Recognizing & Mitigating Legionnaires' Disease Risks During & After the COVID-19 Pandemic

Legal Responsibilities for Disease Management 

August 20, 2020 | 11:45 EDT  


Walter Boone, partner in the Jackson office and member of the Litigation Practice, will join the Alliance to Prevent Legionnaires’ Disease (APLD) to present at its virtual conference, “Recognizing & Mitigating Legionnaires' Disease Risks During & After the COVID-19 Pandemic” on August 20, 2020.  

Walter’s presentation will explore the legal risks and responsibilities for Legionnaires’ Disease Management. Walter will discuss key steps for proper prevention through water quality management from a legal perspective and share recommendations for reducing legal liability. 
The APLD is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating the public, particularly residents, building owners, policy makers, media representatives, water system managers and professionals, and government officials about important facts surrounding the root cause of Legionnaires’ Disease, proper water quality and disease prevention, and protecting public health and safety. 
The ADLD virtual conference brings together renowned leaders in the fields of medicine, law, public health, and water management to bring awareness to the heightened risks associated with Legionnaires disease in light of the COVID-19 public health crisis. 
Walter has more than 30 years of experience as a trial lawyer in general, commercial, and environmental litigation. He is recognized by Best Lawyers in America for his litigation work and Super Lawyers as one of the top 50 lawyers in Mississippi.