Top South Lake Tahoe Meningitis Outbreak Lawyers Near You

Rosenthal & Kreeger LLP

Meningitis Outbreak Lawyer | Serving South Lake Tahoe, CA

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916-677-4979

Providing a Culture of Excellence, Compassion and Integrity

The Ward Firm

Meningitis Outbreak Lawyer | Serving South Lake Tahoe, CA

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916-860-7301

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Justin L. Ward, Attorney At Law is an experienced Personal Injury Attorney who will fight to get just compensation for your injuries. As a former attorney for a major national insurance company, he knows how insurance companies evaluate cases. That knowledge has helped Justin get good settlements for his clients. Mr. Ward has also taken several personal injury cases to …

Arata, Swingle & Van Egmond

Meningitis Outbreak Lawyer | Serving South Lake Tahoe, CA

209-252-0174

60+ Years’ Experience in Helping Clients with Their Legal Needs.

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Hann Law Firm

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Phoong Law Corp

Meningitis Outbreak Lawyer | Serving South Lake Tahoe, CA

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"When Something Goes Wrong, Call Anh Phoong."

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South Lake Tahoe Meningitis Outbreak Information

2012 Meningitis Outbreak Legal Recourse

In 2102 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported an outbreak of fungal meningitis linked to tainted steroid injections. Several hundred cases have been reported and many people have died. If you have contracted fungal meningitis, contact a South Lake Tahoe attorney today. You may be entitled to compensation for your pain and suffering.

Meningitis Outbreak Linked to Steroid Used to Treat Back Pain

The 2012 meningitis outbreak is linked to injections of methylprednisolone acetate, used to treat back and joint pain. The disease is diagnosed through a spinal tap. The fluid drawn from the spine is examined for signs of the disease, which can be treated with intravenous antifungal medications. The tainted steroids were recalled, but new cases of the disease may still be reported.

How an Attorney Can Help

An attorney can often resolve your particular legal issue faster and better than trying to do it alone. A lawyer can help you navigate the legal system, while avoiding costly mistakes or procedural errors. You should seek out an attorney whose practice focuses on the area of law most relevant to your issue.

Tips on Approaching an Initial Attorney Consultation

  • Use the consultation as a means of gaining a better understanding of your legal situation.
  • Ask the attorney how many cases similar to yours he/she has handled. An attorney's experience and knowledge can speak to their expertise (or lack of) in addressing your situation.
  • Your attorney should be able to articulate roughly how long a case like yours will take to resolve and what sort of procedures to expect.
  • Determine how comfortable you are working with the lawyer and/or law firm.

Tips on Hiring an Experienced Lawyer with Meningitis Outbreak Cases

The more experienced a lawyer is in legal practice, the more likely he/she will be able to bring about a successful resolution to your issue. Since experience matters, lawyers who've been practicing law for many years (with a successful track record) tend to be in high demand. You should look for information about a lawyer's experience and ask questions during the initial meeting. It's a very good idea to ask the lawyer how many years he/she has been practicing law and the expected outcome of your case.

Common legal terms explained

Plaintiff - a person or party who brings a lawsuit against another person(s) or party/parties in a court of law. Private persons or parties can only file suit in civil court.

Judgment - A decision of the court. Also known as a decree or order. Judgments handed down by the court are usually binding on the parties before the court.

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