Category: Diseases

Gadolinium Based Contrast Agent - Magnevist

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).


Lawsuit Filed Against Illinois Veterans’ Home After Deadly Legionnaires’ Outbreak

A nursing home in Quincy, Illinois, is being sued after 13 U.S. military veterans died from Legionnaires’ disease, a severe form of pneumonia caused by waterborne bacteria.

Baking Flour

Flour Recall Lawsuit

Food poisoning lawyers filing lawsuits for people who suffered infections from contaminated flour. While not a common source of foodborne illness, flour has been linked to at least 2 major outbreaks of E. coli in recent years.


Legionnaires’ Outbreak at Disneyland Forces Emergency Closure of 2 Cooling Towers

Disneyland closed down 2 water cooling towers at its park in Anaheim, California, after some visitors there developed Legionnaires’ disease.

Railroad Tracks

Rhabdomyosarcoma Lawsuit

Rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare but life-threatening cancer that begins in muscles that are attached to bones that help the body move, has been diagnosed in children who live near CSX railroad yards. Contaminants at the sites include volatile organic compounds (VOCs)...


Sixth Case of Legionnaires’ Disease Confirmed at Texas Hotel

At least 6 guests who stayed at a hotel in Round Rock, Texas, have been diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease.


Hotel Guest at Elvis’ Graceland Dies of Legionnaires’ Disease

A Kentucky woman has reportedly died from Legionnaires’ after visiting the Guest House at the Graceland Hotel in Tennessee.

Pills and stethoscope

Cold Medicine, Allergy Relief Syrup Recalled for B. Cepacia Contamination

Doctor Manzanilla Cough & Cold, Allergy & Decongestant Relief products recalled for Burkholderia cepacia (B. cepacia) contamination.


Ninjacof Cold Medicine Recalled for B. Cepacia Contamination

Ninjacof cold medicine recalled for potential B. cepacia contamination.


Legionnaires’ Disease Found at Ohio Prison Hospital

Two inmates at a prison hospital in Ohio have been diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease, an aggressive type of pneumonia that spreads through inhalation of contaminated airborne water particles.