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Sick with Legionnaires’ disease? Call (612) 337-6126 Elliot Olsen has decades of experience representing people harmed by Legionnaires’ disease, and he has regained millions of dollars for them. If you or a family member have contracted Legionnaires’ disease in New York City, please call (612) 337-6126 for a free consultation. Elliot Olsen, one of the country’s leading legal authorities on the subject of Legionnaires’ disease, was interviewed for an article in Bloomberg Law on the recent…
Sick with Legionnaires’ disease? Call (612) 337-6126 Elliot Olsen has decades of experience representing people harmed by Legionnaires’ disease, and he has regained millions of dollars for them. If you or a family member have contracted Legionnaires’ disease in New York City, please call (612) 337-6126 for a free consultation. Health officials said they found the source of the Legionella bacteria that sickened more than two dozen people with Legionnaires’ disease in upper Manhattan. The New York City
Sick with Legionnaires’ disease? Call (612) 337-6126 Elliot Olsen has decades of experience representing people harmed by Legionnaires’ disease, and he has regained millions of dollars for them. If you or a family member have contracted Legionnaires’ disease at St. John’s Fountain Lake, please call (612) 337-6126 for a free consultation. A fourth resident at St. John’s Fountain Lake was diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease as remediation efforts continued at the Albert Lea senior community in southwestern Minnesota. The…
Sick with Legionnaires’ disease? Call (612) 337-6126 Elliot Olsen has decades of experience representing people harmed by Legionnaires’ disease, and he has regained millions of dollars for them. If you or a family member have contracted Legionnaires’ disease in New York City, please call (612) 337-6126 for a free consultation. New York City’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) confirmed that two of its employees, working out of separate locations, have been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease. A highway patrol…
Sick with Legionnaires’ disease? Call (612) 337-6126 Elliot Olsen has decades of experience representing people harmed by Legionnaires’ disease, and he has regained millions of dollars for them. If you or a family member have contracted Legionnaires’ disease in New York City, please call (612) 337-6126 for a free consultation. New York City health officials confirmed that two cases of Legionnaires’ disease are being investigated in Hell’s Kitchen, a neighborhood on the west side of Manhattan. The…
Water samples tested positive for the Legionella bacteria at the Good Samaritan Society – Prophets Riverview in Prophetstown, IL, after more than half of the nursing home’s residents took ill, including nine who died from a mysterious respiratory illness. Legionella is the bacteria that causes Legionnaires’ disease, but none of the home’s sick residents tested positive for the disease. More than 20 of the nursing home’s three dozen residents developed a respiratory illness between mid-May…
Health officials announced that Legionella bacteria was detected in a New York City hospital in the Bronx, the second borough in the city dealing with the dangerous bacterium that causes Legionnaires’ disease. Currently, upper Manhattan is dealing with a Legionnaires’ cluster that has sickened 27 with one death. Routine testing of the potable water supply returned low, but elevated levels of the bacteria at the Jacobi Medical Center, according to NYC Health + Hospitals, which…
Elevated levels of Legionella bacteria were discovered at the Town Hall in West Orange, NJ, after Legionnaires’ disease hospitalized a long-time municipal employee. After learning of the worker’s illness, officials of the central Essex County town hired an outside environmental company to test water sources at the two buildings in which the employee worked. One of the buildings – which was not named to protect the privacy of the employee – was free of Legionella, which…
The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) announced that five new cases of Legionnaires’ disease had been confirmed in the cluster affecting upper Manhattan, increasing the number of people sickened to 27. Three of the cluster’s victims have been hospitalized, and one person has died. The illness has infected residents of southern Washington Heights and northern Hamilton Heights. The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) first alerted the public about the…
Legionella bacteria was present in preliminary test results at St. John’s Fountain Lake senior community in Albert Lea, MN, according to St. John’s CEO Scot Spates. It was also announced that a third resident had taken ill with Legionnaires’ disease, which is caused by Legionella. The three illnesses were confirmed to the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) over the past two months, with the first illness reported in early June and two more illnesses…