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Memorial Service for West First Responders

Yesterday, Robert Luke and I viewed the memorial service for West first responders from downtown West with several community leaders and survivors. I was touched by the heartfelt sympathy everyone in the community and nation feels for those that gave their lives to protect us all.  The City of West has bonded together to help each other…

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West Plant Explosion Lawsuit could involve other parties

West Plant Explosion Lawsuit At 8 p.m. on April 17, 2013, the town of West, Texas was devastated by a massive explosion at a West fertilizer plant.  The explosion leveled a four-block radius of homes and businesses and left more than 14 confirmed dead and another 200 injured.  Among the deceased are eleven first responders,…

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Pallimed Solutions, Inc. – possible source of fungal infections

Fungal Infections Likely following Pallimed Recall Pallimed Solutions, Inc. is based out of Woburn, Massachusetts and does business as Pallimed Pharmacy (Pallimed).  On March 25, 2013, Pallimed announced a recall of all sterile compounding products that the company had dispensed since January 1, 2013. The Massachusetts Board of Registration in Pharmacy — the authority responsible…

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Medprep Consulting, Inc.’s Nationwide Recall

​The Merman Law Firm is monitoring Medprep Consulting, Inc.’s recent recall to provide patients with up-to-date information about the serious sterility assurance concerns that prompted the nationwide recall. On March 20, 2013, Medprep Consulting, Inc. issued a voluntary nationwide recall of all lots of all products compounded at its Tinton Falls, New Jersey facility. The…

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Avastin Recalled by Clinical Specialties Compounding Pharmacy

Compounding pharmacies are under the probing scrutiny of the authorities lately. The FDA recently released another recall of all sterile products produced by Clinical Specialties, a compounding pharmacy based out of Georgia. The pharmacy’s safety practices were called into question after its original recall of repackaged Avastin was announced on March 18, 2013. Avastin is…

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New England Compounding Center Pharmacy

New England Compounding Center’s (NECC) history has been the driving force behind the mounting investigations of compounding pharmacies throughout the nation. NECC was a licensed compounding pharmacy that was eventually discovered to be producing and distributing drugs on a much larger scale than that of a traditional compounding pharmacy. It is now known that the…