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What is Legionnaires’ Disease and Where Does It Come From?

HOW AND WHEN WAS LEGIONNAIRES’ DISEASE DISCOVERED? In July 1976, over 4,000 members of the American Legion met at a hotel in Philadelphia for the group’s annual convention. Three days after the convention ended, several of the attendees became ill. The symptoms experienced by each person were similar including shortness of breath, fever, and chest pain. Within weeks, a total of...

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Can I Get a Lead Poisoning Settlement?

Lead poisoning can cause permanent harm in young children. If you or your loved one has suffered lead poisoning in your rental home or apartment from deteriorated lead-based paint, you deserve financial compensation.  But what are your rights? What can you do to protect yourself and your family?  That’s not an easy answer but the first step to obtaining answers to...

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Can I Sue My Landlord if My Child Has Lead Poisoning?

Lead poisoning in children can cause mental health and physical harm leading to long-term problems. If your landlord has not provided proper documentation regarding lead in your home, then you may be entitled to sue your landlord if your child has lead poisoning. The attorneys at Riley | Ersoff LLP have decades of experience handling catastrophic personal injury cases. We have prosecuted...

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Can I Sue My Landlord Even If I’m Not a Legal Resident or Citizen?

Absolutely! Your citizenship or residency status is NOT RELEVANT in connection with the prosecution of a civil action! If your landlord has abused you and your family and has allowed your family to live in a dangerous, uninhabitable apartment building that has any of the following defects, please call us – we can help! * No heat * Bed bugs  *...

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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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Riley | Ersoff LLP Partner Grant Riley Awarded “People’s Champion Award” By Prominent Tenant’s Right Organization Strategic Action For A Just Economy!

On November 13, 2021, supporters of Strategic Action for a Just Economy (“SAJE”) met at the Wilfandel House in the historic West Adams district of Los Angeles to celebrate SAJE’s 25th Anniversary. Celebrating its past and looking ahead to the future, SAJE awarded its People’s Champion Award to Riley | Ersoff LLP partner Grant Riley. Grant was recognized for his...

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| Read Time: 4 minutes | Bed Bugs

Bed Bugs in Nursing Home/Residential Care Facilities: Are You a Victim?

When you put a loved one under the care of a nursing home/residential care facility, you put your trust in the facility to provide competent care and a clean and welcoming environment. Unfortunately, nursing home/residential care facilities do not always meet these expectations. If you or a loved one was a victim of bed bugs in a nursing home/residential...

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Riley | Ersoff LLP Celebrate International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week 2021

International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week is October 24-30, 2021.  The goal of International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week is to focus attention on the negative health impacts of lead exposure, highlight efforts to prevent childhood lead poisoning, and accelerate efforts to phase out the use of lead in paint in countries that still allow lead-based paint.  Even though there is...

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