Q I was infected with fungal meningitis from a steroid injection. What should I do?
If you live in the state of Virginia and have been infected with fungal meningitis from a steroid injection we may be able to help you. Investigators have been able to link three batches of the shots made by New England Compounding Company of Framingham, MA to the outbreak, including evidence that the medicine may have been tainted with fungus. 14,000 people are believed to have received this drug. Federal officials believe that the contaminated medication has killed 19 people and infected 247 others. Of these cases, 2 deaths and 41 illnesses occurred in Virginia, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports. According to the Associated Press, similar state and federal suits have been filed in New Jersey, Minnesota and Tennessee. If you, or someone you know, has been infected with fungal meningitis from a steroid injection call us at 434-688-0899 or email us at email@example.com to discuss your legal options.