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Fourth Death Linked to NC Mountain State Fair Legionnaires’ Outbreak

A fourth death has been linked to a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at the North Carolina Mountain State Fair held September 6-15, 2019 at the Western North Carolina Agricultural Center in Fletcher.  Legionnaires’ disease, a severe form of pneumonia, is transmitted…

2 Killed After Dump Truck Rear Ends Three Stopped Vehicles on Highway 55 in Rosemont, MN

The epidemic of truck drivers injuring and killing people after smashing into the back of stopped cars continued late Thursday night in Rosemount Minnesota. A Green 1991 Volvo Dump Truck, driven by Fred Tamu Fonji of Roseville, MN crashed into…

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Legionnaires’ Case Linked to Quilting Show Held After Hot Tub Exhibit at Mountain State Fair

The North Carolina Department of Health announced yesterday that one of the patients sickened by Legionnaires’ disease in the current outbreak associated with the WNC Agricultural Center did not attend the Mountain State Fair event. That event, which had multiple…

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Al Basha Salmonella Outbreak Sickens 3 in Seattle

A Salmonella outbreak at Al Basha restaurant in Seattle has sickened three people, according to the King County Health Department. The illnesses occurred among patrons who dined in separate groups at the restaurant between September 15 and September 23, 2019.…

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Pritzker Hageman Files First Lawsuit Stemming from Legionnaires’ Outbreak at NC Mountain State Fair

Legionnaires’ disease lawyers at the national law firm Pritzker Hageman along with local counsel Ralph W. Meekins today filed the first lawsuit in connection with an outbreak at the North Carolina Mountain State Fair held September 6-15 at the Western…

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Burgers, Gyros, Kufta Kabobs Recalled for E. coli

Burgers, gyros and kufta kabobs produced by Ryding-Regency Meat Packers, Ltd. in Ontario, Canada and sold at retail stores in the U.S. are being recalled for potential contamination with E. coli O157:H7.  The products were sold under multiple brand names…

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Moby Dick House of Kabob Salmonella Outbreak Sickened 23

A Salmonella outbreak at Moby Dick House of Kabob locations in Washington, DC, Virginia and Maryland has sickened 23 people, according to health officials. That’s more than double the number of cases initially reported at the end of September. Contact…

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Third Death Linked to NC Mountain State Fair Legionnaires’ Outbreak

A third death has been linked to a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at the North Carolina Mountain State Fair held September 6-15, 2019 at the Western North Carolina Agricultural Center in Fletcher. A total of 140 illnesses have been reported among…

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Cyclospora Lawyer: Basil Outbreak Ends with 241 Sick in 11 States

An outbreak of cyclosporiasis linked to fresh basil imported from Mexico has ended after sickening 241 people from 11 states, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).  Six people were hospitalized. Contact a Cyclospora lawyer Cyclospora is a…

Lawyers Advocate for Bicycle Accident Victims and Families

According to the NHTSA, more than 700 bicyclists died in motor vehicle accidents in 2017. Our bicycle accident legal team, led by attorneys Fred Pritzker and Eric Hageman, represents injured bicyclists and families who suffered the wrongful death of a…

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Second Death Linked to NC Mountain State Fair Legionnaires’ Outbreak

A second person who contracted Legionnaires’ disease after attending the NC Mountain State Fair has died. As of October 8, 2019, 132 people are part of a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak associated with attendance at the fair held September 6-15, 2019…

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Lawyers Representing Multiple Victims in Mountain State Fair Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak

The Legionnaires’ disease lawyers at Pritzker Hageman, led by attorney Fred Pritzker, are representing multiple legionella victims in the Mountain State Fair outbreak. One of our clients was in an induced coma in the ICU, where she has been hospitalized…