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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…

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Legionnaires’ Disease Victim Count Lowered for San Quentin Prison

The Associated Press has reported that three fewer people were sickened by last summer’s Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in San Quentin prison than was previously thought. According to Joyce Hayhoe, Director of Legislation for California Correctional Healthcare Services, medical experts lowered…

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Legionnaires’ Disease Cases in Flint, MI May Be Linked to Contaminated Water Supply

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is pursuing an ongoing investigation of an unprecedented spike in Legionnaires’ disease cases in Flint, MI and Genesee County following Flint’s “cost-saving” switch to a new water system from Detroit’s treated…

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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…

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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…

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Psychiatric Center Linked to Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak

Testing has confirmed that the source of this summer’s second Legionnaires’ disease outbreak, which infected at least 13 people and killed 1 in the 10461 zip code of Bronx, New York, was a cooling tower at the Bronx Psychiatric Center.…

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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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Golden Sands Club Condo Legionnaires’ Disease in Ocean City, MD

Our law firm is representing a person who stayed at the Golden Sands Club and was then diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease. Two cases of Legionnaires’ disease have been linked to the Golden Sands Club Condominium in Ocean City, MD. The people…

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2 New Legionnaires’ Disease Cases in Wenatchee Safeway Outbreak

Chelan-Douglas Health District in Washington State has reported that 2 new cases of Legionnaires’ disease have been identified in the outbreak triggered by produce misters at a Wenatchee Safeway. This brings the count to 7 cases, at least 6 of…