Over 170 patients who were injected with the New England Compounding Center steroid injection have contracted fungal meningitis and fourteen have died.
Online PR News – 16-October-2012 – Champaign, IL – The safety and health of our family and friends is a concern we all hold. It is this reason that companies should extensively test their products before offering them to patients. Medications and treatment options come with many risks; contamination with a potentially deadly disease should not have to be one of them.
Anyone who has been injured or experienced pain or other symptoms due to the contaminated New England Compounding Center steroid injections has the right to seek compensation for the pain and discomfort they have unduly suffered. The New England Compounding Center steroid injection injury attorneys of Spiros Law, P.C., are ready to help anyone who has suffered because of this egregious pharmaceutical error.
Possible Complications of Contaminated Steroid Injections
Over 170 patients who were injected with the New England Compounding Center steroid injection have contracted fungal meningitis and fourteen have died. Patients who have received the New England Compounding Center steroid injection should be aware of the symptoms which can occur within one to four weeks after the injection:
• Numbness or weakness
• New or worsening headaches
• Slurred speech
• Changes to the skin or tissue surrounding the injection site
• Stiff neck
Before affected individuals sign anything with the company in question or say anything to their attorneys, it is in their interest to speak with an attorney immediately.
The New England Compounding Center steroid injection injury lawyers of Spiros Law, P.C., are dedicated to serving the victims of pharmaceutical defects, and can help anyone affected by this dangerous injection pursue compensation for a contaminated injection. Contact them at 217-328-2828 to learn more.