UPDATE 11/16/16: On Wednesday, November 16, 2016, Judge Julio L. Mendez, of the Superior Court of New Jersey, granted GMS Law’s motion to certify as a class action the Complaint filed in February on behalf of its clients against Shore Medical Center and its former employee, Frederick McLeish. The Complaint, alleges claims of negligence and fraud on behalf of all those who may have been exposed. GMS Law is currently awaiting an additional order from Judge Mendez, setting forth the manner in which all class members are to be notified of this class action. Upon receipt of that additional order, those class members will be notified as soon as possible. In the interim, discovery demands for information will be served on both Shore Medical Center and Frederick McLeish.
UPDATE 4/11/16 (6:00PM): Case against former Shore hospital pharmacist "complex," his attorney says. READ MORE+
UPDATE 3/7/16 (4:36PM): Court postponed for phrarmacist accused of tampering with morphine
On Thursday, February 25, 2016 it was made public that more than 200 Shore Medical Center patients received letters, indicating that they may have been exposed to HIV, Hepatitis B or Hepatitis C, between June 1, 2013 and September 17, 2014.
On Friday, February 26, 2016, GMS Law filed a putative class action on behalf of its clients against Shore Medical Center and its former employee, Frederick McLeish. This class action comes on the heels of notices sent out by Shore Medical Center on February 16, 2016. The Complaint, filed in the Superior Court of New Jersey by GMS Law attorneys Michael Mackler and Mark Pfeffer, alleges claims of negligence and violation of the Pure Food and Drug Act on behalf of all those who may have been exposed. GMS Law is currently investigating the full scope of those who may have been exposed and whether there was any delay by Shore Medical Center in notifying affected patients.
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