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Hopkins Legionnaires’ Disease Lawsuit Filed against Citrus Systems

Attorneys Brendan Flaherty and Ryan Osterholm 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. Our client  is…

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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,…

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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…

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Flint Class Action Attorneys Challenge Sovereign Immunity

Attorneys who are structuring multiple class action lawsuits in response to Flint, Michigan’s ongoing water crisis now say that they will seek to circumvent the doctrine of sovereign immunity, which protects state government officials from being sued for damages arising…

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Repopulation of Legionella Confirmed at Rhodes Tower in Columbus, OH

Tests have confirmed that potentially lethal Legionella pneumonia bacteria has returned to the James A. Rhodes State Office Tower, the tallest building in Columbus, Ohio, located at 30 East Broad Street. One of the building’s 4,000 state employees, a 56-year-old…

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The Importance of Clinical Isolates in Legionnaires’ Disease Lawsuits

One of the key questions that has arisen from recent revelations regarding the 2014-2015 Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in Flint, Michigan has been whether or not clinical isolates were taken from the 87 people who contracted the illness. Of these 87…

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Rhodes Tower Worker Contracts Legionnaires’ Disease; Union Grievance Filed

A 56-year-old state employee at Columbus, Ohio’s James A. Rhodes State Office Tower has been hospitalized with Legionnaires’ disease, a severe form of pneumonia, referred to as legionellosis, that can be deadly when it strikes people who are older than…