Meningitis Outbreak Victims Say The Federal Government Is Holding Up Their Awards

(August 2, 2016, 12:58 PM EDT) -- BOSTON — Saying their claims under the meningitis outbreak settlement are being held up by the federal government delay, 154 Virginia plaintiffs on Aug. 1 asked the New England Compounding Center (NECC) multidistrict litigation court to order the tort trustee to make distributions without delay, to give the federal government a deadline for a lien agreement and to order the trustee to stop imposing other lien requirements on the claimants (In Re: New England Compounding Pharmacy, Inc. Products Liability Litigation, MDL Docket No. 2419, No. 13-md-2419,...
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