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Distracted Driving Awareness Month Good Time to Prevent Accidents

The U.S. Department of Transportation has designated April as Distracted Driving Awareness Month.  Law enforcement in several jurisdictions has taken note, and more drivers are being pulled over for cell phone use. With clients who have been severely injured by…

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Raw Milk Possible Cause of E. coli O157 and HUS in Missouri

Author: Attorney Fred Pritzker In February I participated in a debate at Harvard Law School regarding raw milk. As I said then, raw milk is a dangerous product, made more dangerous by the fact that consumers are not given adequate…

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Salmonella Food Poisoning from Tuna Sushi Cause of Outbreak

(Updated June 21, 2012) Food poisoning from contaminated raw tuna used in spicy tuna sushi, sashimi and similar products is the source of the Salmonella Bareilly outbreak that has sickened at least 116 people in 20 states and Washington DC.…

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Sushi Salmonella: Attorney for Lawsuits Involving Restaurants, Grocery Stores and Suppliers

[Update: We have filed a lawsuit against Moon Marine for money damages to cover medical expenses and compensate for pain and suffering. Every victim of this outbreak deserves compensation. Contact us for a free consultation about your Salmonella claim.] An…

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FMCSA Orders Shut Down of Reliable Transportation Services, Inc., a Utah-Based Trucking Company

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has ordered Reliable Transportation Services, Inc., a Utah-based trucking company, to immediately cease all transportation services, declaring the company and its principal, Jay Zachary Barber, an imminent hazard to public…

Legionella Pneumonia Outbreak and Legionnellosis Infection
Confirmed Legionnaire’s Disease Case in Ohio County, West Virginia

An Ohio County, West Virginia, man has a confirmed case of Legionnaire’s disease, according to the Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department. Officials have not reported the suspected source of the Legionella bacteria that caused the illness. Legionnaire’s disease is not spread…

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Legionnaires Disease (Legionellosis) in Ohio

A Belmont County, Ohio man shared his story about his experience with Legionnaire’s disease after hearing about a new case of the illness (also called legionellosis) in Ohio County, West Virginia. The man did not reveal his identity, but wanted…

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Pritzker Hageman Attorney Discusses Distracted Driving Accidents on FOX9

Pritzker Hageman attorneys represent people injured in car accidents. Increasingly, distracted driving plays a role in these crashes as one of our attorneys discussed on FOX 9 News. We urge parents to talk to their teens about this serious issue…

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Consumer Advisory: NHTSA Offers 15-Passenger Van Safety Tips

In most years, the driver death rate in 15-passenger vans is lower than in other passenger vehicles, but the occupant death rate in the vans is higher because of the higher occupancy rates. Last week the National Highway Traffic Safety…

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House Should Pass a Transportation Bill to Prevent Traffic Accidents

Last week President Obama called on the House of Representatives to follow the Senate’s lead and pass a bipartisan transportation bill that would repair our nation’s roads and bridges. Mr. Obama’s focus was jobs. As an accident attorney, I see…

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Fatal Truck Accident Report Provides Information on Accident Variables

I represent families whose loved ones have died in accidents involving semi trucks and other commercial vehicles. When I investigate an accident, I look at a number of variables to determine what impact they had on the accident. The Federal…

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Schnucks Romaine Lettuce E coli Outbreak Final Update

This is the final update from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). You can contact our law firm if you or a loved one got E. coli from lettuce. Our E. coli lawyers help people throughout the United…