Aspergillus Fungi
Lawsuits against NECC for Fungal Meningitis are Asking for Millions

Lawsuits against New England Compounding Center (NECC) are seeking millions from the company for cases of fungal infection (primarily fungal meningitis). The number of CDC-confirmed cases of fungal meningitis (368) has not grown for several days, leading health officials to…

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More Bacteria and Fungi Mold (Fungus) Found in NECC Betamethasone, Triamcinolone and Cardioplegia Solution

The CDC and FDA continue to find more bacteria and fungi mold (fungus) in betamethasone, triamcinolone and cardioplegia solution manufactured by New England Compounding Center (NECC). CDC and FDA Laboratory-Confirmed Organisms from Product Samples Associated with NECC Recalled Lots of…

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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
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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Fungal Meningitis in Minnesota: Risk for Medical Advanced Pain Specialists (MAPS) and Minnesota Surgery Center Patients

The CDC has confirmed the tenth Minnesota fungal meningitis case in a national outbreak linked to epidural steroid injection medication contaminated with fungus. The implicated medication is 3 lots of meythylprednisolone acetate (MPA) compounded by New England Compounding Center (NECC),…

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What is a Compounding Pharmacy and Was it Illegal for NECC to Sell Methylprednisolone Acetate in Bulk?

The meningitis outbreak linked to New England Compounding Center (NECC) has grown to over 350 CDC-confirmed cases. According to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH), NECC, a compounding pharmacy licensed in MA, acted like a regular drug manufacturer by…

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Meningitis Lawyer Fred Pritzker Quoted by The Guardian

Meningitis lawyer Fred Pritzker filed one of the first lawsuits against New England Compounding Center (NECC), a compounding pharmacy located in Framingham, MA. He is representing over 40 patients harmed by NECC steroid injection medications. During the spinal meningitis outbreak…

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Meningitis Risk: Free Case Review and Lawsuit Information

We are getting many contacts by people who had a steroid shot and are concerned about the fungal meningitis risk. Below are 5 things you need to know about this risk and a lawsuit for compensation. Attorney Fred Pritzker and…

Fungus in NECC Drugs Cause Fungal Outbreak Infection
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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Meningitis Class Action Lawsuit: 4 Things You Need to Know

Attorney Fred Pritzker and his Bad Bug Law Team are representing patients in several states who had epidural injections of potentially tainted steroid medication produced by New England Compounding Center (NECC), a compounding pharmacy located in MA that has been…