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Andrews Thornton Higgins Razmara Hand-Delivers NECC Bankruptcy Claims

In order to guarantee proper and timely filing of over 150 claims in the New England Compounding Center (NECC) bankruptcy, attorneys John C. Thornton and Karren Schaeffer opted to go…

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New Law Helps Ensure Compounding Pharmacy Safety

The FDA has implemented a new law concerning compounding pharmacies that is designed to protect consumers from dangerous and unsafe compounded drugs.  This comes as welcome news in light of…

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Part II – NECC’s Bankruptcy: Fighting to Build a Global Settlement to Adequately Compensate Mass Tort Victims

NECC, responsible for the manufacture of contaminated steroids that have caused an epidemic of fungal meningitis and other infections, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in December 2012. The CDC has…

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Part I – NECC’s Bankruptcy: The Fight to Build a Global Settlement to Adequately Compensate Mass Tort Victims

Robert, who was enjoying his retirement, began suffering from neck pain following surgery in 2010. On September 26, 2012, he received an injection of methylprednisolone acetate at a clinic near…

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U.S. Bankruptcy Court Sets Deadline for Submitting Claims in NECC Chapter 11 Proceeding

Yesterday, Judge Henry J. Boroff of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court of the Eastern District of Massachusetts entered an Order setting the Bar Date (deadline) for submitting claims in the Chapter…

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Sick and Undiagnosed: MRI Study Identifies Additional Infections Associated with NECC Steroid Injections

Almost a year after the multistate outbreak of fungal meningitis prompted New England Compounding Center (NECC)—the manufacturer of methylprednisolone acetate, an injectable steroid—to recall all of its drugs, the healthcare…

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