Two People Got Legionnaire's Disease at Dallas King Spa, Lawsuit Says

A lawsuit has been filed against King Spa in Dallas by two people who say they contracted Legionnaires' disease after visiting the 24-hour Korean spa.Adam Flores, who visited the spa on Feb. 16, and Stacey DeLeon, who visited on March 28, both developed serious respiratory issues two to three days after their visits, according to the lawsuit. Hyun Kim, a manager at King Spa located at 2154 Royal Lane, said she was not aware of the lawsuit and could not comment on it. But she did say that the spa uses a chlorine water system that is regularly inspected. During their separate visits, Flores and DeLeon, who did not know one another, both used the spa's showers, saunas, hot tubs and pools. The lawsuit alleges that Flores and DeLeon inhaled Legionella bacteria that was in the spa's water system and disseminated via steam. Their attorney could not be reached for comment.   Continue reading...

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