Legionnaire’s disease is a serious type of pneumonia caused by Legionella, a type of aerobic bacteria that can be contracted by inhaling mist from contaminated water sources. Legionella can breed in high numbers in under-maintained whirlpool spas, hotel pools, and air conditioning system. Unfortunately, some property owners fail to ensure that every facility in their establishment is well-maintained and free from the risk of Legionnaires’ outbreak.
Individuals suspected to have Legionnaire’s disease may undergo one or more of these tests to diagnose this condition and rule-out other respiratory diseases:
If you believe your exposure to Legionella has been the result of another party’s failure to ensure safety in the premises they own, speak with an attorney at Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®. Call our Milwaukee office at (414) 271-0900 to understand the possible legal action you could take to seek justice and compensation.