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Legionnaires’ Disease Pneumonia Cases on the Rise, Lawyers Warn

Legionnaires’ disease (LD), also referred to as legionellosis, is a serious, sometimes lethal pneumonia caused by Legionella bacteria. The bacteria get into water and, when mist carrying them is inhaled, the bacteria infect the lungs and colonize, causing pneumonia. Legionellosis…

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Legionnaires Disease Outbreak Made Worse by Lack of Reporting

Somehow 21 patients of the Pittsburgh VA Hospital were sickened and 5 of them killed by Legionnaires’ disease during 2011 and most of 2012 without any local, state or federal health official knowing that there was an outbreak.  Ron Voorhees,…

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Legionella Pneumonia Risk from Hotel Hot Tubs

Free Lawsuit Consult for Legionnaires’ Disease Victims Breathing in water mist that is contaminated with Legionella bacteria can cause Legionnaires’ disease, a severe form of pneumonia. Because Legionella bacteria quickly colonize in warm water, hotel hot tubs that are not…

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Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak Investigation Involving a Hotel, Resort or Cruise Ship

For you or a family member to have a Legionnaires’ disease claim against a hotel, resort or cruise ship, the epidemiological and microbiological evidence has to support that claim.  “If I or another attorney can link your case of Legionnaires’…

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How Many Cases of Legionnaires Disease Were Caused by Pittsburgh VA Hospital?

A veteran’s hospital in Pittsburgh was linked to an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease last year. Initially, 5 cases of the illness were reported; now the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) told CBS News that the hospital may be…

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Legionnaires’ Disease from Hospital Water Supply

To date, 5 veterans have contracted Legionnaires’ disease (legionellosis) from contaminated water at the Pittsburgh veterans hospital at University Drive. According to U.S. Senator Bob Casey,  these veterans were sickened with Legionnaires’ disease due to the poor quality of the…

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VA Pittsburgh, University Drive Campus Hospital, Source of Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak

Five patients of the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System contracted Legionnaires’ disease, a severe form of pneumonia, at the University Drive campus hospital. According to VA Pittsburgh, the hospital’s water system became contaminated with elevated levels of Legionella, the bacteria that…

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Hospital Legionnaires Disease Outbreak Caused by Plumbing Issues, According to New Evidence

In early 2011, 11 patients of Miami Valley Hospital contracted Legionnaires’ disease, a severe form of pneumonia caused by Legionella bacteria. The patients had all stayed in the hospital’s new 12-story addition. In June of that year, the hospital said…

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Chicago Legionnaires’ Disease Patient Needs Amputations

A story by Robert McCoppin in the Chicago Tribune tells the story of Kent Carson, an Illinois resident who lost his legs and one arm to Legionnaires’ disease, a severe form of pneumonia caused by Legionella bacteria in water, generally…

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3 Legionaires Disease Wrongful Death Cases Linked to JW Marriott in Chicago

Attorney Fred Pritzker recently won $3 million for a family for a Legionnaires disease wrongful death. He is now investigating the Legionnaires disease outbreak linked to the JW Marriott hotel in Chicago.  The main fountain in the first floor lobby…

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Legionnaires’ Disease Linked to Marriott Hotel in Chicago

Attorney Fred Pritzker is investigating a Legionnaires’ disease (Legionellosis) outbreak linked to the JW Marriott hotel located at 151 W. Adams St. in Chicago. Just weeks ago, he won a Legionnaires’ disease lawsuit for $3 million against another hotel, and…

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Legionella Pneumonia Lawsuit Compensation

Contact our law firm about a lawsuit for Legionnaires’ disease pneumonia. We are listed in the current U.S. News & World Report list of “Best Law Firms.” Let us help your family get compensation and justice. Legionella and Legionnaires’ Disease…