Court Rules Against Tuna Company in Mercury Poisoning Case

Deborah Fellner must have really, really liked tuna. Between 1999 and 2004, Chicken of the Sea canned tuna was almost all she ate.

After five years of a nearly all-tuna diet, Fellner developed severe mercury poisoning, which caused "extreme physical and emotional injuries," according to the lawsuit she subsequently filed.

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Amy I. Stickel

Amy I. Stickel has extensive experience covering the legal, financial and pharmaceutical industries as a writer and editor. A past managing editor of Corporate Legal Times and...

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