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20 Legionnaires’ Disease Cases in Forsyth County, NC

Our lawyers are investigating an outbreak of Legionnaires’ Disease in Forsyth County, North Carolina. “20 people have been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ Disease this year in Forsyth County. That is an unusually high number,” said Fred Pritzker, a who represents clients…

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Legionnaires’ Disease at Oak Forest Health Rehabilitation in Forsyth County, NC

Fosyth County health officials have confirmed 4 cases of Legionnaires’ Disease linked to Oak Forest Health and Rehabilitation, 5680 Windy Hill Dr, Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The facility provides rehabilitation and long-term care.  All of the people sickened in this outbreak live at the…

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Legionella Disease Linked to Wilson Pines Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

The outbreak of Legionnaires’ Disease at Wilson Pines Nursing and Rehabilitation Center sickened 5 people. The Wilson County Health Department and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are investigating. “These illnesses were caused by breathing in Legionella bacteria…

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Legionnaires’ Pneumonia Wrongful Death Linked to Glenwood Nursing Home in Florence, AL,

One woman has died from Legionnaires’ disease (Legionella pneumonia) after visiting Glenwood Nursing Home in Florence, Alabama. She visited the facility with two family members. All of them got sick. She developed respiratory symptoms and was hospitalized. Tests confirmed Legionella…

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Glenwood Nursing Home Legionnaires Disease Outbreak in Florence, Alabama, Lawyers Investigate

Attorney Fred Pritzker and his Bad Bug Law Team are investigating an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease linked to Glenwood Nursing Home in Florence, Alabama. To date, there are 13 confirmed and 10 suspected cases. Of the confirmed cases, 10 are…

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Wesley Ridge Retirement Community Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak, Columbus, Ohio Area

Update: 39 people were sickened in this outbreak, and 6 of them died. To date, 4 people have died from Legionnaires’ disease at Wesley Ridge Retirement Community in Reynoldsburg, Ohio. At least 35 Wesley Ridge residents have contracted the illness,…

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Senior Home Resident Contracts Legionnaires’ Disease

A resident of a senior home has been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease, a form of pneumonia caused by breathing in water mist contaminated with Legionella bacteria. Health officials have not found evidence that the resident contracted the illness at the…

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Number of Pressure Ulcers (Bed Sores) and Wrong Procedures Increases in Minnesota Hospitals

The number of pressure ulcers (bed sores) and wrong procedures in Minnesota hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers and community behavioral health hospitals increased in 2011, according to the eight annual adverse health events report released today by the Minnesota Department of…