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When Raw Dog Food Makes the Whole Family Sick

Raw pet food can contain E. coli, Listeria and Salmonella bacteria that can sicken pets and spread contamination causing illness in their people. An ongoing Salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey products includes three people who had contact with raw turkey…

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Head-on Crash Wrongful Death in Wisconsin

A head-on collision, caused by a negligent driver, took the life of your family member. And now your loved one is no longer in your life because someone was talking on a cell phone, daydreaming or driving drunk. We hold…

Duncan Hines Classic White Salmonella
Salmonella Outbreak that Spurred Duncan Hines Cake Mix Recall Ends

The Salmonella outbreak that triggered a recall of Duncan Hines cake mixes has ended, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The outbreak sickened seven people in five states.  Maryland and Ohio each reported two cases. Florida,…

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Legionnaires’ Disease at Phoebe Richland Health Center

Two patients at Phoebe Richland Health Center in Richlandtown, PA were recently diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease. One of them has died. Bucks County Health Department has taken water samples for testing. It will be several weeks before results are ready.…

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Listeria, E. coli and Salmonella Risk from Seed and Nut Butters

Recent Recalls and Outbreaks Highlight Risk Almond, Cashew, Macadamia, Soynut, Sunflower, Peanut Butter and Tahini A spate of recent recalls and outbreaks linked to butters made from nuts and seeds highlights the risk that some of these products pose. Contamination can…

Romaine Lettuce E coli Outbreak
Romaine E. coli Outbreak Ends With Some Questions Unanswered

The federal officials say the romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak has ended, but E. coli lawyers say some questions remain unanswered. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued their final reports…

Fatal Explosion and Fire
Gas safety reforms arise from leaks, deaths, explosion injuries

A gas explosion lawsuit that made headlines in Minnesota was settled in 2018, a year that also gave rise to state and federal initiatives for natural gas safety reforms. Explosion lawyers who represent victims and their families support the changes…

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Electrical Fire Risk Increases in Winter Months

The risk of electrical fire in residential settings increases during winter months, according to a recent study by the U.S. Fire Administration.  Thirty-two percent of the 24,000 electrical fires that occurred during that time period took place during the months of…

Hepatitis A Virus
Possible Hepatitis A Exposure at On the Border in Jonesboro, Arkansas

Arkansas state health officials are offering free vaccinations to customers of On the Border Mexican Grill & Cantina restaurant in Jonesboro, AR who may have been exposed to Hepatitis A. An employee at the restaurant, located at 2324 Red Wolf Blvd.,…

Oil Refinery
Was Design Flaw a Factor in Husky Superior Explosion?

A design flaw may have played a role in an April 2018 explosion at Husky Energy’s oil refinery in Superior, WI that injured 20 people, according to a recent report by the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB). The…

Legionella Lawyer
Legionnaires’ Disease Death, Legionella Bacteria at Pennock Hospital

Health officials have found the bacteria that causes Legionnaires’ disease in the water distribution system of Spectrum Health’s Pennock Hospital in Hastings, MI where two cases of the pneumonia-like illness have been reported in recent months. One of those patients, a 92-year-old…

Johnson County Ham Listeria Lawsuit Epi Curve
Lawsuits May Follow End of Johnson County Hams Listeria Outbreak

The Listeria outbreak linked to Johnson County Hams has ended after sickening four people and killing one of them, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). But some of those sickened may still choose to file a lawsuit.…