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Woman Suffers Burns, Smoke Inhalation from Cocca’s Travelodge Fire in Latham, NY

A fire at Cocca’s Travelodge Inn & Suites on Loudon Road in Latham, NY has left one woman hospitalized. She was transported to Albany Medical Center for treatment of burns and smoke inhalation. The fire, which was reported just after…

Legionella Bacteria
6th Victim Reported in Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak at La Quinta Inn in Memphis

Health officials have reported that a sixth case of Legionnaires’ disease has been linked to the La Quinta Inn at 2979 Millbranch Road in Memphis. Late last week, Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) officials announced that the hotel had been…

Legionella in the Lungs
La Quinta Inn Legionnaires’ Disease Lawsuit

[September 26, 2016 UPDATE]: A 6th case of Legionnaires’ disease has now been linked to the La Quinta Inn in Memphis. Our lawyers have been contacted regarding a lawsuit against La Quinta Inn for Legionnaires’ disease. Our lawyers can be…

Legionella and Fatal Legionnaires Pneumonia
WorldMark Kapaa Shore Resort Closed; At Least 2 Guests Ill with Legionnaires’ Disease

Two guests who stayed at the WorldMark Kapaa Shore Resort on the island of Kauai, Hawaii have contracted Legionnaire’s Disease, prompting temporary closure of the resort. A third possible case is being investigated. According to a representative of Wyndham Resorts…

Legionella Bacteria
Legionnaires’ Disease Caused by Water System Maintenance Deficiencies

A new study by the CDC found that preventable water system maintenance deficiencies were the primary cause of Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks in the United States. Hundreds of people were sickened because building owners failed to properly maintain water systems and…

Legionnaire's Disease Outbreak in Central Harlem, Legionella bacteria under a microscope
Legionnaires’ Disease Associated with Lac Vieux Desert Resort in MI

Lac Vieux Desert Resort, in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, has closed its hotel following confirmation that one of its guests has contracted Legionnaires’ disease. Tests of the 132-room Dancing Eagles Hotel have affirmed the presence of dangerous Legionella pneumonia bacteria; the…

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Lawsuit Filed against Hampton Inn for Legionnaires’ Disease Death

The family of a man who contracted Legionnaires’ disease (legionellosis) in 2007 from a hot tub at the Hampton Inn East Peoria at the Riverboathas initiated a wrongful death lawsuit against the hotel, after he died from long-term complications arising…

Legionella Bacteria
Hannibal Best Western Cleared for Occupancy after Legionnaires’ Disease Remediation

Hannibal, Missouri’s Best Western on the River has been allowed to reopen an older wing closed in November following a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak that sickened 3 guests – one of whom later died. After Missouri’s Department of Health and Senior…

Legionnaires Pneumonia
Legionnaires’ Disease Linked to Hannibal Best Western

It has been confirmed that the recent testing and closure of the Best Western on the River hotel in downtown Hannibal, MO was prompted by at least three cases of Legionnaires’ disease. Of the three people who stayed at the…

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EPA Seeks Input Regarding Legionella Risk Management

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced yesterday on the Federal Register, October 21, 2015, that it will host a public meeting / webinar to discuss its draft of “Technologies for Legionella Control: Scientific Literature Review,” a document it hopes will…

Legionnaires Pneumonia
Ohio Leads Nation in September Legionellosis Cases

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC)’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) report for September (Weeks 36 through 39, August 31 through September 27) lists 285 cases of diagnosed Legionellosis being reported across the United States and New York City…

Legionnaires' Opera House Hotel 2015
Lawsuit against the Opera House Hotel for Legionnaires’ Disease

You may have a personal injury or wrongful death claim against the Opera House Hotel if you or your loved one was diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease in July or August of 2015, and you were in the affected area of…