Fred Pritzker
Attorney Fred Pritzker Scheduled to Debate Raw Milk at Harvard

Attorney Fred Pritzker has been invited to participate in a raw milk debate sponsored by Harvard Law School’s Food Law Society. Fred and Dr. Heidi Kassenborg, Director of the Dairy & Food Inspection Division, Minnesota Department of Agriculture will be…

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Salmonella Outbreak Associated with Mexican Restaurant Chain Sickens 68, Texas and Oklahoma Hardest Hit

The investigation of a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis infections found an association with eating food from a Mexican-style fast food restaurant chain (referred to as “Restaurant Chain A” by the CDC). Investigators were not able to identify a food…

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Reports of Serious Disability and Death by Minnesota Hospitals between October 7, 2010, and October 6, 2011

Minnesota hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers and community behavioral health hospitals must report certain serious adverse health events to the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH). In 2011, the eighth year of reporting, the total number of events reported under the law…

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Number of Pressure Ulcers (Bed Sores) and Wrong Procedures Increases in Minnesota Hospitals

The number of pressure ulcers (bed sores) and wrong procedures in Minnesota hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers and community behavioral health hospitals increased in 2011, according to the eight annual adverse health events report released today by the Minnesota Department of…

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Truck Driver Lost Control and Killed Loved One

When families come to me after a death caused by an accident with a semi truck, dump truck or other commercial vehicle, one of the most important things they want to know is sometimes the most obvious thing – how…

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Auto Insurance Claim: Free Consultation with a Minnesota Accident Lawyer

Auto insurance is meant to protect you from carrying the burden of the financial costs of an accident resulting from bodily injury, but you may need help from a lawyer to recover all of the money you are entitled to…

Wrongful Death Settlement
Wrongful Death Settlement Can Honor the Memory of the Lost Loved One

Unquestionably, in every wrongful death case in which I have been involved, the money recovered in a settlement or at trial can’t even begin to compensate family members for the loss of a loved one they have endured.  Every client would…

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E. coli Lawsuits Involve Obtaining and Analyzing Corporate Documents

by attorney Fred Pritzker Litigating E. coli food poisoning cases involves sorting through thousands of corporate documents. This is because corporations who are sued do not just hand over the specific documents the other side needs to win the E.…

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Restaurant Linked to E. coli Outbreak in Michigan

The Western Upper Peninsula Health Department is investigating an E coli O157:H7 outbreak linked to a Houghton, Michigan restaurant. Four of the people sickened were hospitalized. Can I Sue a Restaurant for Food Poisoning? We recently settled an E. coli…

Hip Implant Lawsuit
Hip Lawsuits: Judge Orders Creation of Fee and Expense Funds

Update: The DepPuy hip lawsuits that were the subject of this litigation have been settled. If you or a loved one has questions regarding a DePuy class action or other litigation involving any product, you can contact our law firm…

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Wrongful Death Damages for Families of 18-Wheeler Accident Victims Vary by State

The amount (and type) of money damages recoverable in a wrongful death lawsuit varies considerably from state to state.  For example, some states allow families to recover compensation for the pain and suffering the decedent endured prior to death and…

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Lawsuit for Child Injured in an Accident Caused by the Child’s Parent

The following article discusses how children injured in an accident can obtain compensation from insurance companies for medical expenses, pain and suffering, and other damages. My name is Eric Hageman, and I am a personal injury lawyer. Over the years,…