2015-12-08T13:44:53+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
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Recall of Endoscope Reprocessors Made by Custom Ultrasonics

Today, November 13, 2015, the FDA ordered Custom Ultrasonics to recall all of its automated endoscope reprocessors (AERs), about 2,800 in hospitals and outpatient clinics in the U.S. The FDA’s recall order applies to all Custom Ultrasonics AERs, including the…

2017-06-22T20:12:33+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
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Legionella Pneumonia Outbreak and Legionnellosis Infection
Safeway in Wenatchee, WA Suspected Source of Legionnaires’ Disease

Update (10/29/2015): A fifth person who visited the Wenatchee Safeway is now confirmed to have contracted Legionnaires’ Disease and is currently hospitalized at Central Washington Hospital. Four people have contracted Legionnaires’ disease (legionellosis) in an outbreak that may have been…

2017-08-31T14:43:13+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
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FDA Safety Communication Regarding Heater Devices

The FDA issued a Safety Communication regarding heater-cooler devices associated with nontuberculous mycobacteria infections. These devices use water to heat or cool a patient’s body during surgery. Mycobacteria are germs that can cause serious illness. There are many kinds, including…

2016-10-13T08:49:40+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
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Hip & Knee Joint Infection Lawsuit | Bair Hugger

Lawsuits have been filed against Arizant Healthcare, a subsidiary of 3M, over the Bair Hugger device. The lawsuits state that use of the Bair Hugger during surgery drastically increases the patient’s risk of developing a serious periprosthetic joint infection because…

2017-06-22T20:14:58+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
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Medistat RX Drug Recall Due to Possible Contamination

Medistat RX, LLC, a Foley, Alabama, compounding pharmacy business, issued a recall of all non-expired drug products produced for sterile use due to possible contamination. The recalled products were distributed nationwide between November 1, 2014, and September 3, 2015. These…

2017-09-20T13:41:06+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
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Legionella bacteria is tested to determine source of pneumonia.
Legionella Pneumonia Cases in Quincy, Illinois

There are 43 confirmed cases of Legionnaires’ disease (Legionella pneumonia), including 8 deaths, in Quincy, Illinois, according to The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the Adams County Health Department (ACHD). Of the 43, 39 of these cases and…

2017-09-20T13:41:27+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
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Legionella bacteria is tested to determine source of pneumonia.
7 Deaths at Illinois Veterans’ Home in Quincy

September 2, 2015 update: There are now 8 deaths and 41 others sickened. Of the 49 people with Legionnaires Disease from the Illinois Veterans’ Home in Quincy, 45 of them were residents at the facility. As of September 1, 2015,…

2017-06-22T20:16:28+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
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Legionella Bacteria
Legionnaires’ Disease at Illinois Veterans’ Home in Quincy

Our law firm is representing someone sickened in the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at the Illinois Veterans’ Home in Quincy. To date, 28 residents of the VA nursing home facility have been sickened, and tragically, two of them have died. The…

2017-06-26T13:13:28+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
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Legionnaires' Opera House Hotel 2015
Lawsuit against the Opera House Hotel for Legionnaires’ Disease

You may have a personal injury or wrongful death claim against the Opera House Hotel if you or your loved one was diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease in July or August of 2015, and you were in the affected area of…

2017-10-03T20:20:58+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
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Lawsuit for Legionnaires’ Disease from South Bronx Outbreak

As of August 15, 2015, the South Bronx Legionnaires’ disease outbreak has sickened 124 people, 12 of whom have died, according to the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. These illnesses were caused by breathing in water…

2017-06-22T20:18:27+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
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U.S.A
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Duodenoscope Processing Procedures Outlined by FDA

Today, the FDA issued a Safety Communication regarding supplemental measures to enhance duodenoscope reprocessing (cleaning before reuse). These measures were approved after the FDA was informed of instances of persistent bacterial contamination after use of a duodenoscope, even following strict…

2017-06-19T15:03:16+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
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Sunfood Recall: Sacha Incha Powder Due to Staphylococcus Risk

Sunfood of El Cajon, California, issued a recall of its Organic Sacha Inchi Powder, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Staphylococcus enterotoxin, which can cause food poisoning. The product was distributed nationwide in retail stores and through…