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Propane Leak Explosion in Luzerne County Leaves 1 Dead, 1 Still Missing

Early this morning, a deadly propane leak explosion destroyed a house in Dorrance Township, PA. The blast occurred after 1:30 A.M. at a home on the 2100 block of Alberdeen Road. Emergency responders found 20-year-old Nathan Hedgepath lying on the…

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Two Critically Injured After Semi Crash on US-23 in Washtenaw County

Two people are in critical condition after a semi-truck crash on northbound US-23 between N. Territorial Rd. and 6 Mile Rd. in Northfield Township, MI. Rescue crews were called to the scene shortly after 10:00 AM on Wednesday. Michigan State Police…

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Semi Driver Causes Fatal Crash Involving 5 Other Vehicles Near Columbus, WI

A semi crash on Highway 151 N near Exit 113 in Columbus County, WI killed one person and injured seven. The crash happened during evening rush hour at 5:03 P.M. on Tuesday. A Freightliner straight truck crashed into five other…

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Nearly 200 Sick in Ground Beef E. coli Outbreak, 2 with HUS

The ground beef E. coli outbreak has expanded to include 196 people in 10 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Twenty-eight people have been hospitalized, two of them with hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), a form…

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Stay Safe on the Road During National Bike Month

As bike season kicks into gear, more riders will be out on the road. May also marks the beginning of National Bike Month, where riders across the country will celebrate bike safety. In order to help prevent deadly crashes, bicyclists and…

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May is Hepatitis Awareness Month, Know the Risks of Hepatitis A

May is Hepatitis Awareness Month. So, it’s a good time to learn the risks of a highly contagious virus that can be spread through food. Hepatitis, a virus that causes inflammation of the liver, affects 400 million people worldwide and about 4.4…

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Import Alert for JK Fish of Vietnam After Sushi Tuna Salmonella Outbreak

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) added JK Fish of Vietnam to its Import Alert list after frozen ground tuna from the company was linked to a Salmonella outbreak. Jensen Tuna Inc. of Houma, LA, the U.S. distributor, sent the…

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Vibrio, Shigella, E. coli, Campylobacter, Norovirus Raw Oyster Outbreak

An outbreak linked to raw oysters contaminated with Vibrio, Shigella, E. coli, Campylobacter and norovirus has sickened 16 people in 5 states.  Two people required hospitalization. The oysters were harvested from Estero El Cadron in Baja California Sur, Mexico. The…

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Raw Oyster Vibrio Outbreak in California Sickens 12

A Vibrio outbreak linked to raw oysters harvested off the Baja California coast has sickened 12 people who ate them at restaurants and prepared them at home. Some of the case-patients also tested positive for Shigella, norovirus and E. coli.…

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Legionnaires’ Disease at Legacy House in Taylorsville, UT

Two people are Legacy House senior living community in Taylorsville, UT have Legionnaires’ disease. Water restrictions are in place until health officials can get the problem under control with a water treatment procedure. Contact a Pritzker Hageman Legionnaires’ Disease Lawyer…

Schneider Truck Lawsuit
Can I Sue Schneider National Trucking?

Yes, truck crashes involving rigs operated by Schneider National Carriers Inc. killed 25 people in 24 months. In the same two-year period that ended May 2, 2019, a total of 976 Schneider trucks were involved in crashes. If you or…

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Legionnaires’ Disease at St John’s Lutheran Community in Albert Lea, MN

Less than a year after a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak that sickened five people at St. John’s Lutheran Community in Albert Lea, MN, another resident has tested positive for the severe form of pneumonia. Seniors are at heightened risk for these…