2017-09-05T10:47:09+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
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Exophiala Dermatitidis Outbreak at Oncology Clinic in New York City

At least 15 cancer patients contracted Exophiala dermatitidis fungal infections after receiving port implants and IV medications from one New York City oncology clinic, according to an article in this week’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, a CDC publication. From…

2017-06-22T20:04:15+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
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Infection in Child after Pulpotomy at Children’s Dental Group in Anaheim, CA

At least 37 children may be part of the outbreak of Mycobacterium abscessus infections associated with having pulpotomy procedures at the Children’s Dental Group office at 2156 E. Lincoln Avenue in Anaheim, California, according to the Orange County Department of…

2017-08-28T14:05:07+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
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Bacteria Testing
E. coli Linked to Olympus Duodenoscope Used at University of Colorado Hospital

An E. coli outbreak has been linked to an Olympus duodenoscope used at University of Colorado Hospital. According to the Denver Post, nine patients that had surgeries using an Olympus Medical System Corporation duodenoscope contracted E. coli infections. Three of…

2017-07-05T09:10:11+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
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Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria and Hospital Infection Prevention

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is putting hospital administrators and personnel on notice regarding its concern over rising numbers of preventable healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). According to its Vital Signs Report, not enough is being done to control the increasing…

2017-08-25T14:27:31+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
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Elizabethkingia Lawsuit Investigation

Our law firm is investigating an outbreak of Elizabethkingia in Wisconsin. The species of the outbreak strain has been identified by the CDC to be Elizabethkingia anophelis. To date, 59 people in Wisconsin have confirmed cases, and 18 of them…

2017-08-28T14:14:24+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
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FDA Announces Recall Following 9 Failed MitraClip Heart Valve Procedures

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a Class I Recall of Abbott’s MitraClip Delivery System following the company’s voluntary release of a safety notice warning of the device’s failure in 9 reported surgical cases. In these cases,…

2017-08-25T14:40:48+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
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Elizabethkingia Sickens 59 People in Wisconsin, Law Firm Investigating

Urgent Message about the Elizabethkingia Outbreak in Wisconsin Our law firm is investigating an outbreak of bloodstream infections in Wisconsin and Michigan caused by Elizabethkingia anophelis bacteria. To date (updated April 14, 2016), there are 59 confirmed cases in Wisconsin…

2017-06-22T20:10:24+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
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Noxafil Label from FDA
Wrong Noxafil Used to Prevent Aspergillus Infection, Resulting in Death

What is Noxafil? Noxafil (posaconazole) is used to help prevent people with weakened immune systems from contracting certain invasive fungal infections caused by Aspergillus and Candida. It is an antifungal medication available in two oral formulations: delayed-release tablets and an oral…

2017-08-25T14:49:57+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
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Read This about Heart Attack, Stroke, Death after Interventional Procedure

Can I Sue for Heart Attack or Stroke from Interventional Procedure? You may have medical malpractice and product liability claims if you or a loved one had bleeding in the brain or a heart attack after a minimally invasive procedure…

2017-06-22T20:18:27+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
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Duodenoscope Processing Procedures Outlined by FDA

Today, the FDA issued a Safety Communication regarding supplemental measures to enhance duodenoscope reprocessing (cleaning before reuse). These measures were approved after the FDA was informed of instances of persistent bacterial contamination after use of a duodenoscope, even following strict…

2017-06-22T20:21:26+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
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Radiation Errors on Minnesota Cancer Patients Under Investigation

Radiation errors on Minnesota cancer patients are a topic of investigation by the Minnesota Department of Health following a reported mistake at a St. Cloud cancer treatment center that left a woman partly paralyzed.  If you or a loved one…

2017-06-22T20:22:34+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
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Tracheostomy Tube Lawsuit

A tracheostomy tube is put down a patient’s trachea to provide an airway, enabling the patient to breathe.  A personal injury or wrongful death claim can arise if the tube is defective, it was inserted or removed incorrectly, it was…