Fred Pritzker
Zoloft Birth Defects: Free Consultation with a Lawyer

A number of lawsuits have been filed against Pfizer Inc. for compensation for birth defects allegedly caused by Zoloft, an antidepressant. The plaintiffs (people suing) allege that Zoloft causes birth defects when taken during pregnancy. Zoloft is a selective serotonin…

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Lawsuit for Failure to Provide Medical Care in a Prison or Jail

If you did not get medical care in prison or jail, you may have a case if the failure to provide medical care resulted in serious injury. If you are a family member of someone who died in prison or…

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Prolapse Surgery Mesh Lawsuits Filed on Behalf of Injured Women

Our law firm is representing women throughout the United States who were injured by mesh products used in prolapse surgery and to treat stress urinary incontinence.  Of counsel David Szerlag has been appointed a leadership position in an action to…

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AMS Mesh Lawsuits Consolidated and Attorney David Szerlag Appointed to Leadership Position

Attorney David Szerlag was appointed to the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee (“PSC”) for consolidated pretrial litigation procedures for lawsuits against American Medical Systems, Inc. (AMS) on behalf of women who had certain of the company’s vaginal mesh products implanted during pelvic…

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Wisconsin Semi Truck Company Shut Down to Prevent Personal Injury and Wrongful Death

FMCSA finds Wisconsin-based truck company to be imminent safety hazard The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) ordered Wisconsin-based truck company WTSA US Express to cease all transportation services, based on serious safety violations that posed…

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CDC E. coli O145 and HUS Outbreak Investigation

CDC is investigating a multistate outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli serogroup O145 infections.  To date, a total of 14 persons infected with the outbreak strain of STEC O145 infection have been identified in 6 states: Alabama (2), California (1),…

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E. coli-HUS Complications and Treatment

Hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) is a severe complication of an infection of Shiga-toxin producing E. coli, usually E. coli O157, but also E. coli O26, E. coli O45, E. coli O103, E. coli O111, E. coli O121 and E. coli…

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E. coli O145 Food Poisoning Outbreak in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia

I and my E. coli litigation team are investigating an E. coli O145 outbreak that has sickened people in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana and Tennessee. Tragically, one young E. coli victim developed hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) and passed away.…

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J&J to Stop Sales of Implants after Vaginal Prolapse Mesh Lawsuits Filed

Hundreds of lawsuits involving vaginal prolapse mesh have been filed against Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and Ethicon, Inc., its subsidiary.  Women have suffered severe pain due to mesh erosion (into vagina, bladder, bowel) and other injuries. Our law firm is…

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E. coli-HUS Food Poisoning Leads to Wrongful Death of a Child

Hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) has claimed another life, a 21-month-old child from New Orleans, Louisiana–another tragic, preventable loss of a precious child.  The child first contracted an E. coli infection from contaminated food, and then developed HUS, which is almost…

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Hip Lawsuit Attorney Supports Patient Safety

Attorney David Szerlag will be attending the FDA advisory committee meeting June 27-28 to review data on metal-on-metal (MOM) hip systems, including failure rates, patient complications, and risk factors associated with these hip replacements. Attorneys Szerlag and Fred Pritzker are…

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E. coli O157 and HUS Cause Death of 6-Year-Old Boy from Millbury, Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has confirmed E. coli O157: H7 as the cause of death of a 6 year old child from Millbury, Massachusetts. He passed away on Saturday, May 26th from complications of hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS),…