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Hospital To Face Some Claims In Last Meningitis MDL Case

Law360 (February 7, 2018, 5:35 PM EST) -- In the final case in multidistrict litigation over a deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak, a Maryland surgery center must face negligence claims from the estate of a deceased woman, but can’t be held liable for punitive damages, a Massachusetts federal judge ruled Wednesday.

U.S. District Judge Rya W. Zobel granted Box Hill Surgery Center LLC’s motion for summary judgment on a Massachusetts consumer protection claim and a request for punitive damages in a wrongful death dispute between Box Hill; the doctor who administered treatment, Dr. Ritu Bhambhani; and...
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In Re: New England Compounding Pharmacy, Inc. Products Liability Litigation


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1:13-md-02419

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Massachusetts

Nature of Suit

Personal Injury: Health Care/Pharmaceutical Personal Injury Product Liability

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Rya W. Zobel

Date Filed

February 14, 2013

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