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Wagner, Crawford, Gambill & Jungers

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Olsen & White, LLP

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Injured in Evansville? Protect Your Rights with Olsen & White. Call for a Free Attorney Consultation.

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No matter what has led you to seek out the services of a lawyer, you need someone to give you practical advice and counsel that is easy to understand. You need someone with experience handling your type of case and a record of success. Finally, you need someone who will guide you through the legal system and aggressively advocate for you until your case is resolved. Olsen …

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Timothy R. Hayes, Attorney at Law

Meningitis Outbreak Lawyer | Serving Vincennes, IN

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Have you been injured in Indiana? Your needs are important. Click here or call Tim Hayes for a free consultation.

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Put our 20 years of experience to work for your rights today. We know the ins and outs of your rights, and will aggressively seek the compensation that you deserve. Go with the a safe bet with the experts at Timothy R. Hayes, Attorney At Law and get the experience you need for positive personal injury outcomes. The costs associated with recovering from an injury are …

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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 Vincennes 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.

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In legal practice, experience matters. An experienced attorney will likely have handled issues similar to yours many, many times. Therefore, after listening to your situation, the attorney should have a reasonable idea of the time line for a case like yours and the likely resolution.

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An attorney consultation should provide you with enough information so that you can make an informed decision on whether to proceed with legal help.

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