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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.

Disneyland has temporarily closed down 2 water cooling towers at its park in Anaheim, California, after some visitors there developed symptoms of Legionnaires’ disease, a severe form of pneumonia that can be fatal.

Free Confidential Lawsuit Evaluation: If you or a loved one was diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a suit and our lawyers can help.

What’s the Problem?

November 13, 2017 – Mickey Mouse is shedding a tear somewhere tonight, as the so-called “Happiest Place on Earth” became a scene of madness, as at least a dozen cases of the potentially deadly Legionnaires’ disease were reported in unsuspecting visitors of the Anaheim Disneyland.

The patients, who ranged in age from 52 to 94, lived or had visited Anaheim, and 9 had visited Disneyland in September. One Legionnaires’ patient, who hadn’t visited the park, has died, according to the Orange County Health Care Agency.

There haven’t been any new cases of Legionnaires’ linked to Anaheim since September, the agency said.

“There is no known ongoing risk associated with this outbreak,” the agency said.

Disneyland Linked to Cases of Legionnaires’ Disease: FOX News Video

Symptoms of Legionnaires

  • Headache
  • Muscle pain
  • Chills
  • Fever that may be 104 F (40 C) or higher

As the disease progresses, symptoms may grow to include:

  • Cough, which may bring up mucus and sometimes blood
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest pain
  • Gastrointestinal symptoms, such as nausea, vomiting and diarrhea
  • Confusion or other mental changes

Do I Have a Legionnaires Disease Lawsuit?

The Workplace and Environmental Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in Legionnaires’ disease lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new injury and death cases in all 50 states.

Free Case Evaluation: Again, if you had symptoms of Legionnaires’ disease, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to a settlement by filing a suit and we can help.

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