OUTBREAK OF FUNGAL MENINGITIS IN MARYLAND – LAWYERS ARE HERE TO HELP.
CALL THE LAW OFFICES OF G. RANDOLPH RICE, JR., LLC, AT 410-288-2900 FOR IMMEDIATE HELP.
An outbreak of fungal meningitis has been linked to steroid shots for back pain made by a pharmacy in Farmingham, Massachusetts. The name of the pharmacy is New England Compounding Center. The medication was recalled in late September and has been attributed to 419 patients diagnosed with deadly fungal meningitis and 30 deaths.
As of November 5, 2012, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC is reporting:
Illnesses: 419, including 10 joint infections from steroid.
Deaths: 30 from steroid injection.
There are 19 states affected by the recall and fungal meningitis including; Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.
If you received a letter from your healthcare provider in Maryland indicating that you received a tainted steroid injection from NECC, contact our office today at 410-288-2900 for a free review of your case. You may be entitled to monetary compensation.
If you did receive a letter stating you received one of the identified lots of drugs manufactured by NECC, contact your primary care physician or visit a local emergency room for testing to determine if you have been infected with the deadly fungal meningitis. The CDC and FDA are reporting that the incubation period can be up to Three (3) months for the deadly fungal meningitis.
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