Personal Injury News

Fire, flames
29 Sep 2016
Man Severely Burned in Ensley, AL House Fire

A house fire in Ensley, AL has left one man hospitalized with second and third-degree burns on 70 percent of his body. Witnesses said the injured man was completely on fire when he ran out of the house, located in…

29 Sep 2016
CPSC Issues Advisory on Exploding Samsung Washing Machines, Lawsuits Filed

Reports of exploding Samsung washing machines have prompted the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to issue an advisory. Consumers who have purchased a top-loading Samsung washing machines manufactured between March 2011 and April 2016 should check the company’s website to determine…

Air ambulance helicopeter
28 Sep 2016
Amalgamated Sugar Employee Burned By Scalding Sugar Syrup

A female employee of Amalgamated Sugar in Twin Falls, Idaho was airlifted to a burn unit at a Salt Lake City hospital after being burned by scalding sugar syrup. The 28-year-old woman was carrying a container of the syrup when some…

Legionnaires Pneumonia
28 Sep 2016
Lawyer Representing Hopkins, MN Legionnaires’ Disease Victims

Minneapolis lawyer Elliot Olsen of our law firm is representing two people sickened in the Legionniares’ Disease outbreak in Hopkins, Minnesota. “We are waiting for test results to determine the sources of this outbreak,” said Elliot, who is preparing to…

Hepatitis A Virus
28 Sep 2016
Tropical Smoothie Hepatitis A Outbreak Includes 130 Sick

The hepatitis A outbreak associated with Tropical Smoothie Cafes in Virginia has grown to include at least 105 people. The Virginia Department of Health updates their numbers every day. As of September 28, 2016 there are 105 people in Virginia who…

18 Wheeler Crash Inspection
28 Sep 2016
Saving Lives With New Proposed Trucking Regulations

The U.S Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, announced a proposal to set maximum speed limits on heavy-duty vehicles driving on U.S. roadways with devices that limit their speed. The effects of this safety proposal by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration…

Salmonella Bacteria
27 Sep 2016
Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen Lawsuit Claims Salmonella Poisoning

Attorneys Ryan Osterholm and Brendan Flaherty filed a lawsuit against Pappas Restaurants, Inc., owner of Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen in Phoenix. The suit was filed on behalf of a woman who contracted a Salmonella infection after eating at the Pappadeaux Seafood…

Bike in road after accident
27 Sep 2016
Bicyclist Killed by Right Turning Flatbed Truck

A female bicyclist was killed by the driver of a flatbed truck in Chicago’s North side. The woman, who was on her way to work, was struck when the flatbed truck made a right-hand turn into her bike. The bicyclist…

27 Sep 2016
Pedestrian Crash in Pine County Results in Two Fatalities

A Chrysler 300 sideswiped an International semi truck which was backing into a driveway on a 2-lane road in Pine County Minnesota. After this crash, both drivers exited their vehicles and were struck by a Buick Roadmaster while standing on…