2017-06-23T14:55:50+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
Legionella and Fatal Legionnaires Pneumonia
Legionnaires’ Disease in Hopkins, MN, Likely Caused by Cooling Tower

October 12, 2016, Update: The source of the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak is a cooling tower on the Citrus Systems, Inc. facility in Hopkins, according to MDH. Contact our law firm about a lawsuit. Our law firm has filed a lawsuit…

2017-10-03T15:36:36+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
Bacteria Testing
Mycobacterium Chimaera Infection after Heart Surgery

  Mycobacterium chimaera infections can cause serious injury, including pneumonia and death. Of particular concern is that patients infected with M. chimaera may not develop symptoms and signs of infection for months to years after initial exposure, making the infections…

2017-08-28T14:05:07+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
Bacteria Testing
E. coli Linked to Olympus Duodenoscope Used at University of Colorado Hospital

An E. coli outbreak has been linked to an Olympus duodenoscope used at University of Colorado Hospital. According to the Denver Post, nine patients that had surgeries using an Olympus Medical System Corporation duodenoscope contracted E. coli infections. Three of…

2017-09-01T14:34:05+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
Bacteria Testing
Elizabethkingia Outbreak Confirmed in Illinois; 6 out of 10 People Dead

Our law firm is investigating this Elizabethkingia outbreak in Wisconsin. The Illinois Department of Public Health has announced that a new cluster of Elizabethkingia anophelis has sickened at least 10 Illinois residents, killing 6. Concerned by the widespread, continuing outbreak…

2017-08-25T14:25:14+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
Bacteria Sepsis Diagnosis
CDC Studies Sepsis Mortality Data

If sepsis is not quickly diagnosed, organs can shut down and gangrene can ravage limbs. The CDC has recently made an effort to make doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals aware of the need for sepsis evaluation. As part of…

2018-03-22T18:33:35+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
Bacteria Testing
Elizabethkingia Outbreak Spreads from Wisconsin to Michigan

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) are keeping close tabs on a disturbing multistate outbreak of Elizabethkingia anophelis, an emerging infectious disease that has sickened 59 people, killing 18, in southeast and southern Wisconsin since November 2015. This little-known illness…

2018-04-21T13:27:28+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
Testing Antibiotic Resistance
Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria and Hospital Infection Prevention

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is putting hospital administrators and personnel on notice regarding its concern over rising numbers of preventable healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). According to its Vital Signs Report, not enough is being done to control the increasing…

2017-08-25T14:27:31+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
Bacteria CDC
Elizabethkingia Lawsuit Investigation

Our law firm is investigating an outbreak of Elizabethkingia in Wisconsin. The species of the outbreak strain has been identified by the CDC to be Elizabethkingia anophelis. To date, 59 people in Wisconsin have confirmed cases, and 18 of them…

2018-04-30T10:43:07+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
Bacteria in Petri Dish Testing
Elizabethkingia Sickens 59 People in Wisconsin, Law Firm Investigating

Urgent Message about the Elizabethkingia Outbreak in Wisconsin Our law firm is investigating an outbreak of bloodstream infections in Wisconsin and Michigan caused by Elizabethkingia anophelis bacteria. To date (updated April 14, 2016), there are 59 confirmed cases in Wisconsin…

2018-04-30T10:57:10+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
Legionaires Disease Outbreak
Why Wasn’t Flint, MI Water Tested for Legionella?

There has been a lot of passing the buck among Michigan state agencies in the weeks since Governor Rick Snyder announced to the public in January that there has been an ongoing – but unreported – outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease…

2016-02-24T10:52:18+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
Attorney David Szerlag
3M Bair Hugger Lawsuit Filed by Attorneys Szerlag and Flaherty

Attorneys David Szerlag and Brendan Flaherty filed a lawsuit against 3M, alleging the company’s Bair Hugger, used during hip replacement surgery, caused a severe infection. Contact David and Brendan for a free consultation at 1-888-377-8900 (toll free). Facts Alleged in…