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3 Children with E. coli, 2 with Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, in King County, WA

King County Public Health is investigating E. coli infections in three children under five. Two of the children have developed a severe complication of E. coli called hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), which causes kidney failure. Illnesses were reported to health…

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Firm Files Second Lawsuit in Pizza Ranch E.coli Outbreak

Our food poisoning legal team has filed a second HUS lawsuit in the Pizza Ranch E.coli outbreak. The second lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska (Case Number: 8:16-cv-00136) on behalf of a young girl…

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Pizza Ranch E. coli Lawsuit Filed

Our lawyers filed the first lawsuit against Pizza Ranch today, March 17, 2016, on behalf of the family of S.S., a 7-year-old girl from Kansas who was sickened in an E. coli outbreak associated with eating at a Pizza Ranch…

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5 E. coli Cases in MN Outbreak Associated with Pizza Ranch, Lawyer Investigating

5 people in Minnesota have been sickened in an E. coli outbreak associated with eating at Pizza Ranch, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. Pizza dough is the likely source of the outbreak. It is not yet known how…

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Lawsuit for E. coli from Red River Valley Fair in Fargo

Our law firm is representing a child sickened after attending the Red River Valley Fair in West Fargo, North Dakota, held from July 7-12, 2015. Attorney Eric Hageman is lead attorney for that case. The North Dakota Department of Health…

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Eric Hageman Seeks Accountability for E. coli Wrongful Death

Attorney Eric Hageman says the parents of the 2-year-old who died from E. coli linked to The Learning Vine daycare facility want answers and accountability.  The Learning Vine is located in Greenwood, South Carolina. We are a Minnesota law firm…

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Lawsuit against The Learning Vine for E. coli-HUS Death

The family of a 2-year old boy who tragically died after developing complications from an E. coli infection filed a wrongful death lawsuit today in the State of South Carolina Court of Common Pleas (2015-CP-24-00794). The child attended The Learning…

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Red River Valley Fair E. coli Outbreak Sickens 3, One has HUS

Three children who attended the Red River Valley Fair in West Fargo have been diagnosed with shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (E. coli) (STEC) infections, according to the North Dakota Department of Health. The fair was held July 7 through 12.…

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Learning Vine E. coli Outbreak Lawsuit

Update: Attorney Eric Hageman won a wrongful death settlement for a family in this outbreak. The Learning Vine daycare facility in Greenwood, South Carolina, has been associated with 4 laboratory-confirmed cases and 3 suspected cases of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli…

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E. coli O157:H7 and HUS from the Milk Makers Fest, Final Report

The Whatcom County Health Department (WCHD) in Bellingham, Washington, has released its final report on the outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O157:H7 infections linked to the Milk Makers Fest held between April 21 and 23, 2015. WCHD, the Washington…

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Article Discusses Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome and Encephalopathy in a Pregnant Woman

An article published this month in the International Journal of Infectious Diseases1 discusses a case of hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) with encephalopathy in a pregnant woman. Both the baby and mother survived. The following is information from the case study…

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Tainted Water Can Cause Kidney Injury and Pneumonia

I represent people sickened by water in the United States. Dangerous pathogens in water are not only a third-world problem. E. coli in Well Water Causes Kidney Injury While we like to think of well water as pure, that is…