WHAT THE EXPERTS SAY

"The team at Irwin Mitchell has a ‘pre-eminent reputation’ for travel personal injury work"

Legal 500 (2016)

Legionnaires' Disease

Causing 2% of pneumonia cases that need hospital treatment Legionnaires' is a type of pneumonia or lung infection..

Over 40 different strains of the Legionella germ have now been identified and came to be known as Legionnaires' disease, or legionellosis in 1976..

The Legionella germs often contaminate cooling systems in large buildings such as hotels and offices, showers can also be contaminated..

About 75% of all British cases occur in isolated instances and not in epidemics. In most of these cases the source of the germs is not found.

Call us free on

0800 056 0066

"I just wanted to send you a short note to thank you very much indeed to our solicitor for managing to settle this for me – it’s really very much appreciated. You did so in a very professional, helpful and efficient manner."

Stephen, London 

-