Navigation Links
Actos Diabetes Medication Caused Bladder Cancer, Alleges Lawsuit Filed by Parker Waichman LLP
Date:7/23/2013

New York, New York (PRWEB) July 23, 2013

Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective drugs, has filed a lawsuit alleging that Actos caused a New York man to develop bladder cancer. The suit was filed on July 15, 2013, in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana (Case No. 6:13-cv-2242). It is one of thousands of cases filed as part of the multidistrict litigation (MDL) entitled In Re: Actos (pioglitazone) Products Liability Litigation (6:11-md-2299). Takeda Pharmaceuticals, America; Takeda Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. f/k/a Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc.; Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited; and Eli Lilly and Company have been named as Defendants. Jerrold S. Parker, founding partner of Parker Waichman LLP, serves on the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in the litigation.

According to the Complaint, the Plaintiff took Actos from about October 2005 to February 2011, which is when the Plaintiff started to suffer from bladder cancer, allegedly due to Actos. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration(FDA) has warned about the risks of taking Actos. On June 15, 2011, the agency said that taking Actos for more than a year could significantly increase the risk of bladder cancer. The safety label on Actos was updated to address this risk.

Some research studies provide additional support for the notion of a link between Actos and bladder cancer. The British Medical Journal published a study on May 31, 2012, that revealed Actos users were twice as likely to develop bladder cancer after two years. Then, on July 3, 2012, the Canadian Medical Association Journal reported that patients taking the medication were 22 percent more likely to get bladder cancer.

Parker Waichman LLP continues to offer free legal consultations to victims of Actos injuries, including bladder cancer, heart problems, and eye injuries. If you or a loved one were diagnosed with bladder cancer after taking Actos, please contact their office by visiting yourlawyer.com. Free case evaluations are also available by calling 1-800-LAW-INFO (1-800-529-4636).

Contact:     
Parker Waichman LLP
Gary Falkowitz, Managing Attorney
(800) LAW-INFO
(800) 529-4636
http://www.yourlawyer.com

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/actos_lawsuit_nellist/07/prweb10957803.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Actos Lawsuits Move Forward, as Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Upcoming Status Conference in Federal Actos Bladder Cancer Litigation
2. Texas Man Suffering from Bladder Cancer Because of Actos Use, Alleges Lawsuit Filed by Parker Waichman LLP
3. Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Comments on India Regulatory Agency Decision to Ban Actos
4. Actos Caused Bladder Cancer and Wrongful Death of New York Woman, Alleges Lawsuit Filed by Parker Waichman LLP
5. Florida Man Develops Bladder Cancer as Result of Taking Actos, Alleges Lawsuit Filed by Parker Waichman LLP
6. Actos Lawsuits Move Forward, as Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports on Recent Status Conference in Federal Actos Bladder Cancer Litigation
7. Actos Lawsuit News: Plaintiff Claims Actos Causes Bladder Cancer, Rottenstein Law Group LLP Reports
8. Lawsuit Alleging Actos Caused Arizona Man’s Bladder Cancer Filed by Parker Waichman LLP
9. Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Dangerous Drug Lawyers Now Accepting Michigan Actos Lawsuits
10. Actos Lawsuits: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Upcoming Status Conference in Actos Bladder Cancer Litigation
11. Parker Waichman LLP Represents Pennsylvania Man in Lawsuit Alleging Actos Caused his Bladder Cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/25/2017)... ... ... Lake Park Dental is now accepting new patients with crooked teeth who ... the help of this highly-effective, yet convenient system, patients can straighten their teeth and ... pain. , Drs. Sarah Jockin, Nicole Morganti, Sara Spear and Elizabeth Dy, of ...
(Date:4/25/2017)... RESTON, VIRGINIA (PRWEB) , ... April 25, 2017 ... ... scientists leading the way in unveiling cutting-edge birth defects research related to Zika ... recognized by the world’s premier society for this important science. , ...
(Date:4/25/2017)... ... ... B. Chaudhary, MD is committed to providing the highest quality of spine care to all ... care with all my patients to alleviate possible future issues. I am pleased to have ... office and my trained staff will assist you in any way possible.” , Dr. Saad ...
(Date:4/25/2017)... ... April 25, 2017 , ... There is no better place in South ... special report in the May issue of Consumer Reports focused on heart health. ... results achieved during and after coronary bypass and aortic valve replacement procedures. , ...
(Date:4/24/2017)... Massachusetts (PRWEB) , ... April 24, 2017 , ... ... will help busy nursing professionals advance their careers. Beginning in the fall of 2017, ... Nursing (BSN) degree in as few as 16 months and for as little as ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/20/2017)... 20, 2017  Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. (NYSE and ... announced that it will be participating in the Deutsche ... InterContinental Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts ... at 11:20 a.m. Eastern Time. A live ... Biomet,s Investor Relations website at http://investor.zimmerbiomet.com .  The ...
(Date:4/20/2017)... , April 20, 2017  RXi Pharmaceuticals ... innovative therapeutics that address significant unmet medical needs, ... from the Company,s consumer product development program, based ... the Society for Investigative Dermatology (SID) 76 th ... advance and promote the sciences relevant to skin ...
(Date:4/20/2017)... April 20, 2017  CVS Pharmacy, the retail ... a new store design to enhance the retail ... food, health-focused products and expanded beauty selections paired ... customers discover new offerings. Together with its innovative ... of the customer experience at CVS Pharmacy.  ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: