Lawsuit filed against Papa John's after hepatitis A exposure



CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A lawsuit has been filed against Papa John's Pizza after thousands of people were exposed to hepatitis A.

The suit filed last week seeks $10,000 in damages. 
The Mecklenburg County Health Department said people who ate at the Papa John's on Cambridge Commons Drive between March 24 and April 7 may have been exposed.              

A manager at the pizza shop found out he had the virus.     
Free vaccines were given to treat anyone who ate there.

Read our past coverage:

NC officials urge caution after Hepatitis A cases

Officials: 2,500 could be vaccinated for hepatitis this weekend

Hepatitis A vaccines run short after health alert

Health officials: Customers may have been exposed to hepatitis A at east Charlotte Papa John's