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Greenwood, SC Explosion Injures 3 Adults, 2 Children

Three adults and two children were injured in an apartment explosion in Greenwood, SC on November 4. One of the children suffered a skull fracture and at least one of the adults was airlifted to the JMS Burn Center in…

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Yuma Growing Season Begins Under Shadow of Deadly E. coli Outbreak

In the sun-drenched fields of Yuma, Arizona, a deadly  E.coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce is casting a long shadow as the leafy greens growing season gets underway. Together, California and Arizona produce about 95 percent of lettuce grown in the U.S. They divide the year seasonally.  Each November,…

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Personal Injury Law Firm Named 2019 Best Law Firms by U.S. News

Pritzker Hageman, P.A. is pleased to announce our inclusion in the 2019 “Best Law Firms” list by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. An honored recipient since 2012, our firm received the highest metropolitan tier ranking possible for our…

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Ground Beef Salmonella Outbreak Sickens 30 in New Mexico

Thirty people in New Mexico are part of the multi-state ground beef Salmonella outbreak linked to beef products sold under a variety of brand names. And these illnesses have been longer-lasting and more severe than typical cases of salmonellosis, according to…

Legionella Bacteria
Warren Barr South Loop Nursing Home Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak

A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at the Warren Barr South Loop Nursing Home in Chicago has sickened two people. The outbreak is one of two clusters of the severe pneumonia illness recently identified by state health officials. People over the age of 50,…

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IDPH: Johnsburg Walmart Possible Source of Legionnaires’ Outbreak

A Walmart store in Johnsburg, IL may be a source of a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in McHenry County.  A dozen people are part of the outbreak, one of two separate clusters of the pneumonia illness recently identified by state health…

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Stryker LFIT V40 Hip Replacement Expanded Recall Lawsuit

Stryker has expanded its LFIT Anatomic CoCr V40 femoral head recall to include eight more catalog numbers of the product used in hip replacement surgery due to problems associated with separation from the hip stem. The recall expansion means patients experiencing…

Salmonella Bacteria
Gravel Ridge Egg Salmonella Outbreak Ends, Lawsuits May Follow

The Gravel Ridge Farms egg Salmonella outbreak sickened 44 people in 11 states before it ended today. Most of the people sickened in this outbreak ate eggs at a restaurant before they became ill. Twelve of them got so sick they…

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Tolleson Ground Beef Salmonella Outbreak Expands, Lawyers Investigate

Salmonella lawyers are investigating a growing outbreak linked to JBS Tolleson ground beef products. When the CDC announced the ground beef Salmonella outbreak on October 4, 2018, it included 57 people in 16 states. Now, 120 people in 22 states are sick and…

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Cucumber Salmonella Outbreak Strikes Washington, Canada

A Salmonella outbreak likely linked to English cucumbers sold at Costo has sickened six people in Washington, according to the Washington State Department of Health. Cucumbers are also the likely source of an outbreak in Canada that has sickened 45 people.…

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Champaign-Urbana Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak Sickens 6

A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in Champaign County, Illinois has sickened six people, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health. The first illnesses associated with the outbreak were reported on September 15, 2018. Health officials are investigating several potential sources of…

Raw Chicken Salmonella Outbreak
Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Raw Chicken Products

A Salmonella outbreak linked to raw chicken products has sickened 92 people in 21 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Twenty-nine people have been hospitalized. Contact a Salmonella Lawyer Raw Chicken Salmonella Outbreak Health officials…