtually every major foodborne illness outbreak and recovered millions on their behalf. He believes that getting legal accountability from food suppliers helps promote a safer food supply by disincentivizing practices that make consumers sick.

Attorney Lindsay Lien Rinholen is an up-and-comer in the field of foodborne illness litigation, she is a passionate advocate for those sickened at the hands of irresponsible food companies. Having witnessed firsthand the tragic implications of contaminated food on the lives of her clients, she believes that our food supply must be vigilantly protected.


Pritzker Hageman, P.A.


Ryan Osterholm

Lindsay Lien Rinholen

SOURCE Pritzker Hageman, P.A.

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