E coli Bacteria
Williams Brothers Ham Products Linked to MO E. coli Outbreak

Ham products produced by Williams Brothers Meat Market in Washington, Missouri, are linked to an E. coli outbreak that has sickened four people, according to a report from emissourian.com. The store has issued a recall for all cured or smoked ready-to-eat…

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Lawyer Fields Questions as Honey Smacks Salmonella Outbreak Ends

The Honey Smacks Salmonella outbreak has ended after sickening 135 people in 36 states, but Salmonella lawyer Ryan Osterholm is still fielding questions from consumers. “When someone suffers a serious foodborne illness, it is often devastating for them and for their…

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Imported Fresh Crab Meat Vibrio Outbreak Ends, Lawsuits May Follow

A Vibrio outbreak linked to crab meat imported from Venezuela and sold at restaurants and grocery stores has ended after sickening 26 people, hospitalizing nine of them. Some of those sickened may still choose to file lawsuits, says Vibrio lawyer Fred…

Salmonella Outbreak
Issaquah Costco Wholesale Warehouse Deli Salmonella Outbreak

Food from the service deli at the Costco Wholesale Warehouse in Issaquah, WA is associated with a Salmonella outbreak, according to the King County health department. Seven people have been sickened one of whom has been hospitalized. The Salmonella lawyers at Pritzker Hageman…

Truck Accident Lawyers Delivering Millions to Devastated Families

Truck accident lawsuits over the past several years have yielded a high number of multi-million dollar recoveries for family members injured and killed in semi truck crashes. As a prime example, lawyers point to a 2018 legal case in Texas…

CDC Map of Cargill Ground Beef E.coli Outbreak
Meijer, Safeway, Sam’s Club, Target Sold Cargill Beef Recalled for E.coli

Cargill ground beef recalled for E. coli was sold at Meijer, Safeway and Sam’s Club stores nationwide, at Target stores in five states and Publix stores in Florida. The recalled meat is linked to a four-state E. coli outbreak that sickened 18…

Legionella Bacteria
Sioux Falls, SD Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak Kills 1, Hospitalizes 14

Fourteen people have been hospitalized and one of them has died in a Legionnaire’s disease outbreak in Sioux Falls, SD. Those sickened, who range in age from 36 to 80, live in or visited Sioux Falls prior to getting sick. Legionnaires’ disease,…

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Harper Woods House Explosion Injures 3 in Michigan

Three people were injured when a house in the Detroit suburb of Harper Woods exploded on September 21. Fire officials say a natural gas buildup was the source of the blast that leveled the home, located at 20839 Lennon, around 10:30 that…

Ground Beef E. coli
Cargill Ground Beef Likely Source of Deadly E. coli O26 Outbreak

Cargill ground beef is the likely source of an E. coli O26 outbreak that has sickened 17 people, killing one of them. “Eating a hamburger shouldn’t kill you,” said E. coli attorney Fred Pritzker, founder of the national food safety…

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Metal-Matic Explosion, Fire Injures 2 in Minneapolis

Two people were injured in an explosion and fire at a metal processing plant in Minneapolis’ Marcy-Holmes neighborhood this afternoon. The blast, which is believed to have originated in a metal dust collector at Metal-Matic Inc., located at 629 SE 2nd St., occurred around…

Salmonella Poisoning
La Luz in Old Town Fort Collins Closes Down After Salmonella Outbreak

Following a Salmonella outbreak that sickened 30 people, La Luz Mexican restaurant in Old Town Fort Collins, CO has permanently closed. Some customers decided to file a lawsuit after becoming ill. Can I Sue a Restaurant for Salmonella food poisoning?…

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After McDonald’s Cyclospora Outbreak, Lawsuit Numbers May Grow

Cyclospora Illnesses from Fresh Express salad sold at McDonald’s have ended, but many of those sickened may still choose to file a lawsuit, says Ryan Osterholm, a Cyclospora lawyer with the national food safety law firm Pritzker Hageman. The Centers…