Richard Spoor to file against Tiger Brands for first 10 applicants, and is seeking more
Lawyer Richard Spoor will lodge the planned class action lawsuit against Tiger Brands and Enterprise Products on Thursday, on behalf of people who contracted listeriosis and the families of those who died. Spoor‚ in conjunction with Bill Marler from Marler Clark attorneys in the US‚ will use 10 applicants as representatives for families who lost loved ones or people who survived listeriosis but may have been injured. They will ask that Tiger Brands and Enterprise Products, its subsidiary, be found liable for death and injury caused by listeria-contaminated products. Secondly‚ they will seek compensation for families or survivors who come forward and join the class action. Their papers will be filed at the Johannesburg High Court on Thursday. There are plans to advertise the class action so that more survivors or families of the dead come forward. This will include running adverts on radio‚ in newspapers and at stores where polony‚ viennas and other cold meats were sold. Tiger Brands...
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