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Bacteria Testing
25 Apr 2016
Elizabethkingia Outbreak Confirmed in Illinois; 6 out of 10 People Dead

Our law firm is investigating this Elizabethkingia outbreak. Contact attorneys Fred Pritzker, Elliot Olsen and Brendan Flaherty for a free consultation (click here). The Illinois Department of Public Health has announced that a new cluster of Elizabethkingia anophelis has sickened…

Scaffolding and Construction Workers
21 Apr 2016
Construction Site Fall Prevention Focus of OSHA Campaign

The National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction will be observed May 2–6, 2016. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and federal partners are encouraging employers to talk to employees about fall hazards to reinforce the importance…

Polaris RZR ROV Recall 2016
20 Apr 2016
Polaris RZR ROV Recall and Lawsuit Information

An urgent recall of Polaris RZR recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs) was issued after reports of over 160 fires and one death. Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn., announced a recall for about 133,000 Polaris Model Year 2013-2016 RZR 900 and…

Two Die in Semi Accident in Campbellsburg, Kentucky

Two people have been killed in a semi accident in Campbellsburg, Kentucky. The crash occurred on April 12, 2016 on I-71 southbound at the 35 mile marker, around 4:00 a.m. Preliminary investigations have discovered that the semi, traveling northbound, crossed the…

Legionella Bacteria - CDC
18 Apr 2016
Legionnaires’ Disease Case at Chillicothe Ohio VA

The Chillicothe Gazette (1) states that the VA Medical Center in that city is confirming that one person is sick with Legionnaires’ Disease at the facility. The patient was living at the Center and developed pneumonia-like symptoms. Doctors suspected the…

Pistachio Nuts Recalled For Salmonella Contamination
14 Apr 2016
Salmonella Lawsuit Against Wonderful Pistachios Alleges Negligence

The Salmonella lawsuit against Wonderful Pistachios filed by our national law firm in U.S. District Court in Minnesota alleges negligence and defective manufacturing against the California nut company. This active litigation was filed on behalf of our client, a victim…

13 Apr 2016
Two 18-Wheeler Accidents in Texas Kill One, Injure Three

Two accidents involving six 18-Wheelers occurred at the same area early in the morning on April 8, 2016 on Interstate 35 near Yarrington Road in Kyle, Texas. The first crash took place just after midnight in the southbound lanes of…

Accident Lawsuit
13 Apr 2016
Tractor Trailer Accident in St. Cloud, MN Injuries Two

An accident in Stearns County, Minnesota near St. Cloud between a tractor trailer and two other vehicles has injured two people. The crash happened at 8:22 p.m. on April 11, 2016 on Highway 23 at 25th Avenue South. All of…

Legionnaire's Disease Outbreak
12 Apr 2016
Death Count Rises for Flint, MI Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak Victims

Death Count Rises for Flint, MI Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak Victims The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has once again revised its numbers of victims associated with the two consecutive outbreaks of Legionnaires’ disease that occurred in Genesee…

Bacteria Sepsis Diagnosis
11 Apr 2016
CDC Studies Sepsis Mortality Data

If sepsis is not quickly diagnosed, organs can shut down and gangrene can ravage limbs. The CDC has recently made an effort to make doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals aware of the need for sepsis evaluation. As part of…