Three campus cooling towers and three bathrooms have tested positive for Legionella bacteria on the Wayne State University campus in Detroit, according to a university communique released this week. Legionella is the bacteria that causes Legionnaires’ disease.

The university began conducting tests after an employee who works in the Faculty Administration Building was diagnosed

An Orlando, FL, resident has filed suit against a fitness club after being sickened with Legionnaires’ disease last May, according to the Florida Record (, an online publication owned by the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform.

The complaint (Orange County Circuit Court case #18CA003106) was filed by Reinaldo Mariaca of Orlando against Fitness International,

A federal judge in New Orleans awarded a summer intern $310,000 in his lawsuit over a near-deadly bout of Legionnaires’ disease contracted onboard a ship, according to the Bangor (MA) Daily News.

Bryan Higgins, 27, of Concord, NH, took ill in August 2013 while working aboard an offshore vessel for LaBorde Marine Management LLC of