A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at an apartment complex in Baltimore, Maryland has left four individuals sick and one person dead. The outbreak occurred in the senior living facility of an apartment complex. The four people who have fallen ill are currently recovering. The apartment complex’s management first became aware of the disease’s presence on October 5th, 2009 when the family of the deceased notified them of the death. The management has notified all 400 of the building’s residents of the bacteria’s presence and is monitoring for early signs of any additional cases. Legionella, the bacteria responsible for causing Legionnaires’ disease, a deadly form of pneumonia, is most often found in warm water sources, such as hot water tanks and ventilation units. The disease is contracted through inhaling water droplets which contain the bacteria. The exact source of the legionella bacteria in the Baltimore apartment building has yet to be confirmed. State officials will soon begin testing water sources for the presence of legionella.
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LEGIONNAIRES’ OUTBREAK in New York at Co-op City and the Opera House HotelWere you or your loved one involved in the Legionnaires' disease outbreaks of July 2015 or December 2014 in the Bronx? Jules Zacher has experience representing victims nationally and is currently representing people who contracted Legionnaires' disease at Co-op City and the Opera House Hotel.
NEW LEGIONNAIRES’ DISEASE CASES
Jules Zacher now represents a number of individuals connected to the Legionnaires' disease outbreaks in the Bronx at Co-op City and Opera House Hotel.
In addition to these cases, he is also working on a number of other cases in Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Florida.