House Explosion Investigation
House Explosion Kills Man and Seriously Injures His Granddaughter in Oklahoma

A house explosion and fire from a gas leak last Thursday seriously injured Don Osteen, a resident of Maud, OK, and his granddaughter. Mr. Osteen sadly passed away from his injuries on Monday, September 23rd. He and his three-year-old granddaughter…

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Two Men Killed in Shawano County House Explosion, Two Others Seriously Injured

A house explosion and fire in Shawano County seriously injured four men on Monday. Two men have sadly died from their injuries, including homeowner Steve Verg (62) and Micheal Suehring (64). The explosion happened off County Road M and Verg…

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University of Maryland Salmonella Outbreak

A Salmonella outbreak on the University of Maryland campus has sickened three people, according to the University’s health center. Two of the three students ate at a variety of campus dining spots. Health officials are still trying to determine the…

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Philadelphia Restaurant E. coli Outbreak: 19 Sick

Nineteen people are part of an E. coli outbreak in Philadelphia that involves an as-yet-unnamed restaurant or restaurants. The most recent case was reported on September 6, health officials told multiple media outlets. Contact an E. coli Lawyer The case…

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Ground Bison E. coli Outbreak Ends, Will Lawsuits Follow?

The ground bison E. coli outbreak has ended after sickening 33 people in eight states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). But, for those sickened, including 18 people who were hospitalized, the end of the outbreak…

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Families of Dive Boat Fire Victims Eligible for Compensation from CA Fund

The families of the victims of the fire aboard the dive boat Conception can seek funding for counseling and funerals from the California Victim Compensation Board, Santa Barbara District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley announced yesterday. Families who would like information…

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Minnesota State Fair E. coli Outbreak Sickens 11, 1 with HUS

An E. coli outbreak at the Minnesota State Fair sickened 11 people who visited the Miracle of Birth exhibit. Six people were so sick they required hospitalization, one of them developed hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), a potentially fatal form of…

Gold Medal Flour E. coli Recall
Gold Medal Unbleached Flour Recalled for Potential E. coli, Again

Three years after being linked to an E. coli outbreak, Gold Medal flour is being recalled for potential E. coli contamination. General Mills issued the Gold Medal flour recall after E. coli O26 was discovered during a sampling process. The…

Fire Truck and Ambulance Emergency Response
LEAP Inc. Propane Explosion Leaves 1 Dead, 6 Injured in Farmington, ME

One person is dead and six others are injured after a propane explosion at the Farmington, ME headquarters of LEAP Inc., a nonprofit organization for people with cognitive disabilities. The blast occurred around 8:30 this morning after firefighters arrived in…

Fire Truck and Ambulance Emergency Response
Man Killed in Semi Crash Near Faribault

A man died last Monday after getting hit by a semi-trailer truck near Faribault, MN. The crash happened at about 7:20 pm on Friday, August 30th. David J. Becher (73) of Morristown was driving south on Iona Ave. when a…

Food Safety Lawyers Find Rabid Bat in Downtown Minneapolis

A group of food safety lawyers from Pritzker Hageman law firm found a rabid bat in downtown Minneapolis on Tuesday. The bat was discovered at the corner of Marquette Ave. and 6th St. After capturing the bat safely while it…

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Papaya Salmonella Outbreak Ends with 81 Sick in 9 States

A Salmonella outbreak linked to Cavi brand whole, fresh papayas imported from Mexico has ended after sickening 81 people in nine states, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) final report. Consumers no longer need to avoid…