Bloomberg Law’s Toxics Law Reporter reports that both outbreaks of Legionnaire’s disease — and related lawsuits — are on the rise. This could involve many factors, including climate change and outdated plumbing, Bloomberg said, citing health officials and attorneys such as Kim Connick of the Harris Beach New York City office. Kim focuses on medical and life sciences and mass torts cases and previously presented on Legionnaire’s at the 2017 DRI Toxic Tort Environmental Law Seminar. In the article Kim provides insights into factors driving the upsurge in incidents of Legionnaire’s disease, specifically pointing to changes in regulations controlling the treatment of municipal water that have reduced the amount of chlorine, a disinfectant that prevents Legionella. Click here to read the full article.