According to the Dayton Daily News, another lawsuit has been filed for the death of a man from Legionnaires’ Disease at Miami Valley Hospital. Charles O. Preston, 94 years old, died March 23 from Legionnella pneumonia. The lawsuit, filed by attorney Dwight Brannon, includes three other deaths. Defendants under the lawsuit include multiple hospital officials, Premier Health Partners, and some firms involved in constructing the hospital’s new wing, the Dayton Daily News reports.
As mentioned in previous blog posts, the outbreak occurred in February 2011. In March, hospital officials declared that 11 patients were infected with Legionnaires’ Disease. Jules Zacher, Esq. is currently representing two clients who contracted the disease from Miami Valley Hospital.
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