With many of our posts, we have discussed issues regarding mesothelioma myths and new treatment options. Through this post we want to educate our readers on the basic stages of legal action involving mesothelioma.
The special administrator for a deceased Irish tourist has brought a wrongful death lawsuit against Marriott International Inc. The lawsuit, filed in Cook County Circuit Court in Chicago, claims that the JW Marriot Hotel in downtown Chicago was responsible for infecting the tourist with Legionnaires disease during a visit in July. According to the complaint, he ingested "dangerous aerosolized water vapor contaminated with Legionella bacteria" which ultimately lead to his death. The bacteria were apparently found in a fountain in the hotel lobby and was removed after other patrons were infected.
Unlawful police shootings are tragic reminders that sometimes the very people entrusted to serve the public can violate the law. When someone is killed at the hands of the police, the legal process can be lengthy ordeal.