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The MSBA's Food Drug & Device Law Section Presents


The Fungal Meningitis Whodunit:
Who’s at fault, who pays, and what is the likely outcome?

A nationwide outbreak of fungal meningitis associated with spinal injections has impacted hundreds of patients, led to at least 30 deaths, and captured extensive media coverage. The contaminated drug was produced by a non-FDA-registered facility in Massachusetts. Please join us at this interactive program where Cody Wiberg, the Executive Director of the Minnesota State Board of Pharmacy and local attorneys, including corporate law attorney, Jonathan Eisenberg and plaintiff’s attorney, Elliot Olsen, will discuss this complex and evolving matter. This program will address how compounding pharmacies are regulated in Minnesota, discuss what happened in Massachusetts, and how the supply chain played a role in this disaster. Other legal issues like how bankruptcy might play a role, prospective litigation and state court action will also be discussed.


Jonathan Eisenberg, The General Counsel Ltd

Elliot Olsen, PritzkerOlsen PA

Cody Wiberg, Executive Director, Minnesota Board of Pharmacy

1.5 hours of Standard CLE credits approved .
The event code is 173947.

Teleconferencing or webcasting will not be available.



Date:   Thursday, November 29, 2012

Time:  8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Registration and breakfast will begin at 7:30 a.m. The CLE program will start at 8:00 a.m.

Location: DoubleTree Minneapolis-Park Place
1500 Park Place Blvd Minneapolis, MN 55416 [Directions/Map]

Food Drug & Device Law Section Member:  $25.00

Join the Food Drug & Device Law Section and attend this meeting for FREE (You must be a current MSBA member but not a section member. Pay the 12-month section dues and your membership will expire on June 30, 2013.): $28.00

MSBA Member But Not A Food Drug & Device Law Section Member:  $30.00

Non-MSBA Members:  $35.00

Law Students:  Free

Cancellation Policy:
Refunds will be processed for cancellation requests received in writing on or before noon on the registration deadline. Requests should be directed to the event contact person listed at the bottom of this notice. Cancellation requests received after this time are not eligible for refunds. You may send a colleague in your place if you are unable to join us and the registration deadline has passed.