Category: Diseases

Legionnaires

3 Test Positive for Legionnaires Disease at Wisconsin Resort

3 people in Wisconsin who went to the same resort have been diagnosed with Legionnaires disease, a life-threatening form of pneumonia that spreads through inhalation of contaminated airborne water particles.

Legionnaires

Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak Reported at Wisconsin Hospital

One person died and at least 10 others developed symptoms of Legionnaires disease at UW Health University Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin. The Director of Infection Control there says the outbreak is related to a reduction in waterflow at the facility...

Legionnaires' Disease

Legionnaires Disease Class Action

Our class action lawyers are filing lawsuits for people who developed confirmed symptoms of Legionnaires’ disease, a severe type of bacterial pneumonia that spreads through water droplets in air conditioning and similar systems.

Legionnaires' Disease

Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak Reported in New Hampshire

At least 4 people have developed case-confirmed symptoms of Legionnaires' disease in Hampton, New Hampshire, health officials said, with additional cases likely.

Talcum powder

J&J Failed to Warn About Cancer Risk of Asbestos in Talc, Suit Claims

The Johnson’s Baby Powder once used by a woman who now has mesothelioma contained millions of asbestos fibers, which led to her development of the disease, according to a new lawsuit now being heard in a courtroom in Pasadena, California.

Legionnaires' Disease

Source of New York Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak 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.

Roundup

Roundup Cancer Trial Moves Forward

Individual and class action lawsuits alleging Monsanto’s controversial Roundup weed killer caused cancer can move forward, after a judge made a crucial decision in a San Francisco court.

Legionnaires

Legionnaires’ Disease Cases Up in Michigan With Warmer Weather

Legionella-related illnesses are on the rise in Michigan, state health officials are warning, due largely to the record high temperatures being reported nationwide.

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Nontuberculous Mycobacteria Lawsuit

Patients who underwent open-heart surgery or other invasive medical procedures in which a Stockert 3T heater-cooler device was used have been diagnosed with life-threatening infections from nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM).

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Gadolinium Deposition Disease Lawsuit

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) is warning about the risk of gadolinium retention in patients who undergo MRIs with gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs).