Dangerous Drugs

What is a Toxic Tort?

A toxic tort is a particular type of personal injury lawsuit in which the injured person claims that his or her exposure to a chemical caused their injury or disease. People are typically exposed to a chemical substance from either pharmaceuticals, consumer products, from toxic substances in the environment or the home, or from chemical […]

Steroid Product Recalled Due to Meningitis Contamination

Earlier this week, a compounding pharmacy recalled a spinal steroid injection after the Food and Drug Administration discovered fungal meningitis in containers of the product. New England Compounding Center, a company that mixes specialized varieties of medicines, recalled its methylprednisolone acetate, along with a number of other products, after an outbreak of a rare type […]