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Legionnaires’ Disease

About Legionnaires’ Disease


What Is Legionnaires’ Disease

  • Legionella is a bacterium (bacteria) than can cause severe pneumonia, which is called Legionnaire’s Disease.
  • The Symptoms of Legionnaires are similar to a severe flu and can include: fever, headache, shortness of breath, muscle aches and pains, dry cough, and pneumonia.
  • From time of exposure it takes between 2 to 14 days for symptoms to appear.


Where Are the Most Common Places to Get Legionnaires’ Disease?

  • Legionella bacteria thrive in warm water and warm damp places.
  • It can be found in improperly maintained showers, hot tubs, hotel pools, spas, fountains, cruise ships, and cooling towers for air conditioning units.
  • The bacteria spreads through contaminated water vapor or mist, so you can be infected even if you are not immediately around these sources.


Legionnaires’ Disease Attorneys


If you think you or a loved one has been contaminated by Legionella bacteria, then time is of the essence. Contact Todd Wheeles, Jeremy Knowles or Emily Nelson to find out how we can get you the money you deserve.

  • We have successfully represented clients across the country.
  • Have won millions of dollars for families affected by Legionnaires Disease.
  • We offer FREE legal consultations to discuss your potential case.
  • If we don’t win, you don’t pay a dime. So there is nothing to lose!
  • We are nationally recognized as leading experts in Legionnaires’ Cases.
  • So no matter if you are in California, Maine, or Florida we can help you get the money you rightfully deserve.
  • If you have already contacted a lawyer here are some questions to ask:
    • How many Legionnaires’ cases have you handled?
    • What were the outcomes of those cases?
    • How much of your time is devoted to Legionnaires’ cases?

Legionnaires’ Disease Case Success Stats

  • Handley and Howard v. Devi, LLC