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Child’s Death After Routine Dental Surgery Shocks Community

A child’s death after rare but not unprecedented complications from dental surgery has rocked the suburb of Eden Prairie, Minnesota, where family, friends and community members are mourning the tragic loss of a 17-year-old woman. The girl’s mother wrote this…

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Lawyers for Wallcur IV Bag Lawsuit

Patients injured by Wallcur IV bags and their families can get answers to questions regarding a lawsuit against the company and a hospital or clinic. The claims would be product liability and medical malpractice. For a FREE consultation, submit our…

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Wallcur IV Bag Recall, Lawyers Investigating

Our Bad Bug Law Team is investigating the recall of Wallcur intravenous (IV) saline solution bags associated with numerous adverse events. More than 40 people received infusions of simulated saline products that were meant for training purposes, not use on…

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MN Nursing Home Resident Falls, Sustains Fatal Head Injury

A Hastings, Minnesota, nursing home resident was left alone in the bathroom, in violation of orders. The resident fell off of the toilet and sustained a fatal head injury. The Minnesota Department of Health investigated and determined that the resident’s…

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35 E. coli Cases Linked to Duodenoscopes Used for ERCP

Apparently, for at least 35 patients, duodenoscopes used in procedures were not sterile and caused an outbreak of E. coli illnesses, according to an article in JAMA* published this week. A duodenoscope is a specialized endoscope that does endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography…

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Can I Sue a Hospital For a Flesh-Eating Fungal Infection?

Yes, you can sue a hospital for injury or wrongful death caused by an infection with a flesh-eating fungus if the infection can be linked to the hospital.  You will have a better case if you are part of an…

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Can A Child Sue for Wrong Medication or Dose?

If your child was given the wrong medication or the wrong dose, you can take action to get compensation for your child from the hospital, clinic or pharmacy responsible for the error that caused your child harm. Attorney Fred Pritzker…

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Medical Malpractice Lawyer for Meningitis, Osteomyelitis in MN

Medical malpractice lawsuits against Medical Advanced Pain Specialists, P.A. (MAPS) have been filed on behalf of Minnesota patients who received steroid injections made by New England Compounding Center (NECC).  Theses steroid injections were part of a 2012 recall issued by…

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Minnesota Lawyer for Thermal Burn from Da Vinci Surgical Robot Lawsuit

Several lawsuits have been filed around the country on behalf of patients who allege injury from surgery with the da Vinci surgical robot manufactured and distributed by Intuitive Surgical, Inc., a California company. The personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits allege…

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Minnesota Lawyers File Lawsuit against MAPS Pain Clinic

Pritzker Hageman attorneys filed a lawsuit today against Medical Advanced Pain Specialists (MAPS) on behalf of a 23-year-old Minnesota woman, one of the 10 Minnesota patients that contracted fungal meningitis injections of tainted steroids in the summer of 2012.  The…

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Minnesota Lawyers for Lawsuit against St. Cloud Hospital for Infection from IV

Attorney Fred Pritzker and his Bad Bug Law Team are investigating a 2011 outbreak of bacterial blood infections associated with a health care worker diverting narcotics from intravenous (IV) bags. Fred and our other infectious disease lawyers can be reached…

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Reports of Serious Disability and Death by Minnesota Hospitals between October 7, 2010, and October 6, 2011

Minnesota hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers and community behavioral health hospitals must report certain serious adverse health events to the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH). In 2011, the eighth year of reporting, the total number of events reported under the law…