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Number of Pressure Ulcers (Bed Sores) and Wrong Procedures Increases in Minnesota Hospitals

The number of pressure ulcers (bed sores) and wrong procedures in Minnesota hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers and community behavioral health hospitals increased in 2011, according to the eight annual adverse health events report released today by the Minnesota Department of…

Auto Insurance Claim
Auto Insurance Claim: Free Consultation with a Minnesota Accident Lawyer

Auto insurance is meant to protect you from carrying the burden of the financial costs of an accident resulting from bodily injury, but you may need help from a lawyer to recover all of the money you are entitled to…

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E. coli Lawsuits Involve Obtaining and Analyzing Corporate Documents

by attorney Fred Pritzker Litigating E. coli food poisoning cases involves sorting through thousands of corporate documents. This is because corporations who are sued do not just hand over the specific documents the other side needs to win the E.…

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Restaurant Linked to E. coli Outbreak in Michigan

The Western Upper Peninsula Health Department is investigating an E coli O157:H7 outbreak linked to a Houghton, Michigan restaurant. Four of the people sickened were hospitalized. Can I Sue a Restaurant for Food Poisoning? We recently settled an E. coli…

Hip Implant Lawsuit
Hip Lawsuits: Judge Orders Creation of Fee and Expense Funds

Update: The DepPuy hip lawsuits that were the subject of this litigation have been settled. If you or a loved one has questions regarding a DePuy class action or other litigation involving any product, you can contact our law firm…

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Riata Defibrillation Lead Recall Announced by St. Jude Medical

St. Jude Medical, Inc. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has classified its voluntary medical device advisory letter to physicians from Nov. 28, 2011, regarding the performance of Riata® and Riata® ST Silicone Defibrillation Leads, as a Class…

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Pritzker and Hageman Attorneys of the Year

UPDATE: Fred Pritzker and Eric Hageman were again named “Attorneys of the Year” in 2015. Read about their $3 million recovery for a family who lost their son in a pool drowning during school gym class. Fred Pritzker and Eric…

Ground Beef Salmonella
Ground Beef Recall Due to Salmonella Typhimurium Outbreak

Salmonella from ground beef? Contact our Lawyers for a Free Consultation A Scarborough, Maine-based grocery chain, recalled fresh ground beef products due to possible contamination with Salmonella Typhimurium.  14 people in Maine, New York, New Hampshire and Vermont have reported…

Cookie Dough E. coli
E. coli Victims Should Not Be Blamed for Outbreak

In March 2009 an E. coli O157:H7 outbreak associated with cookie dough hospitalized 35 people, 10 of whom developed hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), a severe, sometimes fatal complication of E. coli that causes kidney failure, stroke, blindness, heart failure, pancreatitis…

Romaine Lettuce E. coli
Lawsuit for E. coli Poisoning Could Include Lettuce Grower and Distributor

At least 60 people in 10 states contracted E. coli O157:H7 infections after eating Romaine lettuce, according to the CDC. Many of them were hospitalized, and two people contracted hemolytic uremic syndrome, a severe complication of an E. coli infection…

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Are Poorly Designed Instant Soup Cups Causing Burns on Children?

Yesterday on NPR’s “Planet Money” the topic was the increased burn risk with cups of instant noodle soups due to design flaws. The problem is that the lightweight Styrofoam cups are tall with a base area that is too narrow. …

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Law Firm Warns of Petting Zoo and Fair E. coli O157 Risk

Our law firm helps children who contract E. coli O157 poisoning from petting zoos, fairs and other animal exhibits. E. coli O157 is a risk, and prevention measures should be taken. $7.55 Million Verdict for Child with E. coli and…