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Tennessee Fungal Meningitis Attorney | Pharmacy drug error and malpractice

Tennessee Fungal Meningitis Attorney | Pharmacy drug error and malpractice Our Pharmaceutical Malpractice Law Firm is dedicated to protecting the rights of individuals who have suffered serious injuries form defective dangerous pharmacist practices. If you have contracted fungal meningitis from a defectively manufactured or compounded drug contact our legal help line to be connected directly to one of our attorneys. Recent Fungal Meningitis outbreak: Over 13,000 Americans have obtained epidural steroid injection treatment which may have been contaminated with the deadly fungus that has claimed a number of lives over the past week. Reports show that there have been over 400 instances of illness associated with the steroid injection and dozens of reported fatalities. According to the most recent reports close to 100 individuals in the state of Tennessee have been infected with the dangerous disease resulting in over a dozen deaths. What are some major signs and symptoms of fungal meningitis There can be numerous signs and symptoms of fungal meningitis. If you or a loved one are experiencing any of the symptoms described below seek medical attention immediately. The most common symptoms of fungal meningitis are as follows:
  • Worsening headache
  • Pain or redness at the injection site
  • Neck stiffness
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • High fever
  • General Muscle weakness or numbness and paralysis of the limbs
  • Difficulty balancing
  • Slurred speech
  • Sensitivity to light
  • Cognitive and Personality changes including Confusion
Filing a Fungal Meningitis Lawsuits in Tennessee The families and relatives of victims who have died as a result of a fungal meningitis infection caused by the negligent acts of others are entitled to compensation for the death of their loved ones. Under Tennessee Wrongful death statutes the “decedent’s survivors are only asserting the decedent’s right of action on behalf of the decedent.” Recovery for your injuries – Tennessee Drug Defect Injury Attorneys If you have been infected with fungal meningitis due to pharmacy malpractice or defective drugs you are entitled to recovery for all your losses including:
  • All hospitalization and medical costs
  • All future medical costs and rehabilitation costs
  • Los waged loss of income
  • Pain and Suffering resulting from the infection
  • Mental anguish and trauma including post traumatic stress, depression, and anxiety disorders
  • Punitive Damages – where possible
If you have any further questions regarding your legal right to peruse civil litigation against manufacturers of steroidal medication including New England Compounding Center contact our attorneys. (855)385-2529

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