The Dangers of Electric Shock Drowning: A Silent Killer

It happens quickly and without warning. Although relatively rare, Electric Shock Drowning (ESD) causes serious injuries and takes the lives of swimmers each year.  When an improperly installed or maintained electrical system sends an electrical current into the water, that…

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Slew of Child Drownings in Minnesota Highlight Nationwide Spike in Pool and Spa Drownings

A slew of child drownings in Minnesota highlights a nationwide spike in pool and spa drownings as more people get in the water this summer. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) released a new report showing that drowning remains…

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9-Year-Old Boy Dies After Drowning at North Mankato Pool

A nine-year-old boy died after drowning in the swimming pool at Spring Lake Park Swim Facility in North Mankato. Record-breaking temperatures of 100 degrees Farenheight drew more than 1,000 people to the North Mankato pool on Saturday. About 40 minutes…

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Fred Pritzker and Eric Hageman 2015 Named Attorneys of the Year

Fred Pritzker and Eric Hageman are honored to have been named 2015 “Attorneys of the Year” by Minnesota Lawyer. The annual award celebrates the greatest achievements of the Minnesota legal community during the calendar year. It is Eric’s second time…

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Lawsuit for Pool Electrocution against Hilton Hotel Owner Settled

Our lawyers have won wrongful death and personal injury lawsuits against the owners of hotels that failed to provide a safe environment for their guests. Hotel Lawsuit Information A wrongful death lawsuit against the owner of a Hilton hotel and…

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Attorney Fred Pritzker Seeks Information about Pool Drowning in St. Louis Park, MN

Attorney Fred Pritzker is calling on anyone with information about the drowning death of Abdullahi Charif to contact the St. Louis Park Police Department. On February 27, 2014 12-year-old Abdullahi Charif’s lifeless body was discovered at the bottom of the…