Recent news from New Jersey state officials has 4 more cases of Fungal meningitis being reported from the tainted steriod epidural shots.
The 4 new cases are of 3 women and 1 man. One woman from Salem County got her steriod epidural injection on September 20th, another woman had hers on July 25th. The 3rd woman a 77 year old woman from Atlantic City got her shot August 22nd. The man got his injection September 6th in Cumberland County.
Officials reports that more than 600 people in the state got the epidural shot and according to the CDC the following clinics were the ones who received the tainted Methylprednisolone Acetate:
CENTRAL JERSEY ORTHOPEDICS SPECIALISTS PC in SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ
EDISON SURGICAL CENTER in EDISON, NJ
IF PAIN ASSOCIATES / ISAIAH FLORENCE in TEANECK, NJ
PREMIER ORTHOPEDICS SURG. ASSOC., LLC in VINELAND, NJ
COMPREHENSIVE PAIN MANAGEMENT in SPARTA, NJ
SOUTH JERSEY HEALTH CARE in ELMER, NJ
SOUTH JERSEY HEALTHCARE in VINELAND, NJ
Most of the patients have been notified of their risk and are asked to watch for meningitis symptoms such as: severe headaches, numbness, fever, nausea, vomiting, problems with speech, stiff neck, and tissue or skin changes in areas close to the injection location.
If you have been diagnosed with Fungal Meningitis in New Jersey due to a tainted epidural steroid injection shot, then you contact the Grossman Law Firm today at 1-877-996-5529 for a free and confidential consultation explaining your legal options.