Friday, November 30, 2012

Meningitis Lawsuits: Federal Judge Allows Meningitis Lawsuits Against New England Compounding Center (NECC) to Proceed Read more:

Published 8:50 p.m., Friday, November 30, 2012
 Bernstein Liebhard LLP continues to investigate meningitis lawsuits on behalf of alleged victims of NECC’s epidural steroid injections.
New York, New York (PRWEB) November 30, 2012
A federal judge in Massachusetts has ruled that meningitis lawsuits filed against the New England Compounding Center (NECC) may proceed, and said evidence in the cases must be preserved, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. In a decision announced yesterday, U.S. District Judge Dennis Saylor also said he would consolidate about a dozen meningitis lawsuits currently pending in federal court in Boston that have been filed by alleged victims of NECC epidural steroid injections. NECC had asked Judge Saylor to delay the cases in lieu of a decision next year by the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) on whether all federally-filed meningitis lawsuits pending against the company should be consolidated in a single federal court for pretrial proceeding. (Cole v. New England Compounding Pharmacy, 12- 12066,

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