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Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuit: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Comments on Outcome of Nation’s Second Actos Lawsuit Trial
Date:9/27/2013

New York, New York (PRWEB) September 27, 2013

The nation’s second trial of an Actos bladder cancer lawsuit (http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/actos/Actos-Lawsuit.html) has concluded in Maryland state court, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to court documents, the jury hearing the case found that Takeda Pharmaceuticals failed to provide proper warnings regarding the association between Actos and bladder cancer to a man who died of the disease last year and awarded his family $1.7 million. But the judge presiding over the Actos lawsuit trial tossed out the verdict in accordance with Maryland law because the jury also found that the decedent’s 30-year smoking habit contributed to the development of the disease. (An v. Nieberlein, 24-C12003565, Circuit Court for the City of Baltimore, State of Maryland.)

“This was a difficult case due to the patient’s medical history. But we are encouraged that the jury agreed with the Plaintiffs’ assertion that Takeda failed to adequately warn patients and doctors about the risk of Actos bladder cancer,” says Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a nationwide law firm representing the victims of defective drugs and medical devices. The Firm is currently offering free Actos lawsuit evaluations to individuals who were diagnosed with bladder cancer following long-term use of the drug.

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According to court documents, this is the second time a state court jury has found that Takeda failed to provide proper warnings regarding the association between Actos and bladder cancer. In April, a California Superior Court jury reached similar conclusions and awarded more than $6 million to a man who developed the disease after using Actos for four years. However, that verdict was also set aside after the judge in the case ruled that the Plaintiff’s medical expe
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