Carolyn Garisto of Lewisburg, PA has filed lawsuit after her 45-year year old husband, Bruno, died after being infected last year by the Hantavirus at Yosemite. The signature tent cabins are a by the concessionaire, Delaware North Companies Inc. of Buffalo, N.Y.
The suit accuses the defendants of willfully concealing the deer mice infestation problems at Curry Village and failing to insure the provided linens were not infested. The complaint claims as early as September 2000 the California Department of Public Health recommended the Delaware North Companies reduce the risk of transmission of Hantavirus to humans in Yosemite and in February 2012 warned the defendants about the imminent Hantavirus threat to “uneducated tourists.”
DNC is accused of failing to adhere to recommendations of the U.S. Department of Interior regarding rodent-proofing, monitoring, trapping, public awareness, maintenance and training. The lawsuit seeks unspecified damages.
She follows Cathy Carrillo of Chino, CA who is asking $3.25M
Unrelated thought worth quoting: “Hickory Dickory dock, the mouse ran up the clock.” – Nursery rhyme
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