Feb
13
2012
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Update on Luxor Legionnaires’ Outbreak Death.

According to MSNBC reports, the death of nurse Kathy Tilley from Mount Vernon, WA on January 2nd sparked the investigation by the Southern Nevada Health District at the Las Vegas Luxor hotel last month.

Legionella bacteria was found in the hotel shower, tub and sink in the room where Kathy and her husband stayed. The Tilley’s checked into the hotel on December 15th to celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary.

To date, there have been three reported cases of Legionnaires’ disease contracted at the MGM Resorts International-owned Luxor.

Jules Zacher, PC currently represents 31 plaintiffs in a civil lawsuit against Aria Resort & Casino stemming from six reported cases of Legionnaires’ disease in July 2011 from guests who stayed there. Aria Resort & Casino is part of the CityCenter complex that is half-owned by MGM Resorts.

Updates will follow as they become available.

For more information, please see the articles below:

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/46319576/ns/local_news-seattle_wa/t/mount-vernon-death-linked-legionnaires-disease/#

http://www.king5.com/news/local/Legion-138976199.html#

http://www.goskagit.com/news/local_news/article_d65ae165-45e7-5f90-8d1d-49b6b257b399.html

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