family sues Cargill after daughter sickened [12.23]
After a Twin Cities family sued Cargill over beef tailed with E.coli, the company is now asking for the lawsuit to be
On Tuesday, the company denied any negligence and is asking for the
case to be dismissed.
The Hemmingson family, of Mahtomedi, said
their daughter, Ruth, spent a month at St. Paul Children's Hospital after
the nine-year-old's organs began shutting down
The family's current medical bills and future medical
needs are expected to top $4 million, according to the lawsuit. The
company and the family could not agree on a settlement.
Ruth was among four Minnesota
children who got sick after eating American Chefs Brand frozen beef
company recalled 845,000 pounds of American Chefs frozen patties that could
have been contaminated with E.coli in