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Meningitis Outbreak in Minnesota

MENINGITIS INFECTION MN LAWYER

The Rochlin Law Firm, Ltd. is handling cases for individuals injured in the meningitis outbreak associated with epidural steroid injections for back pain made by New England Compounding Center (NECC). As of today, 5 cases of meningitis have been confirmed in Minnesota. Nationally, more than 200 people have fallen ill and 15 have died in the outbreak.

Hundreds of people in MN had spinal injections with NECC steroids that may have been contaminated with dangerous fungus. The CDC has required spinal taps and other tests, which are painful and expensive, to check for infection. Many of these individuals have also been suffering from the emotional distress of having to wait to see if they contracted meningitis.

Two MN clinics received the NECC steroids:

-MAPS (Medical Advance Pain Clinic) — locations in Eden Prairie, Edina, Shakopee and Maple Grove.

-Minnesota Surgery Centers — in Edina and Maple Grove.

If you or a family member were adversely affected by an NECC steroid, please contact our office to discuss and speak with an attorney regarding compensation for a spinal tap and emotional distress. Our personal injury lawyers will gather your medical records and medical bills, any documentation of lost wages and other issues that arose because of this incident, and we will make sure you are fairly compensated.