Category: Diseases

Legionnaires' Disease

Legionnaires Outbreak Reported at Wisconsin Resort

3 men in Wisconsin who went to the same resort in Wisconsin Dells have tested positive for Legionella pneumophila, the bacterium that causes Legionnaires disease. Symptoms of the infection include cough, shortness of breath, fever, muscle aches, and headache.

Legionnaires' Disease

Legionnaires Outbreak Kills 1, Sickens 10 at Wisconsin Hospital

At least 11 patients -- including 1 who died -- at UW Health University Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin, have contracted Legionnaires’ disease, apparently due to bacteria in the hospital’s hot water system. The Wisconsin State Journal reports that more cases...

Legionnaires' Disease

Legionnaires Outbreak Reported in Hampton, New Hampshire

The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services’ Division of Public Health Services (DPHS) has confirmed at least 4 people in Hampton with Legionella pneumonia, also known as Legionnaires’ disease, a potentially life-threatening form of bacterial pneumonia. Free Confidential...

Talcum Powder

Mesothelioma Patient used Asbestos-Tainted J&J Talc Before Diagnosis: Lawsuit

A lawsuit filed by a woman who claims she developed mesothelioma as the result of asbestos-contaminated Johnson’s Baby Powder kicked off Monday in a courtroom in Pasadena, California. Free Confidential Lawsuit Evaluation: If you or a loved one got cancer...

Legionnaires' Disease

Source of Manhattan Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak that Sickened 27, Killed 1 Identified

A housing complex in Manhattan has been identified as the likely source of an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease that sickened at least 27 people and killed 1. Free Confidential Lawsuit Evaluation: If you or a loved one developed symptoms of...

Roundup

California Jury Awards Plaintiff $289 Million in Landmark Roundup Lawsuit

The Monsanto Company was slammed with a massive $289 million fine last week by a California jury who sided with a former groundskeeper that was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma after using Roundup weed killer. Free Confidential Lawsuit Evaluation: If you...

Legionnaires' Disease

Legionnaires’ Cases Skyrocketing in New York Amid Record Temps

2015 was the worst year on record in the U.S. for new diagnoses of Legionnaires’ disease, when 133 residents of the Bronx, New York, contracted the disease and 16 died. More than two years later, New York has posted a...

Legionnaires' Disease

Illinois Veterans Home Gets $4.1 Million to Rebuild from 2015 Legionnaires’ Outbreak

The federal government is giving the state of Illinois $4.1 million to renovate a veterans home where a 2015 outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease contributed to the deaths of 13 residents. Free Confidential Lawsuit Evaluation: If you or a loved one...

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Gadolinium Deposition Disease Class Action Lawsuit

The FDA is warning that patients who undergo MRI and other medical procedures which use gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs) about an increased risk of gadolinium retention, a condition that causes severe bone pain, subcutaneous tissue pain, and “chemo brain.” Free...

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Gadolinium Storage Condition Class Action Lawsuit

Our class action lawyers are filing lawsuits for people who were harmed by gadolinium contrast agents, which have been linked to serious side effects including a rare phenomenon known as gadolinium storage condition or gadolinium deposition disease. Free Confidential Lawsuit...