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Legionnaires lawyer Elliot Olsen has regained millions of dollars for clients harmed by Legionnaires’ disease. If you or a family member contracted Legionnaires’ disease at McHenry Villa, you might have cause to file a lawsuit. Call (612) 337-6126 for a free consultation.

An Illinois Department of Public

Governor Bruce Rauner’s administration recently shifted course and stated that it will rebuild residence halls at the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy (IVHQ), which housed victims of a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in which 13 people died among dozens sickened since 2015.

The plan was announced less than two months after the Republican governor said the

More than 4,000 delegates from the Pennsylvania chapter of the American Legion traveled to the Bellevue-Stratford Hotel in Philadelphia on July 21, 1976, for the Legion’s annual three-day convention. It was supposed to be remembered as the bicentennial commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence.

A medical mystery changed

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported in June 2016 that the number of Legionnaires’ disease cases that were recorded in the United States between the years 2000 and 2014 more than quadrupled, increasing from 1,127 to 5,166.* Outbreaks both big and small are becoming more frequent on a yearly basis, as evidenced

Legionnaires’ disease is one of those illnesses that usually has people scratching their heads. Most don’t understand what the disease is, or what it does to victims. That, however, is starting to change, as the disease becomes more commonplace and newsworthy.

Here are some frequently asked questions – and their corresponding answers – about Legionnaires’