The Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice, Jr., LLC, is now accepting clients that received a spinal injection of steroids and contracted meningitis or if a loved one has died from the injection, call our office today ((410) 694-7291) to discuss a wrongful death claim or medical malpractice claim and lawsuit. Our meningitis steroid lawsuit seeks to compensate the victims of the fungus-infected steroids sold by the New England Compounding Center. Call today for immediate help and information. ((410) 694-7291) or email our office for information on filing a claim.
Available 24/7 for all Meningitis Infections Cases (Maryland and Nationwide), call (410) 694-7291. Contact the Maryland Meningitis Lawsuit Hotline at (410) 694-7291 immediately to learn your rights and join the other patients in ensuring this never happens again. All information is confidential and there is no fee if no recovery from the drug maker.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reporting that as of October 10, 2012, 12 people have died in the U.S.. after receiving the steroid injections produced by drug manufacturer; New England Compounding Center (NECC).
Fungus-Infected Steroid Injection Deaths in Maryland
It is now being reported that at least 1 person has died in Maryland from the fungus-infected steroid injection they received in their spine. If you need a lawyer in Maryland to review your steroid injection from one of the locations that received the drug, contact our office today and our doctors will determine if your injection was infected.
Manufacturer Supplied Infected Steroid Injections to Maryland Health Centers
The supplier and manufacturer of the drug, The New England Compounding Center (NECC) is the company that has already recalled all of their products and has been linked by the CDC as the suppliers of the infection injections.
CDC Reports Deaths and Illness from Steroid Injections
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is now reporting that 11 people have died and at least 119 are sick from the fungus infection injections. It is also been reported that at least one person in Maryland has died from the steroid injection received at one of the 7 locations that were shipped the infected drug.
What is a Drug Compounding Center?
A compounding center is a company, like NECC, that repackages a drug in a smaller dosage or sells the drug in a different formula that treats a specific condition. In this instance, the drugs sold to medical providers in the U.S. were an altered or reduced dosage drug that was infected with a fungus.
The compound that was sold by NECC is called methylprednisolone acetate and was sold to 75 clinics in 23 states.
What Facilities in Maryland Were Shipped the Fungus-Contaminated Steroids?
- Baltimore Pain Management, Baltimore, Maryland
- Berlin Interventional Pain Management, Berlin, Maryland
- Box Hill Surgery Center, Abingdon, Maryland
- Greenspring Surgery Center, Baltimore, Maryland
- Harford County ASC, LLC, Edgewood, Maryland
- Pain Medicine Specialists, Towson, Maryland
- Surgcenter of Bel Air, Bel Air, Maryland
As of October 10, 2012, the CDC is reporting that Maryland has had 9 cases of sick patients and 1 death.
If you were a patient of one of these facilities and you received an injection of steroid between May 21, 2012 and October 1, 2012, contact the meningitis steroid lawsuit attorneys at (410) 694-7291 for a free consultation.
Where Can I find the Medical Providers that were Shipped Infected Steroids from NECC?
The CDC has set up a site that provides the names of each facility that received the steroids, follow this link to the CDC Map site.
If you cannot make it to the office, we are able to overnight a packet of information as well as our claim forms that will allow our office to investigate your case and proceed with a lawsuit against the drug manufacturer. Call today for a steroid meningitis lawsuit packet, (410) 694-7291.
Who Regulates Compounding Centers in the U.S.?
The compounding centers in the U.S.. are not overseen by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), instead they are regulated by each state where the compounding center is located. There are about 3,000 compounding centers in the U.S.., that number has dramatically risen since 2000 when there were virtually none.
Do You Believe You Received an Injection of Infected Steroids?
If you believe that you received an injection of the tainted steroids, you should contact your primary healthcare provider as soon as possible and schedule an appointment for a review. It is now believed that the incubation period may be longer than originally thought. The experts are saying that that is may take 6 to 42 days for signs of the infection to present itself.
How Many Vials of the Steroid were Shipped?
It is estimated by NECC that it shipped 17,676 vials of the tainted steroid.
Will this be a Class Action Lawsuit Against New England Compounding Center (NECC)?
At this time a class has not been defined and there have been no decisions by the Courts to form a class action lawsuit. That is why it is so important to contact an attorney that has the ability to use the power of so many affected patients to force the drug maker to compensate each patient and ensure that compounding centers do not cut corners in the future.
What is the Steroid Meningitis Lawsuit?
The claim against the drug maker for the steroid meningitis lawsuit will seek to compensate each patient, as many at 13,000, that have been affected by the fungus infected drug sold by NECC to health centers across the U.S. If you have been infected by the steroid meningitis injection, contact the office today to discuss your rights and join other patients in seeking compensation. All information is confidential and there is no fee if no recovery.
Lawyers Handling Lawsuit Against Drug Maker for Meningitis Steroids
Contact the meningitis lawsuit attorneys at the Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice, Jr., LLC, at (410) 694-7291. Their attorneys will review your case to determine if you receive one of the tainted fungus steroid injections and make the drug maker pay for any damages, including pain and suffering.
Lawyers for Death From Meningitis Steroid Injections
Has a loved one died from an infection brought on by meningitis? Contact our office to file a wrongful death claim against the drug maker for the death. Our lawyers have been assisting clients for years with their medical malpractice, products liability and wrongful death claims. Contact the office today at (410) 694-7291 for a free review and let our help stop this from ever happening again.
Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice, Jr., LLC, is a Baltimore, Maryland based law firm that helps clients resolve their difficult legal issues. Let our experience go to work for you and ensure the proper and just outcome for your meningitis lawsuit.
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