Chipotle Coughs Up Big Bucks for Its E. Coli Disaster

September 9, 2016

It just settled out of court with more than 100 victims

Nearly a year since more than 500 diners reported falling ill after eating at Chipotle restaurants, the fast-casual chain has agreed to settle out of court with 100 people sickened by its E. coli and Norovirus outbreaks of 2015.

As Reuters reports, resolving the claims out of court means the chain will not have to face allegations in what would have been a series of probably well-publicized food safety trials. The terms of the individual settlements are being kept confidential.

Settlements out of court have pros and cons for both