Judge Approves Lien Settlement In Fungal Meningitis MDL; Federal Approval Pending
Mealey's (August 25, 2016, 10:30 AM EDT) -- BOSTON — The Massachusetts federal judge overseeing the fungal meningitis multidistrict litigation on Aug. 24 approved a Medicare lien settlement agreement even though the U.S. Justice Department is still considering whether to approve the pact (In Re: New England Compounding Pharmacy, Inc. Products Liability Litigation, MDL Docket No. 2419, No. 13-md-2419, D. Mass.).
(Order available. Document #28-160901-007R.)
Judge Rya W. Zobel of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts approved a final version of the lien settlement submitted Aug. 23 by plaintiffs’ lead counsel...