2017-06-21T21:51:34+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
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Lawsuit Claims Legionnaires’ Disease Death Caused by Hospital

Parents of a child who died from Legionnaires’ disease, a severe form of pneumonia caused by Legionella bacteria, have filed a lawsuit against University of California, San Francisco Medical Center (UCSF).  Their young son, only months old, was at UCSF…

2016-06-24T10:08:39+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
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Legionnaires’ Disease Linked to Medical Building

Health officials have linked an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease (also called legionellosis and Legionella pneumonia) to a medical building owned by Integrated Health Campus, located at 250 Cetronia Road, Allentown.  A number of outpatient clinics and other businesses are located…

2017-06-13T02:30:44+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
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Specialty Compounding Recall Due to Infections at Corpus Christi Medical Hospitals in Texas

The FDA has announced a recall of all “sterile” medications made by Specialty Compounding, LLC, a subsidiary of Peoples Pharmacy Inc.  The recall was announced after IV infusions of calcium gluconate “compounded” by the company were associated with 15 cases…

2017-06-12T13:40:51+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
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Can You Sue a Hospital for Legionnaires’ Disease?

Yes, you can sue a hospital for Legionnaires’ disease if the source of the illness was contaminated water at the facility or if hospital personnel failed to diagnose Legionnaires’ disease, resulting in severe illness or death. You can contact our…

2017-06-22T21:20:30+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
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Recall of IV Bag Drugs, Mold Infection Risk

Med Prep Consulting, Inc. recalled all lots of all products compounded at its facility after the pharmacy was notified by a Connecticut hospital that it observed visible particulate contaminants in 50 ml bags of MAGNESIUM SULFATE 2GM IN DEXTROSE 5%…

2016-06-24T13:51:03+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
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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,…

2015-11-10T14:09:47+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
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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…

2016-06-24T16:12:41+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
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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…

2016-06-24T09:47:33+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
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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…

2015-10-13T20:42:30+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
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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…