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Can you get Legionnaires’ disease from drinking water? Legionella bacteria can cause Legionnaires' disease if it is present in drinking water that is accidentally inhaled into the lungs. This happens when water that you are drinking “goes down the wrong pipe”, or when you inhale small amounts of drinking water.
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If you suspect that you have contracted legionnaires' disease from a legionnaires' disease outbreak while staying at a Las Vegas, Nevada hotel, you may have the right to recover compensation from those responsible. Generally, the individuals liable for such incidents are the owners, operators, or managers of the premises where the outbreak occurred.
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There have been several reported long-term effects of legionnaires' disease. These include fatigue, neurologic and neuromuscular symptoms, and post-traumatic stress disorder. If left untreated, Legionnaires’ disease can become life-threatening.
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Residents of Las Vegas, Nevada, diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease might wonder: “what is Legionnaires' disease?” Legionnaires' disease is a lung infection caused by Legionella bacteria. The infection can be life-threatening, particularly in older adults and people with weakened immunity.
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In Nevada, foreseeability in premises liability claims can have an expansive interpretation. Generally, casinos must take reasonable precautions in food preparation and storage to prevent food poisoning. They should not serve alcohol in casinos, dining areas, or nightclubs to already severely intoxicated persons. Fixtures and furniture should be kept in good repair. Chairs at gaming tables, pubs, dining areas, showrooms, or bathrooms should be safe. Spills, or other tripping or falling hazards, should be cleared away promptly.
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With Walmart stores varying in size from 98,000 to 261,000 square feet, there is a lot of space for things to go wrong and injuries to happen. While slip and fall accidents are the most common cause of injuries, there are several other causes as well.
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Knowing how to handle a personal injury claim from start to finish includes not only knowing what mistakes to avoid, but also how to handle yourself to establish credibility. If you are trustworthy and credible, you are likely to recover more compensation. This is because being credible makes your case seem more solid, and a jury is more likely to sympathize and side with you than an insurance company. The likelihood of being able to win a case provides more incentive for the insurance company to attempt to reach a settlement rather than risk losing the case.
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