News - Foley & Small Files Fungal Meningitis Claims

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Foley & Small has filed cases on behalf of five clients who tested positive for fungal meningitis after having been injected with a contaminated epidural steroid product manufactured by the New England Compounding Center. The cases were filed with the Elkhart County Superior Court. Each client was a patient at OSMC where they had received the epidural injection. The clients were notified of having been injected with a contaminated product in early October. They developed symptoms indicative of having become infected it were seen in the emergency room at Elkhart General Hospital, where spinal tap procedures were undertaken to determine whether they were positive for the infection.   Having tested positive, each client was hospitalized for several days to receive dosage of anti-fungal medications.

A variety of claims are being asserted on behalf of each client, including claims for negligence, breach of warranty, strict liability, punitive damages and a claim for ongoing medical monitoring.

Foley & Small will be filing additional claims in Elkhart and also in South Bend on behalf of clients who receive the contaminated epidural injections.

If you are loved one have been victimized by such a contaminated injection, contact Foley & Small.


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