Legionella and Fatal Legionnaires Pneumonia
Legionnaires’ Disease in the Bronx, NY

In the summer of 2015, one of the United States’ most serious metropolitan outbreaks of Legionnaires’ disease occurred in Bronx, NY, drawing worldwide attention to the gravity of this potentially deadly – but preventable – illness. This initial outbreak killed…

Fred Pritzker
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…

E coli
Nine People Sick with E. coli Infections at VT Worthy Burger

At least nine people are sick with E. coli infections after eating at the Worthy Burger restaurant in South Royalton, Vermont. While some of those people have recovered, health officials state that there is an ongoing risk of infections. Those sickened…

Salmonella Bacteria
CDC Takes Over Fig & Olive Salmonella Outbreak

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has taken over the investigation of the Salmonella outbreak linked to Fig & Olive restaurants in Washington DC and California. The outbreak strain of Salmonella at both restaurants is the same. Our…

Tomatoes Cause Chipotle Salmonella Outbreak

Update: October 14, 2015, our law firm amended the complaint adding Lipman Produce to the list of defendants as the product supplier. Counsel for Chipotle stated Lipman Produce sold the adulterated tomatoes to them. Lipman Produce is a company, headquartered…