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Head-on Semi Crash Seriously Injures 4 People in Wisconsin

A head-on semi crash in Waupaca County left four people with life-threatening injuries last Friday. The crash happened just after 7:00 AM on southbound US 45 at Ledge Rock Road near New London, WI. A northbound semi-truck struck a southbound…

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Explosion at Watson Grinding in Houston | 2 Dead, 1 injured

Two people were killed and another was injured after an early morning explosion at Watson Grinding and Manufacturing in Houston. The explosion involved a 2,000-gallon tank of propylene, an extremely flammable gas, which has since been secured by a HazMat…

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Child Seriously Injured in Sauk Rapids Semi Crash

A young boy suffered serious injuries in a crash caused by a semi-truck in Sauk Rapids, MN. The crash happened on Monday morning on Highway 15 at County Road 29. A semi, driven by Yussuf Ahmed Mohamud (32) of St.…

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Semi Trucks Involved in Multiple Fatal Accidents Monday, Highlighting the Dangers Of Driving In Icy Conditions

According to the USDOT Federal Highway Administration, more than 1,500 people die each year due to snowy and icy roads. This past Monday, several semi-trucks were involved in accidents that caused serious injury and death in Minnesota. Each one of…

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Fatal Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak at Windsor Park in Carol Stream

A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at Covenant Living’s Windsor Park retirement home in Carol Stream, IL has sickened three people killing two of them. The DuPage County Health Department issued a news release on January 18, 2020, saying the outbreak includes…

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Semi Crash Kills Two Teens in Sioux City

Two teenagers died after a semi-trailer truck struck their car in Sioux City, IA last night. The crash happened shortly after 9:30 P.M. at the intersection of 3rd St. and Lewis Blvd. An early investigation shows that the semi-truck was…

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Twin Cities McDonald’s Manager Sentenced to 10 Years for Sexually Assaulting 14-Year-Old Employee

A former manager of a McDonald’s in Maple Grove, MN was sentenced to 10 years in prison for raping a 14-year-old employee. Andrew Otero Albertorio (25) pleaded guilty in November to one of five counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct…

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Fresh Express Sunflower Crisp Salad E. coli Outbreak Ends

The E. coli outbreak linked to Fresh Express Sunflower Crisp Salad has ended after sickening 10 people in 5 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This outbreak was caused by a different strain of E.…

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CDC Lifts Warning on Salinas Romaine as E. coli Outbreak Ends

Consumers no longer need to avoid romaine lettuce from Salinas, CA as the lettuce growing season there has ended bringing about the de facto end to a months-long romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak, according to the Centers for Disease Control and…

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CSB on Midland Resource Recovery Explosion: Safeguards Were Lacking

In its final report about the fatal explosions at Midland Resource Recovery, the Chemical Safety Board (CSB) said training in reactive chemical hazards is lacking and that companies need better safety procedures when using them. The federal agency issued its…

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Balmoral Nursing Home Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak

A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at Balmoral Nursing Home in Chicago has sickened two people. One person at Admiral at the Lake nursing home in Chicago has also been diagnosed with the severe form of pneumonia, according to the Illinois Department…

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Attorney Raymond Konz Joins Pritzker Hageman Law Firm

Written by Attorney Raymond Konz I recently joined Pritzker Hageman after practicing commercial litigation at a preeminent franchise and distribution law firm. Why would I leave commercial litigation to come back to personal injury? Because I realized that representing injury…