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Meningitis cases against New England Compounding Center, sent back to Massachusetts Court

The Tennessee Meningitis Litigation continues. As it does so, we have also been staying on top of litigation in surrounding states. According to information about two cases, having the cases back in the state court will give the clients involved in the lawsuits a clear advantage. According to state court…

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Meningitis Outbreak makes 23 Tennessee Residents Sick in Two Weeks

We have been moving forward with litigation surrounding the Tennessee Fungal Meningitis Outbreak. Unfortunately, it appears that there may be more tragic cases that have yet to be diagnosed. According to Tennessee Health Commissioner, Dr. John Dreyzehner, fungal infections are up twenty-seven percent in Tennessee after rechecking new illness updates…

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Updates on Tennessee Meningitis Lawsuits

The litigation surrounding the tragic Tennessee Meningitis Cases is quickly escalating. Our office represents several families that have been impacted by what appears to be the negligent and even reckless conduct of the Massachusetts-based New England Compounding Center. As the cases move forward we all will be searching for answers…

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Tennessee Among Hardest Hit by Fungal Meningitis Outbreak

Our Tennessee law office has filed and is investigating other fungal meningitis cases in Middle Tennessee. It is apparent that Tennessee has been among the hardest hit by the fungal meningitis outbreak and, by extension, Tennessee Courts will likely be among the most active in handling and addressing these types…

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Rare meningitis cases up to 26 in 5 states, 4 have died

The tragic impact of the fungal meningitis outbreaks continue to touch our fellow Tennesseans. It appears that the matter has also now developed into a national health crisis causing twenty-six people to become sick and four of them dying in five states after they received spinal injections with contaminated medicine…

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Medical Negligence Caused Infant’s Erb’s Palsy According to Lawsuit

In a recent case, Daniela Griffin was admitted into the Medical Center on December 30, 2009 to give birth to her son; Christopher Griffin Jr. Obstetrician Dr. Coupet was overseeing the delivery. In the middle of delivery, a complication known as “shoulder dystocia” occurred. This means that the baby’s shoulder…

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Chiropractor’s Failure to Conduct Safety Tests Results in a Stroke for a Patient

In a recent case, the plaintiff claims that the defendant’s chiropractor failed to perform proper tests on the plaintiff to make sure it was safe for them to have cervical manipulations performed on them. The defendant chiropractor in this case denies that they were negligent and claims that all care…

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If a Chiropractor “Cracks your Neck”, can it Cause a Stroke?

In Tennessee and all across the country, many people may experience pain or discomfort in their necks and they often seek treatment from a chiropractor for these injuries. As treatment often chiropractors will perform a “neck manipulation or neck neck adjustment” This process often includes “cracking the patients neck”. We…

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Tennessee Legislation Makes Emergency Rooms Accountability-Free

A bill introduced in the Tennessee legislature specifically allows hospitals and doctors to provide negligent medical care in Tennessee emergency rooms. Unless a patient could prove gross negligence, a standard just short of criminal behavior, there would be no accountability or protection. The legislation is sponsored by Rep. Glen Casada…