Family of Brainerd salmonella victim pursuing lawsuit

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The family of a 72-year-old woman who died after contracting salmonella is pursuing a lawsuit against the maker and distributor of peanut butter blamed in a recent outbreak.

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Peanut lover

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#1
Jan 15, 2009
 
What the f? Living is dangerous! I am so tired of these lawsuit happy POS! At the age of 74 do you really think she had a quality living? Probably no, the lady is probably happy she got to punch the time clock early instead of rotting away in a nursing home.
Jus wishin

Shakopee, MN

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#2
Jan 15, 2009
 
Better hope I'm not on that jury. You'll go home with empty pockets. I really seriously doubt that they put salmonella in their peanut butter on purpose
bill-o

Saint Paul, MN

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#3
Jan 15, 2009
 
typical knee-jerk reaction. wonder if the lawyer contacted the family or the family contacted the lawyer.

she was already in a nursing home, dying of cancer, and when you have cancer, not too easy to fight off colds, an infection, pneumonia, etc., might not have been the peanut butter's fault.
bill-o

Saint Paul, MN

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#4
Jan 15, 2009
 
c'mon PP...i NEED to post comments on the 3 men jailed in deer slaughter story ....open up the dang comment boards!! frustrating!

Since: Apr 08

Minneapolis, MN

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#5
Jan 15, 2009
 
The ambulance chasers are out.

What do you expect to get in damages in the lawsuit? You must have damages?
Are you dependent on her for income? Did she have an expectation of leaving you her income?

I am one you don't want on that jury too!!

Since: Jul 08

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#6
Jan 15, 2009
 
This will drive the company out of business, and drive the cost of food up.

Such is the cost of selfishness.
Roger Thornhill

Minneapolis, MN

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#7
Jan 15, 2009
 
Peanuts are very prone to mold. This King Nut sounds like the typical cheapo, off-brand that nursing homes would buy in bulk. If they can save a penny, they will. I've been associated with how nursing homes and I know how tightfisted they can be.

Add this to the other horror stories we have about nursing homes, and it is high time that the whole nursing home industry needs to be examined.

I suggest surprise, unscheduled inspections. That will keep these outfits scared enough to keep a better operation.

“Love requires sacrifice”

Since: Jan 09

South Saint Paul

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#8
Jan 16, 2009
 
Why are you all upset that this family is suing the manufacturer of a negligent product. It is perfectly within their rights and they failed to produce a safe product.

What, we should let them get away with it and continue to poison people?
mamma0608

Saint Cloud, MN

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#9
Jan 16, 2009
 
I just so happen to work in one of the 2 nursing homes that theese poeple died in..and i highly doubt that the salmonella poising actualy is hat killed them..i mean come on your ina nursing home abviously becasue you have less then good health...I realy hope that they dont win this lawsuit..and oh yea we probably will be having state pop in for a couple of days..
mamma0608

Saint Cloud, MN

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#10
Jan 16, 2009
 
okay i should have looked at what i wrote before i sent it..a couple of missed spelled words sorry..
Seems To Me

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Jan 17, 2009
 
mamma0608 wrote:
okay i should have looked at what i wrote before i sent it..a couple of missed spelled words sorry..
Your posts are either jokes or more likely indicative of the kind of lowlife dummies that nursing homes hire to "take care" of people.

In which case, people like you are the nut cases.
mamma0608

Saint Cloud, MN

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#12
Jan 17, 2009
 
actually they are true..so think what you want.and we are only nuts because of the people we have to deal with in them. including residents and their family.
Anonymous

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#13
Jan 17, 2009
 
I think it is very sad that families have to pass the blame on to others when they are grieving their loved ones. We are going to be going through pretty rough times with the economy the way it is and putting others out of a job due to greed or being angry is sad. Now they should be focusing on what times they had and the memories of their mother. But in our world today people like to pass the buck to who ever is able to pay it forward.
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Jan 17, 2009
 
Seems To Me wrote:
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Your posts are either jokes or more likely indicative of the kind of lowlife dummies that nursing homes hire to "take care" of people.
In which case, people like you are the nut cases.
I am very offended by your comment. You better pray that you have alot of money when you are old, so you won't have to go in a nursing home. The majority of people that work in nursing homes are awesome individuals. Who do a job that most of us prefer didn't exist. The reality of getting old and having someone take care of us is a thought most of us push in the back of our minds until we are old and need the help.

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