Raw Cookie Dough Behind E. Coli Outbreak

According to several news sources, dairy products or raw eggs didn’t cause the recent E coli outbreak across the nation like the authorities previously thought. Studies prove that raw flour present in prepackaged cookie dough was the real responsible resource of contaminated material.

The study was conducted by the Clinical Infectious Diseases journal and it discovered that the outbreak from 2009 of E. coli originated with the cookie dough that is distributed in several stores nationwide. The news show that over 70 people were allegedly reported to carry illnesses related to the contamination.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating the ingredient that is responsible for the contaminated cookie dough. Researches firmly believe that the raw flour is the only ingredient that may have gone under the radar while carrying the E. coli bacteria since eggs, sugar and molasses go through a process that kills several pathogens while raw flour doesn’t.

As an Olympia personal injury lawyer I urge all consumers to follow all recall news up closely. If you’re the victim of the negligence of a company that has produced contaminated food items before and that has risked your life or the life of a loved one, do not hesitate and contact a personal injury lawyer to answer to all of your questions regarding your personal injury case.

Raw Cookie Dough Behind E. Coli Outbreak is a post from: Seattle Car Accident Lawyer Blog

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Pedestrian Hit By Two Cars, Tragically Killed

Sunday was a sad day for Pasco, Washington according to the local news. Articles state that a pedestrian from Pasco was walking on the highway when two different cars struck him before being pronounced dead by the Washington State Patrol.

The drivers, a 19-year-old man and a 31-year-old man allegedly stayed at the scene of the accident assisting the WSP.

According to the Patrol, the man was in the right lane of the highway after being dropped off by a friend. What made the man want to change directions and walk eastbound on SR 240 is still unknown. The causes behind he crash are also obscure.

The two drivers responsible for hitting and then sadly killing the man are being allegedly investigated.

According to the official reports, it is not yet clear how the accident came to be but I, a Tacoma personal injury attorney have faith that the authorities will discover the true causes behind this pedestrian-related accident.

The thoughts and hearts of personal injury lawyers in Washington are with the close friends and family of this 23-year-old man who tragically lost his life in a completely preventable accident.

We’re certain that his family will have the strength to live through this difficult phase of their lives.

Pedestrian Hit By Two Cars, Tragically Killed is a post from: Seattle Car Accident Lawyer Blog

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Man From Mattawa Killed After Collision

An accident that allegedly happened just five miles west of Sunnyside on Friday claimed the life of a 52 year-old according to the news. The accident happened sometime after 5:20 p.m. at the intersection of Dekker and Van Belle roads.

Official records released from the Washington State Patrol show that the man was driving up Dekker Road when he reached Van Belle but failed to stop at the stop sign ahead of him. According to the news, a 55-year-old man driving a Chevrolet Cavalier collided with the vehicle that didn’t follow the traffic signs properly.

After the tragic crash, both cars came to rest on the northeast side of the road.

A passenger in the Cavalier was taken to the hospital but the passenger that was in the other vehicle refused to be taken.

The driver who reportedly failed to stop at the intersection was pronounced dead at the local hospital.

As a Bellingham personal injury attorney I sincerely hope all injured passengers and driver involved in this accident will have a steadfast recovery and wish that the a better education regarding traffic safety could be transmitted to all drivers across the country.

The thoughts of many personal injury lawyers are with the family of the man who was killed in this tragic incident.

Man From Mattawa Killed After Collision is a post from: Seattle Car Accident Lawyer Blog

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Pedestrian Allegedly Killed In Kennewick After Being Struck By Two Vehicles

A pedestrian related accident happened early Sunday and left many Kennewick residents allegedly shocked, different news sources state.

The man involved in the accident was reportedly dropped off on the exit ramp some time prior to the accident. He was walking on Highway 240 when two different vehicles hit him.

According to the official statement from the Washington State Patrol, the two drivers remained at the scene of the accident so they could collaborate with the investigators.

No other details regarding this accident were reported, only that unfortunately the man did not survive this sad accident. Gladly, the local authorities and the Washington State Patrol will be able to investigate this thoroughly so personal friends and family of the man who tragically lost his life will understand the cause behind his death.

The man was 23 years old at the time of the incident.

As a Bellevue personal injury lawyer I offer my deepest and sincerest condolences to those close to the pedestrian who was fatally struck last Sunday.

Any personal injury lawyer will be able to help you to defend your rights as the victim of an accident that was caused by a third party. Do not hesitate to find the right personal injury lawyer in your area anytime it’s needed.

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Halloween Projection Flashlights Recalled, Products Overheat

Recent news reports that the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and the Nygala Corp. have recently issued a recall for more than 10,000 Halloween Projection Flashlights. According to the articles, the flashlights have a great possibility of overheating and posing threats to consumers.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission website posted the announcement last week. All products that are under this recall alert have to be returned to the distributers and should be kept away from others to handle it.

The reports show that the recalled flashlights can overheat leading consumers to being injured. The orange and black recalled items that are made of plastic are sold with different lenses that are attached to the flashlight so several images can be projected. The manufacturer’s codes “HW189”and UPC 677916518266 are printed on the package.

According to the news, discount stores in the States sold the faulty items for $1 between August 2012 and October of 2011.

As an Everett personal injury attorney I incite and hope that all readers of this blog will follow the instructions from the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Hopefully, no consumer will be injured because of the use of this product. A personal injury lawyer can always serve as a great assistance to you or a loved one if you were the victim of a company’s negligence and its faulty product.

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U.S. Drivers Admit To Engaging In ‘Distracting’ Behaviors

Many behaviors can be classified as distracted demeanors. Handling a cell phone device while driving is surely one of them, but according to different news outlets, while driving you shouldn’t be manipulating foods and drinks since it can also be  perceived a severe distraction.

The majority of drivers in the U.S. admit to being somewhat distracted while driving many times. Some state they have been distracted to highly dangerous extends before. A survey conducted online shows that 86 percent of all adults have handled food and beverages while driving and 59 percent have engaged in conversations using handheld cell phones.

Drinking and driving was also covered by the recent survey; a quarter of participants have admitted to driving after having a couple of drinks and an alarming 44 percent claim they have felt drowsy while driving.

As a Bellingham auto accident attorney I hope that all drivers reading this post will be more attentive while driving so they won’t engage in behaviors that may pose as accident hazards in the future.

Personal Injury lawyers are always prompt to assist you with any personal injury case related to the distracted driving of others. Remember to contact a qualified attorney in your area.

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Busy Holiday Season For State Troopers, 300 DUI’s Reported

Thanksgiving was surely a busy time for Washington State Troopers, according to an official report from the Washington State Patrol.

The news says motorists throughout the state of Washington were closely monitored during the four-day weekend and the result was the sad recognition that drunken drivers insist on putting the lives of others at risk.

Official statements from the authorities show that over three hundred people were arrested due to DUI offenses over the Thanksgiving holiday. State troopers from Oregon have also declared they made 72 arrests related to drinking and driving during the weekend.

According to numbers released by news articles, this year saw a 65 percent jump in DUI related arrests from last year’s number.

As a Seattle auto accident attorney I urge all motorists to remember they’re not only risking their lives whenever they engage in the reckless behavior of drinking and driving, they’re risking the lives of countless others.

A personal injury lawyer in the Washington state is always ready to answer to any questions to those involved in an accident caused by a third party.

Drinking and driving is wrong, do not be the victim of the thoughtlessness of others, contact a personal injury lawyer in area right away.

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Federal Way Accident Possibly Caused By Drunken Mail Truck Driver

Local news sources have reported an accident involving a mail truck driver in Federal Way. According to official statements from the Washington State Patrol, a 47-year-old woman from Des Moines was driving the truck going southbound on an interchange on Highway 18 when she hit four trucks from the Transportation Department at once.

The workers were placing barrels out on the road. The area where the accident happened was a construction work zone. The Washington State Patrol claims that the accident led one of the DOT drivers to the hospital after the crash.

Authorities took the mail truck driver under custody after the crash and up to this point, there haven’t been any more details regarding the accident although all sources claim that this may have been a driving under the influence case.

The Ecology Department said that after the accident, diesel fuel leaked from the trucks onto the road.

As a Federal Way personal injury attorney I hope that the authorities are working hard to clean up the diesel spill that happened due to this accident.

Any personal injury lawyer can tell you that an extensive investigation will be necessary so the causes of this accident can be determined.

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Accident in Tukwila Claims The Driver’s Life

The articles from local news show that a crash that happened on Saturday some time early morning has allegedly claimed the life of a 22-year-old man. The accident happened in Tukwilla when the man involved in the fatal accident was driving his 2008 Honda Civic north on Sate Route 599. The vehicle had one passenger when going just south of Highway 99.

The Washington State Patrol claimed that the man was driving at a high speed just before the car rolled many times before it came to rest on the right shoulder of Route 599. The woman riding in the car was allegedly taken to the hospital after the crash.

According to the news and the official statements from the Washington State Patrol, the driver did not have his seat belt on at the time of the crash. Alcohol or drugs may have played an important part in the accident.

As a Tacoma personal injury attorney I hope that the passenger who might have suffered greatly in the accident will recover in a timely manner without major issues. I urge all drivers to never drink and take the wheel of a car. Be responsible and leave your car at home when you know you’re going to be indulging in drinking activities.

A personal injury lawyer could be of great assistance to victims of accidents related to the reckless behavior of others.

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Crash At I-5 Causes Traffic Jam

According to very recent news, the very two right lanes of Interstate 5 where it interchanges with Interstate 405 are completely blocked because of a collision.

The still very inconclusive reports from the Washington State Patrol say that this was a one-vehicle accident involving a semi-truck.

The driver allegedly has serious injuries although nobody can really say it with certainty. Washington State Department of Transportation has released the footage of the crash and according to what’s been seen, the truck seems to have tried to stop under the overpass without much success.

There are many emergency vehicles stopped by the crash area and according to the last official reports, the conditions for the accident to have happened are not yet known. Authorities are trying to keep the traffic going around the accident scene.

As an Olympia personal injury lawyer I sincerely hope that the truck driver will be able to fully recover in a speedy and hassle free way. I also urge the authorities to work on the investigations that will finally demonstrate what was behind this crash so people can learn from the dangers of the road.

Whenever you’re involved in a truck accident that was completely somebody else’s fault, remember to contact a personal injury lawyer that will be able to assist you promptly.

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