One of the two companies found responsible for an outbreak of Legionaires’ disease in Amsterdam which left two people dead in 2006 is to appeal against the €20,000 fine imposed on it by a court two weeks ago.
Recool’s lawyer Pieter Hoogendam said the company and its director, who was given a three month suspended sentence, that they are not to blame for the outbreak, report various media.
It is unclear if the second company in the case, Axima, which was fined €40,000 will also appeal.
The fines were lower than the public prosecution service had demanded.
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