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While Marler Clark attorneys can assess the merits of foodborne illness and other cases, and determine whether they are ones for which the firm would be willing or able to accept professional responsibility, this determination cannot be done without a complete and thorough review of all the facts that relate to your situation or circumstance.
No attorney-client relationship can or will exist between Marler Clark and you until a Marler Clark attorney expressly agrees, in writing, that the firm will represent you, and you are its client. We reserve the right to decline any representation.
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