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UW-Madison Hospital Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak: 11 Sick, 1 Dead

A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at the UW-Madison Hospital in Wisconsin has sickened 11 people, killing one of them. The outbreak, believed to be linked to the hospital’s hot water system, has affected patients admitted since October 31, 2018. The patient who died…

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McHenry Villa Senior Living Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak

IDPH Identifies Plumbing System Issues A Legionnaires’ Disease outbreak at the McHenry Villa independent senior living community has sickened three people, one of whom has died.  An Illinois Department of Public Health investigation revealed that the plumbing system at McHenry Villa has…

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Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak at Stella Maris in Timonium, MD

A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at St. Elizabeth Hall, an independent living apartment complex on the Stella Maris campus in the Baltimore suburb of Timonium, MD has sickened two people. Officials from Stella Maris, the nonprofit long-term care facility, said St. Elizabeth Hall operates…

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Warren Barr South Loop Nursing Home Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak

A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at the Warren Barr South Loop Nursing Home in Chicago has sickened two people. The outbreak is one of two clusters of the severe pneumonia illness recently identified by state health officials. People over the age of 50,…

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IDPH: Johnsburg Walmart Possible Source of Legionnaires’ Outbreak

A Walmart store in Johnsburg, IL may be a source of a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in McHenry County.  A dozen people are part of the outbreak, one of two separate clusters of the pneumonia illness recently identified by state health…

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Champaign-Urbana Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak Sickens 6

A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in Champaign County, Illinois has sickened six people, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health. The first illnesses associated with the outbreak were reported on September 15, 2018. Health officials are investigating several potential sources of…

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Legionnaires’ Disease Strikes Washington Heights Again, 16 Ill, 1 Dead

For the second time this year, a Legionnaires’ Disease outbreak has struck New York City’s Washington Heights neighborhood, according to the city’s health department. At least 16 people have been sickened one of whom has died. Seven people remain hospitalized. In July 2018,…

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Sioux Falls, SD Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak Kills 1, Hospitalizes 14

Fourteen people have been hospitalized and one of them has died in a Legionnaire’s disease outbreak in Sioux Falls, SD. Those sickened, who range in age from 36 to 80, live in or visited Sioux Falls prior to getting sick. Legionnaires’ disease,…

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New Hampshire Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak Leaves 11 Sick, 1 Dead

A New Hampshire Legionnaires’ disease outbreak has sickened 12 people killing one of them. Health officials and Legionnaires’ Disease lawyers investigating the outbreak are eyeing the hot tubs at two hotels -the Sands Resort and the Harris Sea Ranch Motel, as…

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Legionnaires’ Disease Lawyers Investigate Washington Heights Outbreak in NYC

Legionnaires’ Disease lawyers at Pritzker Hageman are investigating the fatal outbreak in New York City’s Washington Heights neighborhood that has sickened 27 people. One person has died and three remain hospitalized. “Most of the people who have been sickened in…

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Washington Heights Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak in NYC: 18 Sick, 1 Dead

A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in the Washington Heights neighborhood of New York City has sickened 18 people, killing one of them, according to city health officials. Seven people remain hospitalized. The Legionnaires’ disease attorneys at Pritzker Hageman represent clients nationwide…

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Four Seasons Palm Springs Legionnaires’ Outbreak, Lawyers Investigate

The Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at the Four Seasons 55+ community in Palm Springs, California is being investigated by noted Legionnaires’ disease lawyer Fred Pritzker. Pritzker is founding partner of Pritzker Hageman which, as one of the few law firms in…