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Fairview Health Services in Minnesota Received NECC Cardioplegic Solution Used for Heart Surgery Recalled for Fungal Risk

Fairview Health Services in Minnesota told the Star Tribune that about 250 of its patients received cardioplegic solution made by New England Compounding Center (NECC) that may contain fungus. Patients who were injected with the cardioplegia, a steroid, during heart…

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NECC Injection Medication Used at Associated Eye Care in Stillwater, MN

Associated Eye Care in Stillwater, MN told the Star Tribune that 559 patients of their patients received New England Compounding Center (NECC) products since May.  The company said the clinic used 4 NECC medications, including an injectable drug. Contact attorney…

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Meningitits Outbreak in Idaho, NECC Steroids Used at Pain Specialists

Attorney Fred Pritzker recently won over $40,000,000 for clients injured by an unsafe medical product. Now he and his Bad Bug Law Team are representing patients sickened by a steroid product contaminated with fungus that was sent to 23 states,…

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Meningitis Lawsuit: Indiana Illnesses and Wrongful Death

Attorney Fred Pritzker recently won over $40,000,000 for clients injured by an unsafe medical product. Now he and his Bad Bug Law Team are representing patients who had epidural injections containing a steroid product recalled for possible contamination with fungus…

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Meningitis Outbreak in Texas, NECC Steroids Used at Harris Methodist Southlake Hospital and Dallas Back Pain Management

Attorney Fred Pritzker recently won over $40,000,000 for clients injured by an unsafe medical product. Now he and his Bad Bug Law Team are representing patients sickened by a steroid product contaminated with fungus that was sent to 23 states,…

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Lawsuit for Fungal Meningitis Infection from Epidural Injection for Back Pain

Thousands of epidural injection patients across the country are being notified that they were treated for back pain with steroid medication that is now associated with an outbreak of fungal meningitis (Aspergillus and Exserohilum) that has 119 CDC-confirmed cases in 10…

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Steroid Recall Due to Meningitis and Stroke Risk

The New England Compounding Center (NECC) has issued a recall of certain lots of steroid injection after reports of fungal meningitis (from Aspergillus fumigatus, Exserohilum and possibly other fungi) and stroke associated with the product, methylprednisolone acetate infection. The outbreak of fungal…

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Minnesota Lawyers for Lawsuit against St. Cloud Hospital for Infection from IV

Attorney Fred Pritzker and his Bad Bug Law Team are investigating a 2011 outbreak of bacterial blood infections associated with a health care worker diverting narcotics from intravenous (IV) bags. Fred and our other infectious disease lawyers can be reached…

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Reports of Serious Disability and Death by Minnesota Hospitals between October 7, 2010, and October 6, 2011

Minnesota hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers and community behavioral health hospitals must report certain serious adverse health events to the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH). In 2011, the eighth year of reporting, the total number of events reported under the law…

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Number of Pressure Ulcers (Bed Sores) and Wrong Procedures Increases in Minnesota Hospitals

The number of pressure ulcers (bed sores) and wrong procedures in Minnesota hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers and community behavioral health hospitals increased in 2011, according to the eight annual adverse health events report released today by the Minnesota Department of…