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Sheraton Atlanta Legionnaires’ Outbreak Reaches Historic Proportions

The Sheraton Atlanta Legionnaires’ disease outbreak has reached historic proportions. The outbreak which includes 12 confirmed cases, one fatality and at least 63 probable cases is already the largest-ever Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in Georgia and likely the second-largest at a…

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Sheraton Atlanta Legionnaires’ Outbreak Turns Deadly

The Sheraton Atlanta Legionnaires’ disease outbreak has claimed the life of a 49-year-old woman from Decatur, GA. Cameo Garrett, passed away on July 10, 2019 after suffering from an illness she contracted after attending a conference at the hotel on…

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Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak at Sheraton Atlanta Keeps Growing

The Legionnaires’ disease outbreak linked to the Sheraton hotel in Atlanta has now sickened 11 people who stayed at or visited the hotel between June 12th and July 15th. Additionally, the Georgia Department of Public Health announced 57 more probable…

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Sheraton Atlanta Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak Sickens 3

A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at the Sheraton Hotel in Atlanta has sickened three people. The hotel has temporarily closed while health officials test the plumbing for legionella, the bacteria that causes the severe form of pneumonia. Guests have been relocated…

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Advocate Christ Hospital Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak in Oak Lawn, IL

A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at Advocate Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn, IL has sickened four people. The outbreak began in 2018 and includes two people who were patients at the 750-bed hospital, located about 40 minutes southwest of Chicago, within…

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Hot Water System is Source of Mount Carmel Legionnaires’ Outbreak

The hot water system at Mount Carmel Grove City has been identified as the source of the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at the Ohio hospital. Out of the sixteen people who have been sickened, one person has died. Click Here to…

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Mount Carmel Grove City Legionnaires’ Outbreak: 15 Sick, 1 Dead

A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at Mount Carmel Grove City hospital in Ohio has sickened 13 people and led to the death of one. Dr. Amy Acton, Director of the Ohio Department of Health Director has ordered the newly opened hospital…

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Union County, NJ Legionnaires’ Outbreak Sickens 22, Kills 5

A Legionnaires’ Disease outbreak in Union County, NJ has sickened 22 people killing five of them between March 8, 2019, and May 13, 2019. The fatalities occurred among older adults who had pre-existing health problems that were significant, according to…

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Legionnaires’ Disease at Legacy House in Taylorsville, UT

Two people at Legacy House senior living community in Taylorsville, UT have Legionnaires’ disease. Water restrictions are in place until health officials can get the problem under control with a water treatment procedure. Contact a Pritzker Hageman Legionnaires’ Disease Lawyer…

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Legionnaires’ Disease at St John’s Lutheran Community in Albert Lea, MN

Less than a year after a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak that sickened five people at St. John’s Lutheran Community in Albert Lea, MN, another resident has tested positive for the severe form of pneumonia. Seniors are at heightened risk for these…

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Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak at Christmas Mountain Resort in Wisconsin Dells

A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak linked to Christmas Mountain Resort has sickened at least three people and killed one. People starting reporting illnesses within two weeks of staying at the Wisconsin Dells resort. Health officials announced that part of the resort’s…

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Pritzker: Families Deserve Compensation for VA Legionnaires’ Disease Deaths

Illinois Governor JB Pritzker has vowed to rebuild the Veterans Home in Quincy, IL following a deadly, four-year-long Legionnaires disease outbreak that began in 2015. He also told WBEZ this week that families who suffered the wrongful death of a loved one…