4-Year-Old Girl Dies from Drowning in Minnesota Hotel Swimming Pool

A four-year-old girl died from complications of drowning at a hotel pool in Mounds View, MN. Lamyah Lou Yvette Reece died at Children’s Hospital on Monday, January 27th. Her death came two days after she was pulled from a pool…

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Lawsuit for Pool Electrocution against Hilton Hotel Owner Settled

Our lawyers have won wrongful death and personal injury lawsuits against the owners of hotels that failed to provide a safe environment for their guests. Hotel Lawsuit Information A wrongful death lawsuit against the owner of a Hilton hotel and…

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Lawsuit Filed on Behalf of Family of Abdullahi Charif

MINNEAPOLIS (May 9, 2014) – Attorneys Fred Pritzker and Eric Hageman announced today that they are commencing litigation against the parties responsible for Abdullahi Charif’s tragic and wholly preventable death. On February 27, 2014, 12-year-old Abdullahi Charif was found unresponsive…

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Attorney Eric Hageman Tells Fox 9 News Pool Drowning was Preventable

Attorney Eric Hageman appeared on Fox 9 News last night to discuss new findings in the drowning death of Abdullahi Charif, a seventh-grade student who drown during gym class. Eric and Fred Pritzker are representing Abdullahi’s family. Hageman cited a report…

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Family Responds to Decision Not to Press Criminal Charges for Pool Drowning

On February 27, 2014, 12-year-old Abdullahi Charif was found unresponsive at the bottom of the St. Louis Park Middle School swimming pool. Two days later, he was removed from life support and passed away. Abdullahi’s inexplicable death has caused his…

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Attorney Fred Pritzker Urges Promulgation of Rules for School Pool Use

School pool safety protocols vary from district to district in Minnesota.  The drowning of Abdullahi Charif, a St. Louis Park Middle School student, may change that. Attorney Fred Pritzker is calling on the Minnesota Department of Health to promulgate rules…

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Attorney Fred Pritzker Seeks Information about Pool Drowning in St. Louis Park, MN

Attorney Fred Pritzker is calling on anyone with information about the drowning death of Abdullahi Charif to contact the St. Louis Park Police Department. On February 27, 2014 12-year-old Abdullahi Charif’s lifeless body was discovered at the bottom of the…

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Banzai Pool Slide Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Prompts Recall

Banzai pool slides sold at Wal-Mart and Toys R Us have been recalled after reports of serious personal injury and wrongful death. The reported cases happened when the victims fractured their necks going down a Banzai in-ground pool water slide…