Meningitis Outbreak Lawsuits

October 11, 2013

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At A Glance

This Alert Affects
Patients who were diagnosed with meningitis after receiving a steroid injection used to treat back pain.
At least 91 patients in nine states have been sickened due to the meningitis outbreak, with seven deaths being reported.
New England Compounding Center
Additional Details
It has been reported that the outbreak has been tied to a steroid which was custom-made by a specialty pharmacy in Massachusetts.
On Sept. 26, New England Compounding Center recalled the custom-made steroid which has been linked to this outbreak of meningitis.
Type of Lawsuit
Mass Tort