Families sue over Edinburgh Legionnaires’ outbreak

Families sue over Edinburgh Legionnaires’ outbreak
 

FAMILIES affected by the Legionnaires' disease outbreak in Edinburgh in which four people died are pursuing civil action against two firms they believe are responsible.
Lawyers acting on their behalf have lodged claims against pharmaceutical company Macfarlan Smith and North British Distillery.
NHS Lothian has published its final report into the May 2012 incident, stating that it is likely to have come from an industrial complex containing wet cooling towers.
A total of 56 confirmed cases of Legionnaires’ disease and 36 probable and possible cases were linked to the situation.
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7 August 2015 in Health, Views: 36
Source: Scotsman
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