LD Burden

Legionnaires’ Disease Burden

Voice of the Victims

My 64-year-old father was recently diagnosed as having Legionnaires’ disease.  It has turned into a nightmare both physically and financially for my parents. I truly believe that someone needs to be held responsible for what happened to my father.


My husband was in the hospital for 18 days and almost died. He is a sheet metal worker and prior to getting [sick] was working on the same jobsite for a long time. The insurance company does not want to test the jobsite we think he got it at.


This disease was the worst thing medically I have ever experienced and had I not been healthy when I got it, I would probably have died.  I have not been in a spa since.