March 20, 2018 / 9:56 PM / a month ago

Patients in 2012 meningitis outbreak can't get restitution - judge

March 20 -

A federal judge on Tuesday ruled that patients injected with tainted drugs produced by a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy are not entitled to recover restitution from a pharmacist convicted on racketeering and fraud charges stemming from the 2012 outbreak.

U.S. District Judge Richard Stearns in Boston largely rejected the prosecution’s request to have Glenn Chin pay $82 million to cover the expenses incurred in relation to 379 patients injected with New England Compounding Center’s drugs.

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