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Legionella Found at Wesley Health Care Center in Legionnaires’ Investigation

The New York State Department of Health is investigating 9 confirmed cases of Legionnaires’ disease associated with the Wesley Health Care Center, located in Saratoga Springs, New York. Two of the nine people have died. Five of about 3 dozen…

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Lockport, NY Legionnaires Disease Outbreak

The investigation of the Lockport, New York, Legionnaires’ disease (legionellosis) outbreak includes testing for Legionella in cooling towers within a 2-mile radius of Eastern Niagra Hospital. Legionella are bacteria that grow in moist areas. Breathing in water mist contaminated with…

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Wesley Health Care Center and Legionnaires’ Disease Pneumonia

Attorney Eric Hageman is investigating an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease associated with Wesley Health Care Center in Saratoga Springs, New York. To date, there are 4 confirmed cases. Three of the 4 were short-term residents who stayed on the same…

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La Quinta Inn in Memphis Linked to Legionellosis Outbreak

A La Quinta Inn in Memphis has been linked to a Legionellosis (Legionnaires’ disease) outbreak. To date, there are 8 confirmed cases, 27 probable and 7 suspected cases. The La Quinta Inn involved in this outbreak is located at 2979…

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Hopkins Legionnaires’ Disease Lawsuit Filed against Citrus Systems

The Legionnaires’ disease lawyers at Pritzker Hageman law firm filed a lawsuit on behalf of our client who contracted Legionnaires’ disease in August of 2016. A separate claim for his wife for loss of consortium was part of the suit.…

Legionella and Fatal Legionnaires Pneumonia
Wrongful Death in Hopkins Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak

One person has died in the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak linked to contaminated water in Hopkins, Minnesota. Our thoughts are with the family. On Monday, the case count in the outbreak rose to 12. Five additional cases have been confirmed, bringing…

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Hopkins Legionnaires’ Disease Investigated by MN Attorney

See updated information: Citrus Systems, Inc. Linked to Legionnaires Disease in Hopkins, MN. Our law firm is helping people sickened in the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in Hopkins, Minnesota. There are at least 12 confirmed cases with exposure in the Hopkins…

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Legionnaires’ Disease Infects Two More at Quincy, IL Veterans’ Home

Update: Our law firm is representing residents of the Quincy Veterans’ Home. Two residents of the Veterans’ Home in Quincy, Illinois have contracted Legionnaires’ disease, a severe form of pneumonia that can be deadly to the elderly, smokers, people with compromised…

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Cook County Jail Inmate Hospitalized with Legionnaires’ Disease

The Cook County Sheriff’s Office in Chicago, Illinois has issued a press release to inform the public that a detainee at the Cook County Jail has been admitted to Stroger Hospital with Legionnaires’ disease. (1) Sheriff Thomas J. Dart’s office…

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Legionella Bacteria Sickens 4 at The Brunswick at Attleboro Nursing Home; 1 Dead

Legionellosis has struck a Bucks County, Pennsylvania nursing  home, according to the Bucks County Courier Times. Last Friday, June 3rd, a representative of the Pennyslvania Department of Human Services announced that three [3] residents of The Brunswick at Attleboro facility,…

Legionella and Fatal Legionnaires Pneumonia
Legionnaires’ Disease Returns to Quincy, Illinois

The Quincy (Illinois) Veterans’ Home, source of a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak that sickened 54 residents and employees last year, has been cited as a possible factor in a new case of the deadly illness. Our law firm is currently representing…

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Death Count Rises for Flint, MI Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak Victims

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has once again revised its numbers of victims associated with the two consecutive outbreaks of Legionnaires’ disease that occurred in Genesee County in 2014 and 2015. Three additional LD cases, including…