Judge Dismisses 2 Claims, Saves 1 In Fungal Meningitis Infection Lawsuit

(July 14, 2016, 1:41 PM EDT) -- BOSTON — A Massachusetts federal judge overseeing the meningitis outbreak multidistrict litigation on July 13 dismissed implied warranty claims against a doctor and pain clinic but allowed a plaintiff’s state consumer protection claims to continue (In Re: New England Compounding Pharmacy, Inc. Products Liability Litigation, MDL Docket No. 2419, No. 13-md-2419, Craig Simas v. New England Compounding Pharmacy, Inc., et al., No. 13-10943, D. Mass.).

(Order available. Document #28-160728-001R.)

In 2012, Craig Simas received an injection of methylprednisolone acetate (MPA) from Abdul R. Barakat, M.D., and...
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