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Tahini Salmonella Outbreak Over, But Recalled Products Still Pose Risk

The Salmonella outbreak linked to imported tahini products has ended. But because these products have a long shelf-life, the risk of illness has not, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in its final report. Achdut Ltd., located in…

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Waco YMCA Legionnaires’ Disease Lawsuit

At least two people have been sickened with a severe form of pneumonia known as Legionnaires’ disease in an outbreak at the Family YMCA in Waco, Texas. Health officials believe both of the exposures occurred this month. The facility, located…

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Can DNA Tests Solve Albany Legionnaires Disease Outbreak?

Health officials may use whole genome sequencing (WGS) to see if two Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks at the same location in Albany, NY are linked. Legionnaires’ disease is a severe form of pneumonia that develops when water vapor contaminated with Legionella…

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What to Do if You are Injured in an Uber or Lyft Accident

Although millions of people use rideshare companies every day, most don’t know what to do if they are involved in an accident. Pritzker Hageman’s Uber and Lyft Team represents clients nationwide who have been injured in accidents involving rideshare vehicles. Here’s…

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Chicken Salmonella Outbreak Ends with 129 Sick, 1 Death

A Salmonella outbreak linked to raw chicken products has ended after sickening 129 people, killing one of them, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). But, the agency said, more illnesses may be reported in the future…

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Promenade at University Place Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak: 1 Sick, 1 Dead

A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at Promenade at University Place, an assisted living community, in Albany, NY has sickened two people, one of whom has died, according to the Times Union. Located at 1228 Western Ave., the Promenade building used to…

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Milk and Honey Salmonella Outbreak Lawsuit

A Salmonella outbreak sickened at least 20 people who ate at Milk and Honey restaurant in Nashville during the first week of August 2018. A health department spokesman said the illnesses were related to food that was made with contaminated eggs from…

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4 MN Legionnaires’ Disease Illnesses Associated with Crookston Inn

Minnesota health officials are investigating four cases of Legionnaires’ disease associated with the Crookston Inn and Convention Center. The hotel has temporarily closed the spa and pool area to hotel guests. Contact a Pritzker Hageman Legionnaires’ Disease Lawyer How is…

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Turkey Salmonella Lawsuit – Jennie-O Recall

The Salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey products for pets and humans has expanded to include 279 cases in 41 states. One person in California has died, 107 people have been hospitalized. If you were sickened in this outbreak, you…

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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…

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Tahini, Nut Butters Pose Food Poisoning Risk

A spate of recent recalls and outbreaks linked to nut butters, seed butters and tahini highlights the risk that some of these products pose. Contamination can occur if bacteria such as Listeria, E. coli or Salmonella makes its way into the…

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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…