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Food Poisoning Lawyers Representing Wisconsin Teen with Kidney Failure from E.coli Infection

After their daughters ate a simple, on-the-go meal of walking tacos (taco fixings that can include ingredients such as lettuce, served in a bag of chips), the Murphy family of Green Bay, WI never expected what would happen next. Their…

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Lawyers Representing Families of Two People Who Died in Cedar-Riverside Apartment Fire

Tragedy struck the Cedar-Riverside community of Minneapolis when a three-alarm fire erupted at Cedar High Apartments on the day before Thanksgiving. The blaze, likened by firefighters to a blast furnace, killed five people and seriously injured three others. Known to…

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FedEx Driver Kills Iowa Man in Wrong-Way Crash

A West Des Moines man died in a wrong-way crash caused by the driver of a FedEx commercial van on Wednesday. The collision happened on northbound I-35 at about 9:45 A.M. near Clear Lake, IA. Bryon Hendricks (52) died when…

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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…

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…

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Another E. coli Outbreak? Why Don’t We Know Where E. Coli Contaminated Romaine is Coming From?

New Multi-State Outbreak of E. coli Likely Linked to Romaine Lettuce…Again. After three large outbreaks of E. coli O157:H7 linked to romaine lettuce in less than a year, the FDA recommended that growers modify their operations to prevent contamination from…

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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…