Outbreak of Legionnaire’s Disease at Aria Resort and Casino

Nettles Morris Law Firm is investigating an outbreak of Legionnaire’s Disease at the Aria Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. Recent tests from the CDC determined that six former guests of Aria have the disease. Although all of the patrons have recovered, the disease can sometimes be fatal. Aria officials notified guests who stayed at the hotel from June 21 to July 4 that they might have exposure to the bacteria.

According to the Las Vegas Review Journal, “Legionella, the bacterium that causes Legionnaires’ disease, is often in water sources. The bacterium reproduce in warm, stagnant waters.”

The hotel received inspections that determined the bacteria was in numerous rooms.

Read the complete RJ article here, which contains more useful information. If you or someone you know has Legionnaires’ Disease, please contact us at (702) 434-8282 so we can help.
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