Crawford v. Philadelphia Hotel Operating Co.
The firm served as co-lead counsel and obtained a settlement in 2005 whereby persons who contracted food poisoning at a business convention at the hotel recovered $1,500 each.
Plaintiff filed her Class Action Complaint on March 1, 2004. The Complaint alleged that Plaintiff and many other persons became ill while attending the Cendant Mortgage Corp. sales conference at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel during the period of February 5, 2004 through February 8, 2004. Among other things, the Complaint alleged that Defendants failed to provide a safe and healthy environment for the hotel’s guests, thereby causing them to become ill as a result of food contamination. The Complaint asserted that Defendants’ conduct constituted negligence and reckless indifference or wanton and willful misconduct, which caused injuries to Plaintiff and the Class.