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    Hepworth Holzer, LLP

    Meningitis Outbreak Lawyers | Serving Emmett, ID

    Meningitis Outbreak Lawyers | Serving Emmett, ID

  • Rossman Law Group, PLLC

    Meningitis Outbreak Lawyers | Serving Emmett, ID

    Meningitis Outbreak Lawyers | Serving Emmett, ID

  • Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.

    Meningitis Outbreak Lawyers | Serving Emmett, ID

    Meningitis Outbreak Lawyers | Serving Emmett, ID

  • Scanlan Griffiths Aldridge + Nickels

    Meningitis Outbreak Lawyers | Serving Emmett, ID

    Meningitis Outbreak Lawyers | Serving Emmett, ID

  • Quane Jones McColl

    Meningitis Outbreak Lawyers | Serving Emmett, ID

    Meningitis Outbreak Lawyers | Serving Emmett, ID

  • The Phoinix Law Firm, PLLC

    Meningitis Outbreak Lawyers | Serving Emmett, ID

    Meningitis Outbreak Lawyers | Serving Emmett, ID

  • Stoel Rives LLP

    Meningitis Outbreak Lawyers | Serving Emmett, ID

    Meningitis Outbreak Lawyers | Serving Emmett, ID

  • Holland & Hart LLP

    Meningitis Outbreak Lawyers | Serving Emmett, ID

    Meningitis Outbreak Lawyers | Serving Emmett, ID

  • Mahoney Law, PLLC

    Meningitis Outbreak Lawyers | Serving Emmett, ID

    Meningitis Outbreak Lawyers | Serving Emmett, ID

  • Elam & Burke, PA

    Meningitis Outbreak Lawyers | Serving Emmett, ID

    Meningitis Outbreak Lawyers | Serving Emmett, ID

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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 an Emmett 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.

What sort of issues can I seek legal help with?

Specialized legal help is available for most legal issues. Each case is unique; seeking legal help is a smart first step toward understanding your legal situation and seeking the best path toward resolution for your case. An experienced lawyer understands the local laws surrounding your case and what your best legal options might be. More importantly, there are certain situations and circumstances – such as being charged with a crime – where you should always seek experienced legal help.

The Importance of a Good Consultation

The goal of an initial consultation is to find an attorney you are comfortable working with and someone who can help you understand your options under the law. Seek to understand the relevant legal experience the attorney brings to your case. While it is not realistic to expect an attorney to resolve your legal issue during an initial consultation, you should gain a level of comfort with his/her ability to do so. A good consultation can clarify issues, raise pertinent questions and considerations for your case, and help you make an informed decision towards resolving your legal issue.

How will an attorney charge me?

A reputable attorney will be very upfront about how he/she will charge you. The three most common fee structures that attorneys use to charge for their services are:

  • Bill by the hour
  • Contingent fee agreement
  • Flat fee agreement

Depending on your specific legal situation, it’s possible that only one type of fee structure is available. For instance, criminal defense attorneys almost always bill by the hour. In a flat fee arrangement, an attorney accepts a one-time payment to help you resolve your issue. With a contingent fee agreement, the client pays little to nothing upfront and the attorney receives a percentage of the money recovered if you win your case.

Common legal terms explained

Pro se – This Latin term refers to representing yourself in court instead of hiring professional legal counsel. Pro se representation can occur in either criminal or civil cases.

Statute – Refers to a law created by a legislative body. For example, the laws enacted by Congress are statutes.

Subject matter jurisdiction – Requirement that a particular court have authority to hear the claim based on the specific type of issue brought to the court. For example, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court only has subject matter jurisdiction over bankruptcy filings, therefore it does not have the authority to render binding judgment over other types of cases, such as divorce.

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