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Missouri Vibriosis Outbreak and Raw Oysters: Free Consultation

A cluster of three cases of gastrointestinal Vibrio parahaemolyticus infection (vibriosis) in Eastern Missouri were identified June 27-28, 2012, according to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS).  Vibriosis is generally associated with eating raw oysters, a menu…

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Congressional Award Foundation Campers Sickened, Possibly Food Poisoning

Dozens of students participating in a Congressional Award Foundation camp at George Mason University have been sickened, most likely by food poisoning. On Wednesday, the students also attended Congressional Award Gold Medal ceremonies on Capital Hill. They also ate at…

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Vibrio Vulcanificus from Raw Oysters: Help for Food Poisoning Personal Injury and Wrongful Death

I help people harmed by Vibrio vulnificus, a bacterium found in contaminated raw seafood, particularly oysters.  Raw oysters contaminated with Vibrio vulnificus can cause food poisoning. In most cases, the Vibrio poisoning victim suffers vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal pain. In…

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Restaurants Should Warn of Risk of Vibrio Vulnificus Poisoning from Raw Oysters

Vibrio vulnificus is a bacterium found in contaminated raw seafood, particularly oysters.  In people with compromised immune systems, Vibrio vulnificus can cause sepsis, infection of the blood stream. Vibrio vulnificus blood infections are fatal about 50% of the time. Because of…

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Food Poisoning Lawsuit: 5 Reasons You Should Sue Now

Author: Attorney Fred Pritzker Our food safety attorneys help food poisoning victims and their families hold companies accountable for contaminating food with Campylobacter, Cyclospora, E. coli, Listeria, Salmonella and other dangerous pathogens.  Below are 5 good reasons to hire us to…

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Norovirus Leading Cause of Gastroenteritis Wrongful Death

Gastroenteritis is inflammation of the stomach and/or intestines that causes vomiting and diarrhea. It is a major cause of death worldwide, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and one of the leading causes of gastroenteritis death…

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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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Attorney Fred Pritzker Scheduled to Debate Raw Milk at Harvard

Attorney Fred Pritzker has been invited to participate in a raw milk debate sponsored by Harvard Law School’s Food Law Society. Fred and Dr. Heidi Kassenborg, Director of the Dairy & Food Inspection Division, Minnesota Department of Agriculture will be…