News - Indiana Supreme Court Denies State's NECC Appeal
The Indiana Supreme Court today, February 16, entered an order denying the petition filed by the State of Indiana Patient Compensation Fund appealing the decision of the Indiana Court of Appeals, which held that claims against state clinics regarding their use of contaminated NECC products were governed by Indiana's Medical Malpractice Act. Click here to see a copy of the order. This was the position argued by Foley & Small on behalf of their clients on claims brought against OSMC and the South Bend Clinic.
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.