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Garbage Truck Collisions with Bicycles Result in 2 Student Deaths

In the last few weeks, two students in two different states were run over by garbage trucks while riding bicycles near campus. Both young women tragically died. On October 28, 2016, a University of Florida student was run over by…

Truck Accident
Lawsuit for Head-On Collision between 2 Semi-Tractor Trucks

A recent head-on collision between two semi-tractor trucks in Minnesota tragically killed both drivers. The crash happened on I-90 when a Kenworth semi-tractor traveling eastbound crossed the median and entered the westbound lane of traffic, where it collided head-on with…

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Rock from Dump Truck Crashes through Car Windshield, Killing Driver

Below is the preliminary report in a wrongful death accident where a rock fell off of a dump truck and went through the windshield of a car, the driver of which died at the scene. It is a tragic case,…

Legionella Testing
Lockport, NY Legionnaires Disease Outbreak

The investigation of the Lockport, New York, Legionnaires’ disease (legionellosis) outbreak includes testing for Legionella in cooling towers within a 2-mile radius of Eastern Niagra Hospital. Legionella are bacteria that grow in moist areas. Breathing in water mist contaminated with…

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Semi Truck Rear Ends Motorcycle on Foggy Road, Killing Driver

A motorcyclist died in a crash with a semi truck on U.S. Highway 95, just south of Las Vegas. According to the Nevada Highway Patrol preliminary report, the Honda Shadow motorcycle and a 1997 Freightliner semi-tractor trailer were both traveling…

Legionella Bacteria
Wesley Health Care Center and Legionnaires’ Disease Pneumonia

Attorney Eric Hageman is investigating an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease associated with Wesley Health Care Center in Saratoga Springs, New York. To date, there are 4 confirmed cases. Three of the 4 were short-term residents who stayed on the same…

Legionella in the Lungs
La Quinta Inn in Memphis Linked to Legionellosis Outbreak

A La Quinta Inn in Memphis has been linked to a Legionellosis (Legionnaires’ disease) outbreak. To date, there are 8 confirmed cases, 27 probable and 7 suspected cases. The La Quinta Inn involved in this outbreak is located at 2979…

Mother and Baby
10 Baby Deaths Associated with Teething Tablets, Says FDA

Ten baby deaths are associated with the use of homeopathic teething tablets, according to an FDA statement on the adverse events sent via email: “We are also aware of reports of 10 deaths during that time period [the last 6…

Sarah Pritzker
Sarah Pritzker and Her Karmic Kitchens

Sarah Pritzker, daughter of Fred and Renee Pritzker, was featured in an article on the U of M Carlson School of Management website, “Creating a Karmic Product“: “Self-proclaimed wanderlust Sarah Pritzker, ’16 MBA, spent her post-college years as a bike tour…

Legionella Bacteria
Citrus Systems Inc. Linked to Legionnaires’ Disease in Hopkins, MN

A cooling tower on the Citrus Systems Inc. facility in Hopkins, MN, has been linked to the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak that has sickened at least 23 people who live, work or visited Hopkins, according to the Minnesota Department of Health…

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Accident News: 3 on Motorcycles and 2 Pedestrians Killed

Two people died in an October 10, 2016, crash involving a motorcycle and a tractor trailer truck in West Knoxville. The accident happened at about 3:37 a.m. on Interstate 40 westbound. The driver and a passenger on the motorcycle were…

Fresh Fish On Plate
Is Fish Fraud a Danger to Your Family?

A new report from Oceana, an international ocean conservation advocacy group, found one in five,  about 20%, of all seafood was mislabeled. Mislabeling means that consumers are purchasing and eating fish that is not the type of fish they think…