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First Meningitis Outbreak Lawsuit Filed

susan_harr4 years ago

A Minnesota woman filed the first injury lawsuit Thursday (October 11, 2012) over tainted Methylprednisolone Acetate steroid injections from the New England Compounding Center in Massachusetts. The recalled injections have been linked to a fatal fungal meningitis outbreak which has sickened hundreds in the U.S.

Details of the Meningitis Lawsuit

  • Barbe Puro received the recalled steroid injections for back pain; soon after, she began experiencing symptoms of meningitis. She is currently awaiting test results.
  • The lawsuit is Barbe Puro v. New England Compounding Pharmacy Inc, U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, No.12-2605.
  • Methylprednisolone Acetate injections recalled from New England Compounding Center in Massachusetts have been linked to a nationwide fungal meningitis that has sickened more than 200 and left 15 dead in several states.

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Thomas J. Henry are leaders in the area of drug and product liability litigation. Our Defective Drug and Products Division has extensive knowledge and resources in order to represent our clients efficiently and aggressively.

If you or someone you love contracted fungal meningitis after being injected with Methylprednisolone Acetate produced at New England Compounding Pharmacy, contact Thomas J. Henry immediately. We represent clients/victims all over the country. We are available 24/7, nights and weekends.


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