Genki Sushi Hepatitis A Exposure Class Action Settlement
You are a Class Member if you were exposed to hepatitis A Virus in 2016 as a result of having visited and consumed food at thirteen Genki Sushi restaurants located on the islands of Oahu, Kauai, and Maui. There are three specific subclasses:
Exposure Subclass 1: All Class Members who were in contact with one of the 292 persons who the Hawai’i Department of Health identified as infected with HAV as part of the 2016 Hepatitis A Outbreak.
Exposure Subclass 2: All Class Members who as a result of consuming food on or between August 1 to August 16, 2016, were exposed to HAV at one of the thirteen restaurants located on the islands of Oahu, Kauai, and Maui, implicated in the summer 2016 outbreak of HAV.
Exposure Subclass 3: All Class Members who as a result of consumption of food or drink from one or more of Secondary Establishments, where an employee infected as part of the 2016 Hepatitis A Outbreak (one of the 292 persons) was found to have worked on the Identified Dates, were exposed as a result of consuming food or drink at the Secondary Establishment during one or more of the Identified Dates.
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n re: Hepatitis A Cases, Civil No. 17-1-HEP (JHA)
Circuit Court for the First Circuit State of Hawaii
This lawsuit asserts class claims for strict liability and negligence per se to recover damages for physical injury and economic loss arising from obtaining IG immunization shots and HAV vaccinations, in response to an alert by the Hawai’i Department of Health that the Plaintiffs were allegedly exposed to the HAV virus by consuming food from Genki Sushi restaurants, from contact with HAV-infected persons, or from other establishments.