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A Plaintiff’s Lawyer Discusses Food Outbreak Litigation

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“A Plaintiff’s Lawyer Discusses Food Outbreak Litigation” with Elliot L. Olsen, Esq. of PritzkerOlsen, P.A.
Elliot Olsen practices in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death, products liability, medical malpractice, and foodborne illness litigation. As a recognized national leader in foodborne illness, he has lectured to a broad range of the industry, including produce growers, beef and poultry producers, and other lawyers.  In 2012, he was again named a “Super Lawyer” by Minnesota Law and Politics.
Mr. Olsen received his undergraduate degree from Carleton College and his law degree from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.  Mr. Olsen is a Certified Civil Trial Specialist with the Minnesota State Bar and is an elected member of the American Board of Trial Advocates.
1. Introduction.
2. What is a foodborne illness case?
3. The use of governmental outbreak test results in a case.
4. What is pulsed field gel electrophoresis (PFGE)?
5. What is multi-virulence locus–sequence typing (MVLST)?
6. Is the tracking food production from field to fork helpful for plaintiffs?
7. Examples of food production management failures which led to outbreaks.
8. Additional damages to the food industry due to outbreaks.
9. Other projects and cases.

Elliot L. Olsen, Esq.
PritzkerOlsen, P.A.
Suite 2950
45 South 7th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402-1652
612-338-0104 Fax