House Explosion Investigation
Man Dies in Propane Explosion Near Victor, ID

A man injured in a propane explosion near Victor, Idaho died at Teton Valley Hospital on Tuesday, March 12, 2019. Rodney Taylor suffered burn injuries from a blast on March 2 that occurred in a detached woodshop next to his…

Salmonella Outbreak
Salmonella Outbreak at Chicago’s Supermercado Rivera

At least six people developed Salmonella infections after they ate carnitas and other foods from Supermercado Rivera in Chicago on February 23 and 24, 2019, according to the health department. The people who got sick ordered food from the kitchen counter of the Archer Heights grocery store located at 4334 W. 51st St. The health department…

Staphylococcus
Lawyers Call for Hospitals to Improve Protocols for Deadly Staph Infections

When you or someone you love has been admitted to the hospital for a surgical procedure, you expect to leave healthier. Sadly, some patients develop a healthcare-associated infection (HAI) that leaves them sicker than when they arrived. Bloodstream staph infections…

Crete Trucking Lawsuit Experience
Woman Killed in Semi Crash on I-94 in Macomb County

A female driver was killed instantly when a semi truck rear-ended her Ford Taurus in Macomb County. On Thursday, March 8, troopers responded to reports of a rolled over semi on westbound I-94 in St. Clair Shores around 1:30 pm.…

Salmonella Lawyer Turkey Outbreak
Turkey Salmonella Outbreak Sickens 23 in Illinois

At least 23 people in Illinois are part of a multistate turkey Salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey products.  Forty-one states have reported 279 illnesses and 107 hospitalizations. One person in California has died. During interviews with health officials, most of the people…

18 Wheeler Crash Inspection
Another Fatal Semi Truck “Tire-Off” Incident Takes Life of Tulane University Student from Forest Lake, MN

21 year old Tulane University student, Margaret Maurer, was struck and killed March 5th, 2019 by a tire that had broken loose from a passing 18-wheeler semi truck. According to Gautier, Louisiana police, two tires broke loose from a passing…

JB Hunt lawsuit
Can I Sue JB Hunt Trucking Company?

If a JB Hunt truck or driver caused you or a loved one to be injured, you may be entitled to sue for compensation. JB Hunt Transport trucks were involved in more than 1,500 crashes in the two-year period that…

Dairy products, milk, cheese, ice cream
Chocolate Milk Joins Milk, Cheese, Ice Cream Listeria Outbreak List

Listeria outbreaks are often linked to soft cheeses and raw milk products. But outbreaks linked to pasteurized dairy products are less common in North America. That’s why a new report about a previously undisclosed Listeria outbreak linked to chocolate milk…

Tahini Salmonella Outbreak
Tahini Salmonella Outbreak Over, But Recalled Products Still Pose Risk

The Salmonella outbreak linked to imported tahini products has ended. But because these products have a long shelf-life, the risk of illness has not, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in its final report. Achdut Ltd., located in…

Legionella in the Lungs
Waco YMCA Legionnaires’ Disease Lawsuit

At least two people have been sickened with a severe form of pneumonia known as Legionnaires’ disease in an outbreak at the Family YMCA in Waco, Texas. Health officials believe bot the exposures occurred this month. The facility, located at 6800 Harvey…

Legionella Bacteria
Can DNA Tests Solve Albany Legionnaires Disease Outbreak?

Health officials may use whole genome sequencing (WGS) to see if two Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks at the same location in Albany, NY are linked. Legionnaires’ disease is a severe form of pneumonia that develops when water vapor contaminated with Legionella…

City Street Accident Uber Lyft
What to Do if You are Injured in an Uber or Lyft Accident

Although millions of people use rideshare companies every day, most don’t know what to do if they are involved in an accident. Pritzker Hageman’s Uber and Lyft Team represents clients nationwide who have been injured in accidents involving rideshare vehicles. Here’s…