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Questions to Ask a Restaurant Before Eating Raw Oysters

February 13, 2024

Due to a growing concern with a bacterium known as Vibrio vulnificus, oyster lovers should be on alert when it comes to eating oysters. It is simply no longer safe to eat oysters raw, especially if you don’t know which waters they came from, and how they were …

Vibrio vulnificus is Expanding Thanks to Warming Oceans

December 24, 2023

This story is about a real-life, flesh-eating bacteria. It’s called Vibrio vulnificus and I have written about it before because I have represented victims who got the disease from eating raw, untreated oysters.

I’m writing about it again because climate change is making it worse and its reach is expanding. …

Is It Safe to Eat Oysters?

September 12, 2023

If you are a person who loves oysters, then you probably LOVE oysters. There is an entire culture around eating oysters, especially around the Gulf of Mexico and on the east coast, where people gather friends and serve their oysters grilled, fried, baked, and raw.

But due to a growing

Vibrio Vulnificus: How to Avoid This Flesh-Eating Disease

October 12, 2017

I bet that headline grabbed you! While I am probably best known around Denver as a personal injury attorney who helps victims of car or motorcycle accidents, I also have developed a national practice as an attorney who helps victims of Vibrio vulnificus.

What is Vibrio vulnificus?

Let’s just …

Never Eat Raw Oysters

September 25, 2015


Here’s a little-known fact about my career: I am considered a national expert on a very nasty bacteria that kills about 100 people a year.

What is this bacterium? It’s called “vibrio vulnificus.” How do you get it? By eating raw oysters, primarily from the Gulf of Mexico, …

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