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South Dakota Man Dies in Camper Fire and Explosion

A South Dakota man died in a camper explosion and fire on Tuesday night. Michael Freiderichs (71) was inside the camper in Wahpeton, ND when it exploded and caught on fire. He was taken to St. Francis Medical Center in…

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Man Killed After Train Strikes Truck in St. Louis County, MN

A commercial truck driver died after a train struck his vehicle in St. Louis County, MN on Wednesday. The fatal crash happened shortly after 12:00 P.M. at the intersection of Sax Road and Highway 7 in McDavitt Township. Adam E.…

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House Fire in Beaver Dam, WI Kills Woman, Injures Man

A house fire in Beaver Dam, WI killed an 85-year-old woman and injured her 92-year-old husband on Thanksgiving Day. Eleanor (“Ellie”) and Ruben Neumann were trapped in the basement of their home at N7295 Watercress Lane when firefighters arrived at…

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Cedar Riverside Apartment Fire Kills 5, Hospitalizes 3 in Minneapolis

A fire on the 14th floor of a high-rise apartment building in Minneapolis killed five people and hospitalized three others on Wednesday morning. The fire broke out on the 14th floor of Cedar High Apartments in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood of…

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Food Safety Attorneys Cite Severity of E.coli Cases as Evidence of Unusual Virulence – Call for Faster Traceback Process to Protect Public Health

Our food safety legal team at Pritzker Hageman law firm tracks all foodborne illness outbreaks in the U.S., including the current E.coli O157:H7 outbreak that has been tied to romaine lettuce from the Salinas growing region in California. Attorneys on…

Multi-State E.coli Outbreak Leads to Missa Bay Salad Bowl Recall

Just after the CDC announced a multi-state E.coli outbreak that is very likely linked to romaine lettuce, Missa Bay LLC., a New Jersey-based company, recalled more than 97,000 pounds of salad bowls for potential contamination of the lettuce ingredient with…

Hepatitis A Outbreak Linked to Fresh Thyme Market Fresh Blackberries

A Hepatitis A outbreak linked to Fresh Thyme Market blackberries has sickened at least 11 people in 3 states. The people sickened ate fresh, non-organic blackberries purchased at Fresh Thyme Market stores in Indiana, Nebraska, and Wisconsin. Six people became…

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E.coli Outbreak Expands to 8 States: AZ, CA, CO, ID, MD, MT, WA, WI

Our food poisoning lawyers at Pritzker Hageman have been investigating an outbreak of E.coli O157 infections in Wisconsin and Maryland that is likely linked to romaine lettuce. The CDC recently announced that these illnesses are connected to a multi-state E.coli…

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Infant Dies from Serious Injuries at Brainerd Home Daycare

A baby boy died from a serious injury at a home daycare in Brainerd, MN last week. Nine-month-old Zander Kenneth Miller was found unresponsive in a crib at Country Bumpkin Daycare on Tuesday, November 12th at about 2:00 PM. Despite…

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Pritzker Hageman Named 2020 Best Law Firms by U.S. News

Pritzker Hageman, P.A. is proud to announce that our firm has been recognized by Best Lawyers and U.S. News & World Report as one of the 2020 “Best Law Firms” in America. Our firm received the highest metropolitan tier ranking…

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Bicyclist Struck and Killed by School Bus in Brooklyn Park, MN

A school bus struck and killed a bicyclist in Brooklyn Park, MN this morning. Phillip Ryan Anderson (32) of Plymouth died immediately on impact from blunt-force injuries when the school bus struck his bike at about 6:30 A.M. at the…

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3 Premature Infants Die from Bacterial Infections Traced to Contaminated Hospital Equipment

Three premature infants died and five other preemies were sickened from bacterial infections that have been traced to contaminated equipment in the NICU at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, PA. The illnesses started in July, gradually increasing to a total…