Personal Injury News

E coli
22 Jul 2016
E. coli Outbreak at Monroe Montessori Leaves Two Kids Hospitalized

Two preschool-aged girls in Monroe Washington have been hospitalized with complications from E. coli infections. Both girls attended Monroe Montessori School. Health Department officials have not yet determined the source of the outbreak, however, the school has been closed as…

Bike in road after accident
19 Jul 2016
Bicyclist Killed in Semi Crash

A young woman was tragically killed yesterday in Hancock County, Indiana, when her bicycle was struck by a semi truck hauling an oversized load. The initial investigation found that the woman was biking along the right-side shoulder of US 40 when the…

Legionnaires Pneumonia
14 Jul 2016
Cook County Jail Inmate Hospitalized with Legionnaires’ Disease

The Cook County Sheriff’s Office in Chicago, Illinois has issued a press release to inform the public that a detainee at the Cook County Jail has been admitted to Stroger Hospital with Legionnaires’ disease. (1) Sheriff Thomas J. Dart’s office…

Hepatitis A Virus
13 Jul 2016
Employee of Baskin-Robbins in Waipahu Diagnosed with Hepatitis A

The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) is investigating a confirmed case of hepatitis A in a food service employee at the ice cream specialty store, Baskin-Robbins, located at the Waikele Center in Waipahu. The department is advising persons who…

Salmonella
13 Jul 2016
11 Moshava California Campers Contract Salmonella Infections

Eleven campers at Moshava California, a Bnei Akiva of Los Angeles summer camp, have been diagnosed with Salmonella poisoning (salmonellosis), according to the Jewish Journal. The outbreak prompted Bnei Akiva of Los Angeles to end the first week of camp…

Salmonella
11 Jul 2016
More Food Safety Data Will Soon Be Available

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) today announced that it will soon begin sharing more food safety data specific to slaughter and processing facilities in the United States on Data.gov. This data is gathered…

Attorney Eric Hageman
07 Jul 2016
Police Excessive Force Lawsuit Settlement

Attorney Eric Hageman represented Luis Garcia in an excessive-force lawsuit against the City of Minneapolis and former Minneapolis police officer Blayne Lehner. Mr. Garcia, who was a passenger in a vehicle stopped by the police, was handcuffed and detained without…

Hoverboard Recall
06 Jul 2016
Hoverboard Recall Lawsuit

There have been at least 99 reports of the battery packs in hoverboards (self-balancing scooters) overheating, sparking, smoking, catching fire and/or exploding, including reports of burn injuries and property damage. Contact our law firm for a free consultation (click here)…

Semi Truck Inspection
05 Jul 2016
Man Seriously Injured in Motorcycle Crash

Yesterday, July 4, 2016, a motorcyclist was severely injured in Hugo, Minnesota. A Chevrolet Equinox traveling northbound on Highway 61 was merging into the right hand turn lane to go east on 147th Street when it collided with a Harley…