2018-05-07T12:39:11+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
Romaine Lettuce E. coli
Romaine Lettuce E. coli Outbreak Makes its Way to North Dakota

The E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, AZ now includes one case in North Dakota. The outbreak, which began in late March, has sickened 121 people in 25 other states, according to the most recent information…

2018-05-05T17:35:58+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
Fire Explosion
Meridian Magnesium Fire, Explosion Injures 2 in Eaton Rapids, MI

Two people were injured and 150 were evacuated when an early-morning fire swept through Meridian Magnesium’s 208,000-square-foot automotive manufacturing facility in Eaton Rapids, MI on May 2. The fire, which began close to a shift change around 1:30 a.m., touched off a series…

2018-05-04T14:40:48+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
Oil Refinery
Husky is 2nd Major Explosion With Fluid Catalytic Cracking Unit as Source

The April 26 Husky Energy Superior Refinery explosion which sent 11 people in Superior, WI to the hospital and prompted city and county officials to declare a state of emergency, originated in the fluid catalytic cracking unit (FCCU) -the same piece…

2018-05-02T17:51:32+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
Romaine Lettuce E. coli Outbreak Turns Deadly, 14 Suffer Kidney Failure

The E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce from Yuma, AZ has claimed the life of one person from California, according to the Centers for Control and Prevention (CDC). A total of 121 people in 25 states have now been…

2018-05-02T16:32:29+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
Lawyer: Why was Deadly Salmonella Beef Outbreak Secret?

Last July, a 10-month Salmonella outbreak linked to ground beef ended after sickening 106 people, killing one of them. Despite its size and severity, no warnings or consumer advisories were issued about the outbreak as it spread through 21 states, hospitalizing…

2018-04-30T16:03:02+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
Fatal Explosion and Fire
CSB: Didion Workers Saw, Smelled Smoke Before Explosion

Employees at Didion Milling Inc. in Cambria, Wis. saw and smelled smoke and tried to determine its source before the May 31, 2017 explosion that killed five people and injured 14 others, according to a new update on the explosion investigation by the…

2018-04-30T16:24:32+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
Oil Refinery Lawsuit
Husky Refinery Explosion: Lawyer Says Injured Deserve Justice

One day after an explosion and massive fire at Husky Superior Refinery that sent 11 people to the hospital and prompted city and county officials to declare a state of emergency, evacuation orders affecting thousands of people in Superior, Wisconsin…

2018-05-10T20:34:52+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
Legionella Bacteria CDC
Bronx Legionnaires’ Outbreak Strikes Co-Op City, Again, 1 Dead

One person has died and two others have been hospitalized in an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in Co-op City in the Bronx- the same neighborhood where an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease killed 12 people and sickened more than 100 others…

2018-05-03T16:20:35+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
Arundel Lodge Fire Kills 3, Employee Dies Trying to Save Others

Three people are dead after a late-night fire on April 21 swept through an Arundel Lodge group home in Severn, Maryland. Two residents Walter McCardell, 61, and William Garcia, 44; and one employee, Barbara Brown, 65, perished in the blaze.…

2018-04-28T08:24:14+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
Legionella in the Lungs
Water Oak Country Club Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak Sickens 2

A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at Water Oak Country Club in Lady Lake, FL has sickened two people. Health officials say they traced the source of the outbreak to Legionella bacteria in the water in the hot tub at the clubhouse.…

2018-04-23T13:03:31+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
House Explosion Investigation
Cleveland, ND House Explosion Injures 2, Natural Gas Suspected Source

Natural gas buildup is the suspected source of a house explosion in Cleveland, N.D. that injured two men. Thomas  Arens and his son Daniel Arens were in the house at 527 3rd Ave. N.  when the explosion occurred around 10 a.m. on April…

2018-04-23T12:18:05+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
House Explosion Fire
Woodbridge, NJ House Explosion Injures 13, 2 Suffer Severe Burns

Thirteen people including seven children were injured on April 21 when an explosion occurred at a house in Woodbridge, NJ where family members had gathered to celebrate the birthday of a 10-year-old child. The victims range in age from 2 to…