News - Court Approves NECC Agreement for Resolution of Medicare Liens
Good news for Foley & Small NECC clients! At a hearing on August 24, 2016, the District Court in Massachusetts heard from Lead Counsel for the Plaintiffs Steering Committee and counsel from the United States Department of Justice (“DOJ”) on behalf of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”). They reported an agreement had been reached on resolution of the Medicare liens. A copy of that agreement can be seen by clicking MEDICARE LIEN AGREEMENT. Judge Rya Zobel approved the agreement.
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.