A federal judge has signed an order that could effectively put Las Vegas-based Real Water permanently out of business.
In response to the lawsuit, the company’s president and former Nevada legislator Brent Jones agreed to recall and destroy any Real Water products.
Attorneys have linked a Nevada woman’s death to an outbreak of liver illness that health officials tied to a local bottled water company, according to a new lawsuit.
When the pandemic struck, Casey Aiken lost his job as a strip club promoter and was forced to look for new work. In June, he landed a job at Real Water’s since-closed plant on Desert Inn Road.
A lawyer for Las Vegas-based Real Water said the company would turn over devices used to measure contaminants in the product, which has been linked to liver illnesses.
The FDA urges all not to drink, cook with, sell, or serve Real Water until more information is known about whether it is linked to multiple cases of acute non-viral hepatitis.
A lawyer for Las Vegas-based Real Water told a judge on Monday that he could not find the company’s plant manager or lead technician as an FDA investigation proceeds.
Lawyers say they can connect Real Water to severe illnesses in young children, a man’s liver transplant, a woman’s stroke, at least two miscarriages and three dead dogs.
Before Henderson-based Real Water made national news for FDA investigation and several lawsuits, the company’s president, Brent Jones, made headlines during a brief career in Nevada politics.
The maker of Real Water is not cooperating with an investigation into cases of liver illness associated with the product, according to the Food and Drug Administration.
UFC Hall of Famer Stephan Bonnar suffered liver failure and was hospitalized for five days after drinking Las Vegas-based Real Water, according to a lawsuit.
A 5-year-old Las Vegas girl experienced liver malfunction in November and is “lucky to be alive,” according to a lawsuit filed by her family against Real Water.
Three California women are leading a federal lawsuit against the maker of Real Water in the wake of an investigation into liver illness linked to the product.
Five people who claim they became sick after drinking Real Water, including one man who underwent a liver transplant, filed a joint lawsuit Monday in Las Vegas.