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Contaminated steroid injections have caused an outbreak of fungal meningitis, a potentially fatal brain infection. The number of people who have become ill or died in the outbreak has been significant.. But there are other ways to contract meningitis. If it is not timely diagnosed and treated there can be horrible consequences including death.
It Is Important to Know That Meningitis Can Be Caused in a Variety of Ways and is Often Misdiagnosed
Meningitis can be defined as an infection causing inflammation of the spinal cord and brain. Many things can cause meningitis. It could be a virus or bacteria in addition to the fungul meningitis.
Meiningitis aka meningococcal illness can be misdiagnosed as something insignificant because early symptoms are close to the flu or other common viruses. If it is misdaignosed you may have legal rights to compensation. So if you think you have meningitis that was not timely diagnoses and have serious residual injury please call today for a free case consultation .
1-800-447-6549 is the number to call for a Free Claim consultation if your mengitis was not timely diagnosed and treated
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Questions about the Fungal Meningitis Outbreak
If you or someone you love has contracted meningitis after receiving a steroid injection, please talk to our injury and wrongful death attorney right away. Attorney Anthony Castelli, is available for a free conultation about your legal rights if you have contracted meningitis no matter what the cause.
Meningitis is inflammation of the lining of the brain and spinal cord. There are several causes of meningitis. Fungal meningitis is rare, and the cases resulting from contaminated steroid injections have presented with very mild symptoms and incubations periods both longer and shorter than normal.
The disease can be difficult to diagnose, with test results showing a false negative while the fungus hides in the spinal canal. There is no safe preventative medicine for patients who have been injected with potentially contaminated steroids. The drugs used to treat fungal meningitis are very toxic and can cause kidney and liver damage.
Meningitis can cause stroke and death. Those who survive can suffer permanent injuries including brain injury and paralysis.
If you have contracted meningitis and is was misdiagnosed or got a contaminated steroid injection, or lost a loved one you may be entitled to compensation for you losses including:
- Past, current, and future medical expenses
- Long term care
- Home health care
- End of life care
- Rehabilitation and therapy
- Past, current, and future lost income
- Lost earning capacity
- Pain and suffering
- Mental anguish
- Loss of the capacity to enjoy life
- Loss of consortium
- Wrongful death
Too many injury victims, and their loved ones, are hesitant to pursue a lawsuit because they think they cannot afford to hire an attorney. Please, do not let financial concerns hold you back from seeking just compensation. Your initial consultation with meningitis attorney Anthony Castelli is free of charge. If you choose to move forward Anthony represents you on a contingency fee basis. There are no attorney’s fees unless we recover compensation on your behalf.
If you or a loved one have been misdiagnosed or have contracted meningitis after receiving a steroid injection, or if you have lost a loved one due to any kind of meningitis , please contact meningitis attorney Anthony Castelli, and schedule your free consultation right away. You may be entitled to compensation which can pay for your medical care, lost income, pain and suffering, and more.
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