Veteran
Justice for America’s Veterans

It’s Veterans Day, 2015 – an apt occasion upon which to reflect not only upon the sacrifices which American veterans have made for our country, but also upon the allegations that have come to light over the last year of…

Legionella and Fatal Legionnaires Pneumonia
Legionnaires’ Disease at St. Joseph’s in Syracuse, New York

St. Joseph’s Health Center in Syracuse, New York is coming under fire from multiple directions for not having revealed, when announcing last week that the Legionella pneumonia bacteria had been isolated in their hospital water systems, that this investigation and…

Legionella Pneumonia Outbreak and Legionnellosis Infection
Safeway in Wenatchee, WA Suspected Source of Legionnaires’ Disease

Update (10/29/2015): A fifth person who visited the Wenatchee Safeway is now confirmed to have contracted Legionnaires’ Disease and is currently hospitalized at Central Washington Hospital. Four people have contracted Legionnaires’ disease (legionellosis) in an outbreak that may have been…

Legionella Lawyer
Two Legionnaires Disease Lawsuits in Wisconsin Go Back to Trial Courts

Two lawsuits placed by victims of a 2009 workplace outbreak of Legionnaires Disease were remanded back to the trial courts last Friday, October 15th, in a landmark decision by Wisconsin’s District IV Court of Appeals. As reported by Reedsburg Times…

Legionella Bacteria
Legionnaires’ Disease at Rhode Island Hospital

2 patients were sickened by the Legionella bacteria last month (mid-September 2015) at Rhode Island Hospital, the same facility responsible for two earlier community-transmitted cases of water-borne Legionnaires’ Disease in November 2014. After last year’s autumn breakout, it was reported…

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…

Legionella in the Lungs
New Death in the Bronx’s Latest Legionnaires’ Outbreak

One person has died and at least 12 others are still ill due to the second outbreak of Legionnaires’ Disease to occur within the last two months in the Bronx New York. The first case of what is considered to…

Legionella bacteria is tested to determine source of pneumonia.
Legionella Pneumonia Cases in Quincy, Illinois

There are 43 confirmed cases of Legionnaires’ disease (Legionella pneumonia), including 8 deaths, in Quincy, Illinois, according to The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the Adams County Health Department (ACHD). Of the 43, 39 of these cases and…

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…

Shower Legionnaires Disease
Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak at Marriott SpringHill Suites in Altamonte Springs, FL

The Marriott SpringHill Suites Hotel in Altamonte Springs, Florida, is being investigated as the possible source of a Legionnaires’ disease (LD) outbreak. According to news reports, the Florida Department of Health began the investigation after the CDC notified the department…

Legionella Bacteria
Legionellosis Surge in Upstate New York and Ohio

In the last part of April and first days of May, 2015, an unusually high number of legionellosis cases in Upstate New York and Ohio were reported to the CDC, according to the MMWR. Doctors and hospitals reported 17 cases…

Legionella bacteria is tested to determine source of pneumonia.
Too Many Legionnaires’ Disease Cases Go Undiagnosed

Legionnaires’ Disease (LD), also called legionellosis, causes a severe type of pneumonia (lung infection) that often involves other organs, including the brain and heart. People contract LD by breathing in water mist containing Legionella bacteria. What is Legionella? Legionella is…