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Riata Lead Lawsuit against St. Jude Medical Alleges Premature Insulation Failure

Riata leads have an increased risk of premature insulation failure that can impact the lead’s ability to function properly, according to the FDA. While most implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) leads are expected to last at least 10 years, there is…

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Vibriosis Outbreak in Washington Associated with Raw Oysters Sickens 30 People

At least 30 people in Washington have confirmed cases of vibriosis (infection from Vibrio bacteria) that may be associated with commercially grown oysters. The Washington State Department of Health closed three commercial growing areas: Totten Inlet near Olympia, North Bay…

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Cantaloupe Salmonellosis Outbreak in Kentucky: Lawyers for Lawsuit against Indiana Grower

Our Salmonella lawyers are investigating an outbreak of salmonellosis in Kentucky linked to cantaloupe grown in Indiana. Cantaloupes tested by the Kentucky Department of Public Health were contaminated with the same strain of Salmonella associated with the statewide outbreak that…

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Stryker Hip Replacement Recall

If your hip replacement has failed, you may be able to get money for medical bills, pain, emotional suffering, loss of quality of life and other compensation. Stryker Rejuvenate hip implant products were recalled after reports of premature failure. Lawyers…

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Clostridium Perfringens Food Poisoning Deaths in a Psychiatric Hospital

Clostridium perfringens is a foodborne pathogen that causes diarrhea. Fatal cases are caused by dehydration, and generally only the very young, the elderly and people with weak immune systems are at risk of death. This week’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly…

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Bumbo Baby Seat Recall Due to Risk of Skull Fracture: Attorneys for Lawsuit

Our product liability attorneys recently won over $4 million for clients injured by another defective product. Now they are available to represent you and your baby in lawsuits against Bumbo International Trust and others for skull fracture injuries caused by…

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Drakes Bay Oysters Recall in California Due to Vibriosis Risk

Three cases of vibriosis have prompted a recall of raw oysters. California health officials have announced a recall of shucked and in-shell raw oysters from Drakes Bay Oyster Co. because they may be contaminated with Vibrio parahaemolyticus, a bacteria that…

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Minnesota Bicycle Accident Fatalities from 2008 to 2011

According to a news release by the Minnesota Department of Transportation, bicycle riding is up, and fatalities are down in the state. The statistics from 2011 show there were four bicyclists killed that year, which is the lowest number since…

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DePuy (J & J) Hip Lawsuits Filed by Lawyers in Minnesota

Attorneys Fred Pritzker and David Szerlag have filed DePuy hip lawsuits in Minnesota (and throughout the United States) seeking money damages for people like you whose hip replacement implants were defective. For most of our clients, blood tests revealed high…

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Cargill Beef Salmonella Food Poisoning Outbreak: Compensation for Victims

Our attorneys are investigating the Salmonella food poisoning outbreak linked to ground beef processed by Cargill Meat Solutions. Victims of this outbreak have the legal right to sue Cargill for compensation, including medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, emotional…

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18-Wheeler and Bike Accident

5 Things You Need to Know if Your Child has Serious Injuries Attorney Fred Pritzker and I help children and their parents after bike accidents involving serious injuries, including bicycle accident TBI (brain injury), spinal cord injury, kidney damage and…

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Margarita’s Restaurant Norovirus Food Poisoning Investigation in Holland, MI

At least 200 people have been sickened in a norovirus food poisoning outbreak in Holland, Michigan linked to Margarita’s Restaurant, located at  495 West 17th Street in Holland.  The outbreak first came to light when dozens of people reported gastrointestinal…