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What Is the Most Common Way of Contracting Legionnaires’ and Legionella?

Did your doctor recently diagnose you with Legionnaires’ disease? Are you wondering what to do about your medical bills? Maybe you read about a Legionnaires’ outbreak and now you’re worried about catching it? Regardless of why you’re wondering, “What is the most common way of contracting Legionnaires’ and legionella?” we have a guide for you here. Today we will...

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CONTRACTING LEGIONNAIRES’ DISEASE IN HOTELS

It is absolutely possible to get Legionnaires’ disease at a hotel. In fact, the first known outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease happened at a Pennsylvania Hotel during an annual convention of the American Legion in 1976. Over 2,000 former servicemen attended the event; 182 Legionnaires became ill and 29 died. Doctors could not figure out what the disease was until a CDC...

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Can You Get Legionnaires’ Disease from Steam Rooms and Saunas?

Did you visit a steam room or sauna and now you’re feeling ill? Are you wondering, if you get Legionnaires’ disease in saunas? Yes, you can. Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks happen because of someone else’s negligence. If you caught Legionnaires’ disease from a steam room or sauna the Legionnaires’ experts at Riley | Ersoff LLP can help.  How Can You...

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Can You Get Legionnaires’ Disease from Drinking Water?

We all need water. But what happens when the water source your landlord, hospital, nursing home or hotel provides is poisonous? You could contract a very serious illness. Waterborne illnesses such as Legionnaires’ disease can be incredibly debilitating—or even fatal—and you might be due compensation for the harm caused by those illnesses. At Riley | Ersoff, we are at...

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Can You Get Legionnaires’ Disease from Cooling Towers?

Legionnaires’ disease is caused by bacteria called Legionella that grows best in water between the temperature range of 77ºF-120ºF.  A major source of Legionnaires’ disease is cooling towers that are not properly maintained. A CDC study found Legionella, the bacteria that causes Legionnaires’ disease in 84% of cooling towers they tested across the United States. If you believe you’ve...

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Filing a Legionnaires’ Disease Lawsuit in California & Nevada

Have you or a loved one contracted Legionnaires’ disease? You may be dealing with medical costs, lost wages, or even permanent disabilities. Or maybe you lost your loved one to the disease. If so, you may be eligible for compensation for your pain and suffering. Today, our Legionnaires’ disease attorneys are going to take a look at Legionnaires’ disease...

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Did You Contract Legionnaires’ Disease in Las Vegas?

If you contracted Legionnaires’ disease while visiting Las Vegas, you could be entitled to compensation. Legionnaires’ disease, sometimes called Legionellosis, can result in life-threatening or fatal respiratory infection. Outbreaks are commonly associated with buildings or structures that have complex water systems, including hotels and resorts, high-rise condominiums, long-term care facilities, hospitals, and cruise ships.  Outbreaks typically occur when building...

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