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Michigan E. coli O26 Cases Linked to Jimmy Johns Clover Sprouts E. coli Outbreak

Attorney Fred Pritzker and his E. coli litigation team are investigating an outbreak of E. coli O26 in Michigan and other states linked to Jimmy Johns restaurants. In Michigan there are 2 confirmed cases and 5 suspected cases. The Jimmy…

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Proposed Rule Prompted by Accidents Caused by Truck Driver Fatigue

Commercial truck drivers in interstate commerce are required to keep a log of the hours of service to ensure compliance with the federal hours-of-service (HOS) regulations that limit the amount of time a driver can be on the road. The…

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Unlicensed Truck Drivers, Overweight Vehicles – Order to Cease Operations

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) ordered U & D Service (DOT#  2157887), Inc. of Indianapolis, Ind., to cease operations after repeated violations of federal law, including the following: Ten citations for exceeding vehicle weight…

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BMW to pay $3 Million for Untimely Reporting of Safety Defects

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced that BMW of North America, LLC has agreed to pay $3 million in civil penalties in response to the agency’s assertion that the automaker failed to comply with requirements of the National Traffic…

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Driver Distraction Accidents: Electronic Device Use Prompts DOT Guidelines

An increase in driver distraction accidents has prompted the U.S. Department of Transportation to proposed guidelines to encourage automobile manufacturers to limit the distraction risk for in-vehicle electronic devices. The guidelines are outlined below, and they are a good start.…

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Jimmy John’s E. coli from Sprouts: Free Consultation with Food Safety Lawyers

Update to post below: There are now 25 confirmed cases of E. coli O26 linked to Jimmy Johns sprouts: Alabama (1), Iowa (5), Missouri (3), Kansas (2), Michigan (9), Arkansas (1), Ohio (3), and Wisconsin (1). Jimmy John’s E. coli…

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Dump Truck Fatal Accident: Lawsuit May be Only Recourse for Justice

Our lawyers have represented many people injured or killed by dump trucks. In dump truck accident cases, we often file civil lawsuits against dump truck drivers and, in many cases, against their employers, as well.  Our goal is to provide…

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Cobalt Poisoning from a DePuy Artificial Hip

Of Counsel attorney David Szerlag is one of our lead attorneys for our cobalt poisoning cases. He and our litigation team have filed lawsuits on behalf of clients who got cobalt poisoning from a DePuy ASR™ XL Acetabular System artificial…

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Campylobacteriosis Linked to Family Cow Raw Milk

Raw milk from Your Family Cow dairy in Chambersburg, P.A. is now linked to 80 cases of campylobacteriosis in 4 states: Pennsylvania (70), Maryland (5), West Virginia (3), and New Jersey (2). Pennsylvania Counties: Franklin, Adams, Wyoming, Chester, Dauphin, Cumberland,…

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Lawyers Investigate Recall of Tassimo T Discs Manufactured by Kraft

Our lawyers are investigating the recall of Maxwell House, Gevalia and Nabob T discs (manufactured by Kraft) that was issued after reports of 2nd degree burns when the T discs were used with Tassimo coffee makers. We are also investigating…

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Recall of Tassimo and Bosch Expresso Machines after 37 2nd Degree Burn Injuries

Why did it take 37 burn injuries, including one of a 10-year-old Minnesota girl on her face and neck, before a recall of a Tassimo expresso machine and T discs that had burst? Our attorneys deal with situations like this…

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Attorneys File DePuy Hip Lawsuits in Minnesota

Attorneys Fred Pritzker and David Szerlag have filed lawsuits on behalf of Minnesota residents with DePuy ASR XL Acetabular Hip System hip implants.  Our clients had dangerous levels of cobalt and/or chromium (alloys in the DePuy ASR hip implants) in…