Nevada - Legionella Prevention and Costs of Legionnaires Outbreaks

Historical Headlines Related to Legionella

2022

In 2020, Legionella was detected at the Mildred Mitchell-Bateman Hospital. In 2017, two guests contracted Legionnaires' disease at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino.

Reported Settlements and Jury Awards

Given the incidence of legionella in Nevada, and its associated harm, personal injury claims and litigation are also becoming more frequent. Reported settlements and jury awards are unavailable at this time.

State Cap on Jury Awards

Nevada does not have a cap on the award amounts allowable by law. In addition, public health notices and negative media attention can also lead to business interruption and reputation damage.

Groundwater Temperature Risk Level – High

Overall Liabliity and Risk for Nevada – Very High

No, ASHRAE 188 is not part of the state code

Legionella and Water Management Plan Assistance

Need help? For Legionella consulting and services, Water Management Plans, Legionella Control Systems, and Legionella testing please contact us at Nancrede Engineering at +1 888-56-water (+1 317-939-5932) or info@nancrede.com

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