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Derek Merman: The Food Poisoning Lawyer

Derek Merman graduated from Baylor University in 1998 with a B.S. in Biology. Mr. Merman chose to focus his talents and attention on the law as the best way to affect positive social and environmental change. Mr. Merman attended law school at the University of Houston Law Center where he graduated cum laude in 2004. As a practicing lawyer, Mr. Merman specializes in food poisoning cases and has been lead attorney in more than a dozen trials and has already won two verdicts in excess of $10,000,000. Mr. Merman has helped his clients recover millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements during his career.

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by in Salmonella, Salmonella Recent News

The Salmonella outbreak associated with Garden of Life RAW Meal Shakes may not be over. The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection has announced that they are investigating at least one case of Salmonella poisoning linked to the organic shakes. Even though a recall pulled all contaminated products from the market, contaminated product… Read more »


“My experience with Mr. Merman and his associates was fantastic.  I was impressed by the professionalism with which my case was handled, as well as with the results of my settlement. Derek is very knowledgeable, skilled, and personable;  I recommend him without reservation.”

-Ms. Painter

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