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2014-05-12 23:01:13

A just-filed bankruptcy settlement will allow for the fund to compensate the victims of a deadly meningitis outbreak that originated with the New England Compounding Center (NECC). Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective drugs, notes that, according to a May 6, 2014 The Associated Press (AP) report, the 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak sickened more than 750 people and killed...

2014-05-12 23:00:37

Zoll, Kranz & Borgess, LLC would like client and victims of the fungal meningitis outbreak to know the settlement recently agreed upon is $100 million upon judge approval. Toledo, OH (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 According to the Plaintiffs Steering Committee for the Case re: New England Compounding Pharmacy Inc. Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2419, in the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation ("MDL"), they are alleging there were 64 deaths and over 750 injured...

2014-05-10 23:02:35

Fungal Meningitis Victims Reach A $100 Million Settlement With New England Compounding Center Following Recall and 64 Deaths Allegedly Due To Receiving Tainted Steroidal Injections. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) May 10, 2014 A purported $100 million settlement has been reached between victims in 23 states who suffered from fungal meningitis allegedly after receiving tainted steroid injections manufactured by New England Compounding Center(NECC). Wright & Schulte LLC notes, the tainted steroid...

2013-01-12 05:03:12

Number of Deaths from Fungal Meningitis Associated with Steroid Injections Produced by New England Compounding Center (NECC) Reach 40. Tennessee is Hardest-Hit State. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) January 11, 2013 Wright & Schulte LLC, a leading harmful drug side effect law firm and Ohio personal injury law firm, reports that 664 cases of fungal meningitis and other fungal infections have now been linked to tainted steroid injections produced by the New England Compounding Center (NECC)....

2013-01-07 05:01:23

Tainted Steroids with Meningitis from the New England Compounding Center Blamed for 656 Cases of Fungal Meningitis and Other Infections, Including 39 Deaths. Wright & Schulte LLC Continues to Investigate Potential Fungal Meningitis Lawsuits on Behalf of Individuals Sickened by Contaminated Steroid Injections. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) January 06, 2013 In the wake of the multistate tainted steroid fungal meningitis outbreak, Wright & Schulte LLC, a leading harmful drug side effect law...

Patient Illness Risks Noticed At NECC More Than A Decade Ago
2012-11-14 08:50:58

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As cases of fungal meningitis stemming from tainted steroid injections continue to climb, lawmakers outline the scope of the deadly outbreak that has so far affected more than 438 people and has resulted in 32 deaths, according to CDC data. In investigations of the government´s response to the outbreak, a US House of Representatives panel has found that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had known more than a decade...

2012-11-13 12:22:27

Early clinical observations in the fungal meningitis outbreak A new article being published early online in Annals of Internal Medicine describes the diagnosis and treatment protocol established in a Roanoke, Va. hospital to care for dozens of patients presenting with suspected fungal meningitis related to contaminated epidural spinal injections. This unprecedented surge of patients seeking care for a rare central nervous system (CNS) infection required physicians to react quickly with...

New Illness Linked To Contaminated Steroid Injections Surfaces
2012-11-04 08:51:41

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online People recovering from dangerous fungal meningitis have a new worry on their hands, after several people treated for the deadly infection have gone home to recover only to return to the ER with a second illness, according to health experts. The new problem, called an epidural abscess, was found to be caused by the same injectable steroid, methylprednisolone acetate, which is used to treat neck or back pain, the New York Times...

Ameridose Issues Recall On Drugs Due To Meningitis Investigation
2012-11-01 17:44:32

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Ameridose, a sister company to the US compounding facility responsible for a fungal meningitis outbreak that has now killed 28 people in 19 states, announced Wednesday it is invoking a voluntary recall of its products in cooperation with regulators. While the move could potentially ease the mind of many worried their steroidal injections could be contaminated, it is also contributing to a shortfall in the availability of certain...

2012-10-26 04:02:52

New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman urges patients who received epidural steroid injections to be on the lookout for symptoms of fungal meningitis. New York reported one case of infection. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 25, 2012 As of October 22, a total of 282 cases of fungal meningitis from tainted steroid medication shots were reported, said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Cases have been identified in 16 states, including one in New York and three in New...


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