News - Oral Argument Set in NECC/OSMC/SBC State Court Litigation
The briefing in the NECC state court litigation in Indiana has been completed. Oral argument has been set by the Indiana Court of Appeals for October 19 in Indianapolis. The issue on appeal is whether state trial court rulings in St. Joseph County and Elkhart county that the Indiana Medical Malpractice Act applies to plaintiff/patient claims against OSMC and the South Bend Clinic. Foley & Small represents more than 80 persons in Indiana and southwest MIchigan who received contaminated epidural injections administered by OSMC in Elkhart and the South Bend Clinic and purchased from the New England Compounding Center. Attached is the appellate brief prepared on behalf of the clients of Foley & Small and other claimants in Indiana who suffered injury or death as a result of receiving the contaminated injections.
St. Jude Medical Defibrillator Recall
FDA has identified this as a Class I recall, the most serious type of recall. Use of these devices may cause serious injuries or death.
NECC Second Payments Expected This Summer
Tort Trustee Reports Payment Expectation at MDL Status Conference
Final NECC Victims' MDL Payments Due By Summer
The second and final payments to victims of the 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak should come this summer and the underlying court case should be nearing final resolution by August.
Cadden Guilty in NECC Criminal Trial
NECC owner Barry Cadden guilty on racketeering and fraud claims
What is Mass Tort Litigation?
Often seen with defective drugs or medical implants.