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Settlement Serves Up $370,000 To Food Poisoning Victims

Utility company employees got sick after catered luncheon

, The Connecticut Law Tribune

Merlin Sutton, et al. vs. Soul for Real LLC, d/b/a Sandra's Place: A dozen workers at a New Haven business who all contracted food poisoning within 90 minutes of a corporate luncheon recently collected $370,000 in a post-trial settlement. In August 2006, the United Illuminating Co., the New Haven-based electric distribution company, held a luncheon for two of its customer service employees - Carol Jones and Delphine Blakely - who had worked there for more than 25 years.

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