Ovation Brands Does Not Want To Pay $11.37-Million Salmonella Judgment

November 24, 2015

A $11.37-million default judgment a Wyoming federal judge recently awarded to a Nebraska man for injuries resulting from Salmonella poisoning should be voided, according to lawyers representing Ovation Brands.

Casper, WY, attorneys Scott P. Klosterman and Keith J. Dodson appeared in court Nov. 6 to defend Ovation Brands and Buffets Inc. (doing business as Old Country Buffet) for the first time, a couple of weeks after the $11.37-million default judgment was ordered by the court.

Chris and Heather Gage sued in October 2014, and the case proceeded over the following year to a default judgement without the restaurant chain putting up…