EXT VIDEO: MN Woman Discusses Lawsuit Over Tainted Steroid, Timing

Updated: 10/12/2012 6:26 PM KSTP.com By: Scott Theisen

A Minnesota woman is taking on the drug company that made tainted steroids linked to a national outbreak.

She's the first to file a lawsuit as she waits to find out if she has fungal meningitis. But the timing of her lawsuit is raising some questions.

Barbe Puro was supposed to begin serving a five-year prison sentence after pleading guilty to wire fraud, but now because of her poor health she's still in her own house in Savage. In addition to prison, she faces a $5 million payback to her victims.  ... Read more

Puro spoke with KSTP Friday about her health, her lawsuit and the timing.