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Attorneys File Lawsuit against Diamond Pet Food and Costco for Salmonella

National food safety attorneys at our law firm have filed a lawsuit against Diamond Pet Food Processors and Costco Wholesale Corp. on behalf of a victim of the dog food Salmonella Infantis outbreak that has sickened at least 15 people…

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Texting While Driving Can Lead to Injury and Death

This article was written by attorney Fred Pritzker. We all know the consequences of DUI and DWI: criminal penalties, license suspensions, death and injuries. As a result, the public has no tolerance for drinking and driving and violators are punished…

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Vibrio Vulcanificus from Raw Oysters: Help for Food Poisoning Personal Injury and Wrongful Death

I help people harmed by Vibrio vulnificus, a bacterium found in contaminated raw seafood, particularly oysters.  Raw oysters contaminated with Vibrio vulnificus can cause food poisoning. In most cases, the Vibrio poisoning victim suffers vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal pain. In…

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Restaurants Should Warn of Risk of Vibrio Vulnificus Poisoning from Raw Oysters

Vibrio vulnificus is a bacterium found in contaminated raw seafood, particularly oysters.  In people with compromised immune systems, Vibrio vulnificus can cause sepsis, infection of the blood stream. Vibrio vulnificus blood infections are fatal about 50% of the time. Because of…

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J&J Lawsuit for DePuy Hip Failure

Attorneys Fred Pritzker and David Szerlag have filed lawsuits against DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. (DePuy) and Johnson & Johnson (J&J), owner of DePuy. These lawsuits seek compensation for patients who had a DePuy ASR XL Acetabular Hip System implanted in their…

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Another Shut Down of a Trucking Company for Safety Violations by FMCSA

This week the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) ordered Alabama-based BM&L Trucking, LLC, affiliated company IDM Transportation, Inc. and its owners to immediately cease all transportation services based on serious safety violations that posed an…

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Bus Safety Inspections by FMCSA Aim to Prevent Injuries to Bus Passengers

This week the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is conducting safety inspections of motorcoaches, tour buses, school buses and other commercial passenger buses in 13 states and the District of Columbia. These inspections look for safety violations and can…

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Sushi Lawsuit for Salmonella Food Poisoning

Author: Attorney Fred Pritzker Along with my team of food safety lawyers, I have filed a lawsuit against Moon Marine USA Company on behalf of a woman sickened by sushi tuna contaminated with Salmonella Bareilly. We are also representing other people…

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Food Poisoning Lawsuit: 5 Reasons You Should Sue Now

Author: Attorney Fred Pritzker Our food safety attorneys help food poisoning victims and their families hold companies accountable for contaminating food with Campylobacter, Cyclospora, E. coli, Listeria, Salmonella and other dangerous pathogens.  Below are 5 good reasons to hire us to…

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Spartanburg, SC, E. coli Poisoning and HUS

Author: Fred Pritzker Yesterday, the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced that they “found no conclusive link” between El Mexicano Restaurant on East Main Street in Spartanburg and cases of E. coli poisoning and hemolytic uremic syndrome…

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Spartanburg, SC E. coli, HUS and TTP from Mexican Restaurant

An outbreak of E. coli O157 and hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) has been associated with eating at a Spartanburg-area Mexican Restaurant, according to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC).  HUS is a severe complication of an…

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Banzai Pool Slide Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Prompts Recall

Banzai pool slides sold at Wal-Mart and Toys R Us have been recalled after reports of serious personal injury and wrongful death. The reported cases happened when the victims fractured their necks going down a Banzai in-ground pool water slide…