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Elizabethkingia Outbreak Spreads from Wisconsin to Michigan

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) are keeping close tabs on a disturbing multistate outbreak of Elizabethkingia anophelis, an emerging infectious disease that has sickened 59 people, killing 18, in southeast and southern Wisconsin since November 2015. This little-known illness…

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Carbon Monoxide in Leech Lake Fish House Poisons 4, Kills One

One man died and another was seriously sickened by carbon monoxide poisoning when propane heaters in a fish house on Leech Lake were not properly ventilated, the Cass County Sheriff’s Office told the Star Tribune. Two other men were treated…

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Minneapolis Marriott Employee Charged with Sexual Assault

A Minneapolis Marriott hotel employee who allegedly sexually assaulted a guest has been charged with 3rd-degree criminal sexual conduct. He was charged Tuesday in Hennepin County District Court. The alleged assault occurred Sunday at the Marriott Residence Inn, 45 South…

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Woman Sues Embassy Suites and Hilton Worldwide

Lawsuit Alleges Sexual Assault This week a lawsuit was filed on behalf of a woman alleging she was sexually assaulted in her hotel room by a co-worker who was given a key to her room by hotel staff after he…

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Inmate at Waukesha County Jail Dies

An inmate at the Waukesha County Jail died yesterday. The cause of the death is unknown. Our thoughts are with the family. At about 4:00 a.m. this morning, the police and first responders arrived at the Waukesha County Jail. Upon arrival, the…

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Lawsuit Filed against Uber, Woman Claims She Was Raped

A woman has sued Uber for an assault that allegedly happened when she was getting a ride from a man driving for Uber. Uber connects riders to drivers via the internet. The lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court for…

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Crookston, Minnesota, Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: Is There a Wrongful Death Claim?

A family in Crookston, Minnesota, has been devastated by carbon monoxide poisoning, which resulted in the tragic and senseless deaths of two people. “While we still don’t know what caused this tragedy, carbon monoxide deaths can occur when an appliance…

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Can I Sue Roos Foods and Megamart for Listeriosis Food Poisoning?

You can sue Roos Foods if the following is true: You were diagnosed with listeriosis food poisoning or your family member (parent, spouse, child, grandchild, etc.) died from the illness; and You have evidence that cheese made by Roos Foods…

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Room at Best Western Motel an Alleged Carbon Monoxide Death Trap

The investigation into carbon monoxide deaths at a Best Western in Boone, North Carolina, came too late for an 11-year-old boy. A mother and her 11-year-old son, Jeffrey, were staying in Room 225 at the Best Western in Boone, North Carolina,…

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Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Casa Mexicana

Health investigators have linked a Kentucky Salmonella outbreak to Casa Mexicana, a restaurant in Madisonville, Kentucky. To date, people have been sickened in three counties all located west of Louisville:  Webster, Hopkins, and Muhlenberg. One of the Salmonella victims has…

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Buckyballs Recalled by Barns & Noble, Bed Bath & Beyond, Brookston, Hallmark, Others

High-powered magnets are a safety risk to children – toddler through teen. An increasing number of incidents reported to CPSC indicate that children are swallowing these magnets and the injuries are serious. Our law firm has won money for children who ingested…

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$4.5 Million Settlement for Alleged Police Misconduct, Shooting Death

The Chicago City Council approved a $4.5 million settlement with the family of an unarmed woman who was shot by an off-duty police officer (ABC News). On March 21, 2012, off-duty Chicago police officer Dante Servin responded to a disturbance…