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1st Circ. Sends 3 More Meningitis Pharmacists To Trial

Law360, Boston (January 12, 2018, 9:37 PM EST) -- The First Circuit on Friday decided federal prosecutors can move forward with charges against three former pharmacists who allegedly prescribed drugs to “Wonder Woman,” “Chester Cheeto,” “Filet O'fish” and other fake patients from a Massachusetts compounding facility linked to a fatal meningitis outbreak.

The appellate court found that a lower court judge unwittingly took sides on facts in the case, which can only be decided at trial, and should not have dismissed charges against former New England Compounding Center employees Alla Stepanets, Michelle Thomas and Kathy...
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