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Possible E.coli outbreak at nursery in Great Harwood, Lancashire

It has been reported that there has been a possible outbreak of E.coli 0157 at Little Brook Children's nursery in Great Harwood in Lancashire. So far two children have been taken to hospital and it is

It has been reported that there has been a possible outbreak of E.coli 0157 at Little Brook Children's nursery in Great Harwood in Lancashire. So far two children have been taken to hospital and it is suspected that there are another two cases. Staff and children at the nursery are being screened as a precaution.

Fieldfisher have had extensive dealings with e-coli cases and the potential devastating consequences. It was only at the start of May that we saw a resolution to the cases that resulted from the E. Coli outbreak at Godstone Farm, which resulted in some 93 people being exposed to the bacteria. Fieldfisher fought for substantial settlements for all children and, importantly, settled the cases for the most seriously injured children on a provisional basis which allows them to return to court should they suffer further illness and in particular renal failure.

If you have been affected by this outbreak and would like to have a discussion about how we can help please contact Jill Greenfield or Jennifer Bradley.