Legionnaires’ disease lawyers at the national law firm Pritzker Hageman along with local counsel Ralph W. Meekins today filed the first lawsuit in connection with an outbreak at the North Carolina Mountain State Fair held September 6-15 at the Western North Carolina Agricultural Center in Fletcher. The lawsuit, filed in the General Court of Justice Superior Court Division, names as defendants All Pro Billiards and Spa, Soft Fun LLC (doing business as SCM Relaxation) and parties that are being named as John Does until such time as identities are determined. A copy of the lawsuit is available upon request.


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A total of 141 illnesses have been reported among fairgoers most of whom were in some proximity to a display of hot tubs inside the Davis Event Center on the fairgrounds. Three people have died.

Legionnaires’ disease is transmitted when water vapor containing Legionella bacteria is inhaled. It is not spread through person-to-person contact. Legionella grows best in warm water. Hot tubs that are not properly cleaned are common source of Legionnaires’ disease.

The Legionnaires’ disease attorneys at Pritzker Hageman have two decades of experience representing people who have been sickened by Legionella bacteria and families who have suffered the wrongful death of a loved one. If you or a loved one are part of this outbreak, call us for a free consultation at 1(888) 377-8900 (toll-free), text 612-261-0856 or use the form below.

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