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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...

2014-01-10 23:01:56

Elizabeth Kaveny, name partner in noted Chicago personal injury law firm Burke Wise Morrissey Kaveny (BWMK) discusses the sequence of events surrounding 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak traced to New England Compounding Center (NECC) and its effect on her clients. She urges other victims to file for compensation from the $100 million victim and creditor fund established by NECC’s insurers and its bankruptcy trustee. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 Elizabeth (Beth) Kaveny, name...

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)....

Massachusetts Health Regulators Shut Down Three Compounding Pharmacies Due To Safety Concerns
2012-12-07 10:50:25

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Massachusetts health regulators are continuing to crack down on compounding pharmacies in the wake of the deadliest meningitis outbreak due to contaminated steroidal injections in US history. On Thursday, the Department of Public Health (DPH) found problems at three more compounding facilities in the state and have ordered those pharms to cease and desist operations until further notice. The notices came as part of the...

New Documents Detail The Ineffective Regulation Efforts Of The FDA In The Meningitis Outbreak
2012-11-22 09:05:53

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New details have emerged over the US Food and Drug Administration´s (FDA) ineffective efforts to regulate a Massachusetts drug maker that has been at the center of the national meningitis health crisis this year. The deadly meningitis outbreak, which has so far sickened close to 500 people, and has killed 34, is directly linked to steroidal injections produced by Massachusetts-based New England Compounding Center. In...

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...


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