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Twin Cities Fungal Meningitis Victim Shares Her Story

Traci M (TM) is one of eleven people in Minnesota with CDC-confirmed cases of fungal meningitis linked to epidural steroid shots for pain made by New England Compounding Center (NECC). Three lots of the company’s methylprednisolone acetate (preservative free), a…

Exserohilum rostrum Fungal Infection from New England Compounding Company
FDA and CDC Find NECC Methylprednisolone Acetate Tainted with Exserohilum Rostratum

Tests at CDC and FDA laboratories have found fungus, Exserohilum rostratum, in unopened vials of two lots of methylprednisolone acetate (MPA) compounded and distributed by New England Compounding Center (NECC). “This ‘smoking gun’ evidence solidly links NECC methylprednisolone acetate to…

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Massachusetts Board of Pharmacy Director Fired in Wake of NECC Fungal Meningitis Outbreak

In July of this year, the Colorado Board of Pharmacy filed a complaint against New England Compounding Center (NECC) stating that NECC had distributed “manufactured” drugs in bulk and without patient-specific prescriptions to many hospitals in Colorado between 2010 and…

Exserohilum rostrum Fungal Infection from New England Compounding Company
Fungal Meningitis Outbreak Wrongful Death: Lawyer for Lawsuit

Attorney Fred Pritzker and his Bad Bug Law Team are providing free case reviews for families whose loved ones died of fungal meningitis or stroke after an epidural injection of methylprednisolone acetate (MPA) made by New England Compounding Center (NECC).…

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Bacterial Contamination in NECC Betamethasone and Cardioplegia Solution

The FDA has found bacterial contamination in two additional drugs made by New England Compounding Center (NECC). According to the FDA: Laboratory results from samples of two additional recalled NECC products – preservative free betamethasone and cardioplegia solution – have tested…

Exserohilum rostrum Fungal Infection from New England Compounding Company
Minnesota Meningitis Lawyers Representing NECC Epidural Steroid Injection Patients

Pritzker Hageman lawyers are representing over 40 patients who had epidural injections of steroid medication made by the New England Compounding Center (NECC), a compounding pharmacy licensed in Massachusetts. They have won several cases for meningitis clients, including over $6,000,o00…

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CDC Case Definition of NECC Fungal Meningitis Outbreak Victim

The CDC is making a distinction between patients exposed to one of 3 lots of methylprednisolone acetate linked to the national meningitis outbreak and other NECC medications. Below are the CDC case definitions for both kinds of patients, first those…

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Forsyth Street Ambulatory Surgery Center in Macon and Other Georgia Clinics and Hospitals Received NECC Drugs

Patients are still getting letters from Georgia clinics and hospitals telling them they were injected with a contaminated drug from New England Compounding Center (NECC), which has been linked to an outbreak of spinal meningitis caused by steroid medication (methylprednisolone…

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Important Information for People Who Received Injectable Drug Products from NECC

Attorney Fred Pritzker and his Bad Bug Law Team have filed a lawsuit against New England Compounding Center (NECC) and are preparing several other lawsuits on behalf of patients who had injections of steroid medication compounded by NECC. He is…

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Meningitis Outbreak Investigation Continues as Cases in New Hampshire, New Jersey and Other States Grow

There are now 10 confirmed cases of fungal meningitis in New Hampshire, 16 in New Jersey and over 200 in other states.  The CDC has confirmed Exserohilum rostratum in clinical specimens for most of these patients. Late last week the…

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Testing for Fungal Meningitis after a Spinal Injection with NECC Steroid

Testing for spinal meningitis is painful, and Attorney Fred Pritzker is working to help patients get money to compensate them for this pain and for medical expenses, lost income and emotional distress caused by having a spinal injection of steroid…

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Lawsuit for Fungal Meningitis from Steroid Injection at MAPS

Attorney Fred Pritzker is representing MAPS Medical Clinic patients, and has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a woman who had an epidural steroid shot for back pain at the MAPS located in Edina, MN, on August 1, 2012. Fred,…