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The 74 year old McMinnville great-grandmother died September 18th after contracting Meningitis.
"This is wrong. Any way you look at it it's wrong," said longtime friend Eva Lee.
Lee says Bryant was trying to get rid of some back pain when she received her third steroid injection at a Saint Thomas clinic in August.
Bryant told friends that injection hurt worse than the others.
The 74 year old died September 18th before doctors had even identified the meningitis outbreak.
"She was a tough girl. She could fight a lot of battles and if she'd had a little chance she would've won this battle," said Lee.
Bryant's husband filed a $50 million lawsuit against the New England Compounding Center that produced the injection.
Health officials believe the pharmacy's injections were tainted with mold.
Attorney Michael Galligan says he doesn't expect to collect anywhere near $50 million if he wins the lawsuit.
State laws restrict damage collections to around 1 to 2 million dollars in cases like this.
Galligan says the family is suing for $50 million to make a statement.
"That amount of damages is a statement of the frustration and the broken heart," said Galligan. "Those caps protect a company like this company from Massachusetts and they shouldn't. My client doesn't want them protected. They didn't protect his wife."
Monday, October 22 2012, 09:34 PM CDT
Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert at country fest
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By CHEVEL JOHNSON Associated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- The sounds of country music take over the City of Baton Rouge as the Bayou Country Superfest brings some of the genre's biggest names to LSU's Tiger Stadium for a Memorial Day holiday jamfest.
Headlining Saturday are Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Darius Rucker and Aaron Lewis, the former frontman for rock band Staind. The two-day festival concludes Sunday with performances by Zac Brown Band, Luke Bryan and The Band Perry.
Festival producer Quint Davis says the talent and free fan fest held before the nightly concerts help to entice attendees. In its fourth year, the festival drew 75,000 people last year.
Visit Baton Rouge executive vice president Renee Areng says Superfest has encouraged people to travel to Baton Rouge on a traditionally sleepy weekend.
US durable goods orders rise 3.3 percent in April
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. orders for long-lasting manufactured goods rebounded in April, buoyed by more demand for military and civilian aircraft and an increase in business investment.
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AP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) -- When the Dow first crossed 14,000, investors were overjoyed. ...
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