Colo. Residents Sue Over Salmonella-Tainted Water

Law360, New York (March 3, 2010, 1:47 PM EST) -- Twenty-nine families have hit the city of Alamosa, Colo., with a negligence and strict product liability lawsuit over a salmonella outbreak caused by a contamination in the town's water supply that sickened as many as 1,300 residents and resulted in one death.

The plaintiffs filed a complaint Monday in the District Court for the County of Alamosa over the 2008 salmonella outbreak.

An investigation into the cause of the outbreak by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment determined that animal fecal matter contaminated a...
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