Meningitis Plaintiffs Face Uphill Battle If Pharmacy Fails

Law360, New York (October 12, 2012, 9:33 PM EDT) -- New England Compounding Center was hit Thursday with the first in an expected torrent of lawsuits over a deadly meningitis outbreak tied to a steroid it made, but the pharmacy's precarious financial future may lead plaintiffs to seek a payout from its insurers, distributors and suppliers, attorneys say.

A woman who allegedly received the steroid behind the outbreak launched a suit against the Massachusetts-based pharmacy in Minnesota federal court, on behalf of a proposed class of Minnesota residents who were injected with the steroid from June...
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