2018-03-30T07:37:35+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
Legionella Pneumophila in Lung Tissue
Highland Springs Senior Living Resident Diagnosed with Legionnaires’ Disease

A resident of Highland Springs Senior Living in Dallas, Texas, contracted Legionnaires’ disease, a severe form of pneumonia that is caused by breathing in water particles contaminated with Legionella bacteria. The Collin County Department of Health informed Highland Springs Senior…

2018-03-05T12:36:38+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
Legionella Bacteria
Legionnaires’ Disease in Florida: IslandWalk Pool, Spa Implicated

A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in Florida has been connected to a pool and spa at IslandWalk at the West Villages in North Port, Florida. IslandWalk is a new residential community with two outdoor pools, a “tropical resort pool” and a…

2018-02-09T09:04:05+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
Bacteria
Eye Infection Lawsuit and Recall Information

If you have an eye infection that was caused by a contaminated eye wash product, you may have the right to sue for compensation. You can contact our law firm for a free eye infection lawsuit evaluation by calling 1-888-377-8900…

2018-02-09T08:17:24+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
Legionella in the Lungs
Legionellosis Returns to Brooke Army Medical Center in Texas; Outbreak Declared

A  third staff member who works in Building 15 at Brooke Army Medical Center at Fort Sam Houston, Texas has been diagnosed as being infected with Legionella pneumonia bacteria. Two other civilian staffers who worked in this building, a medical clinic,…

2017-08-30T15:33:00+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
Mycobacteria
Wellspan York Hospital Mycobacterium Chimaera Outbreak

CDC Study Looked at Mycobacterium Chimaera Outbreak at Wellspan York Hospital A new study from the CDC found a link between an outbreak of  Mycobacterium chimaera and 3 heater-cooler devices used for cardiac surgery at Wellspan York Hospital in York, Pennsylvania. Laboratory…

2018-03-05T20:06:54+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
Bacteria
NTM Infection Information

If there is evidence linking your nontuberculous-Mycobacterium (NTM) to a medical product, you can sue for compensation. Mycobacterium chimaera infections can cause the following health problems: pneumonia (lung infection); endocarditis (heart lining and valve infection) surgical site infection; abscess (confined pocket…

2017-11-20T06:58:30+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
Legionella Bacteria CDC
The Legionnaires’ Disease Threat From Public Hot Tubs

A new scientific study by Japanese researchers lends force to the increasing realization by state health departments that building owners must be proactive and vigilant in testing water features like hot tubs, baths, and showers for Legionella pneumonia bacteria. The…

2017-06-22T10:11:25+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
E coli Bacteria
PENTAX ED-3490K Duodenoscope May Cause Infection if Not Adequately Cleaned

PENTAX has acknowledged a potential risk of infection associated with the design and manufacturing of the PENTAX ED-3490K duodenoscope, the FDA said today, January 17, 2017. According to the FDA, PENTAX has stated that silicone applied during manufacturing of ED-3490TK duodenoscopes can,…

2017-08-30T15:34:02+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
Mycobacteria
Mycobacterium (NTM) Investigation in Minnesota

Facilities in Minnesota are investigating Mycobacterium chimaera infections that may be associated with medical products. Our Minneapolis law firm is accepting cases throughout the U.S. and is currently representing clients who want compensation and justice. Nationally, the median time from surgery…

2018-04-21T13:25:04+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
Burkholderia Cepacia
Nurse Assist Saline Flush Syringe Infection Lawsuit

Get Compensation for a Burkholderia Cepacia Infection from a Contaminated Syringe Contact our law firm if you or a loved one contracted a Burkholderia cepacia infection. Attorney Fred Pritzker and his Bad Bug Law Team recently won a $7.5 million…

2018-04-21T13:20:47+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
Bacteria
Heater-Cooler Use and Mycobacterium

The FDA has warned healthcare professionals, including cardiothoracic surgeons, of the risk of Mycobacterium chimaera infections associated with LivaNova PLC (formerly Sorin Group Deutschland GmbH) Stӧckert 3T Heater-Cooler Systems (3T), used during open-heart surgery (FDA Safety Communication). In response to…

2017-06-22T20:04:15+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
Ryan Osterholm
Infection in Child after Pulpotomy at Children’s Dental Group in Anaheim, CA

At least 37 children may be part of the outbreak of Mycobacterium abscessus infections associated with having pulpotomy procedures at the Children’s Dental Group office at 2156 E. Lincoln Avenue in Anaheim, California, according to the Orange County Department of…