Legionella Pneumonia Outbreak and Legionnellosis Infection
Legionella Pneumonia from Apartment Water?

One person who lives at the Hanover Square Apartments in Otterbein (a neighborhood in Baltimore, Maryland) was diagnosed with Legionnaires’ Disease (LD) in July, according to health officials. LD is a severe form of pneumonia caused by Legionella bacteria. The…

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Legionnaires’ Disease Claim

How is Legionnaires’ Disease Transmitted? Legionnaires’ disease, a severe form of pneumonia, is caused by bacteria called Legionella. The bacteria are not spread from one person to another person.  Instead, they are spread primarily by water, but can colonize in…

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Legionnaires’ Disease Lawsuit against Integrated Health Campus

Lawyers have file a lawsuit against Integrated Health Campus and others for Legionnaires’ Disease (LD) illnesses, 2 of which were fatal.  The lawsuit alleges that a fountain contaminated with Legionella bacteria caused the illnesses. LD (a severe form of pneumonia)…

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Legionnaires’ Disease at Oak Forest Health Rehabilitation in Forsyth County, NC

Fosyth County health officials have confirmed 4 cases of Legionnaires’ Disease linked to Oak Forest Health and Rehabilitation, 5680 Windy Hill Dr, Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The facility provides rehabilitation and long-term care.  All of the people sickened in this outbreak live at the…

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Legionella Disease Linked to Wilson Pines Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

The outbreak of Legionnaires’ Disease at Wilson Pines Nursing and Rehabilitation Center sickened 5 people. The Wilson County Health Department and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are investigating. “These illnesses were caused by breathing in Legionella bacteria…

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Co-op Residents not Told of 2 Cases of Legionnaires’ Disease; No Legionella Found in Building

Residents of Co-op City in New York were not told of 2 residents who were diagnosed with Legionnaire’s disease over a 2-year period. The North Bronx complex has 15,000 units. Legionnaires’ disease is a deadly form of pneumonia caused by breathing in…

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Legionnaires’ Disease Case Diagnosed at Miriam Hospital in Providence, RI

A patient at The Miriam Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island, has been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease, according to the Rhode Island Department of Health. The department did not report the source of the illness, but the hospital said that, after…

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Can I Sue for Legionnaires’ Disease Contracted at a VA Medical Center?

Yes, if there is evidence supporting your personal injury or wrongful death claim, you and your family can file a lawsuit for compensation against the VA Medical Center responsible for the fatal Legionnaires’ disease case. Wrongful death claims are statutory,…

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Waco VA Medical Center Buildings Test Positive for Legionella

Legionella bacteria found in buildings at the Waco VA Medical Center pose a risk to patients and visitors. Texas health officials are still doing tests on water samples from the medical center’s many buildings, so it is unknown how many…

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$3 Million Legionnaires’ Disease Lawsuit against Hotel

A lawsuit seeking $3 million in money damages was filed last week in New York claims that a German man contracted Legionnaires’ disease from his stay at 70 Park Avenue Hotel located in Midtown at 70 Park Avenue New York,…

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Legionella Pneumonia Lawyer

Our lawyers help Legionella pneumonia victims and their famlies. Legionella pneumonia, also called Legionnaires’ disease, is a severe infection of the lungs, and it is often fatal. Attorneys Fred Pritzker and Eric Hageman take legal action against responsible companies to get compensation…

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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…