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Actos Lawsuits Move Forward, as Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Upcoming Status Conference in Federal Actos Bladder Cancer Litigation
Date:7/21/2013

New York, New York (PRWEB) July 21, 2013

Actos lawsuit claims involving allegations that the drug caused users to develop bladder cancer continue to move forward in a multidistrict litigation now underway in U.S District Court, Western District of Louisiana, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to court documents, the Actos bladder cancer litigation’s next Status Conference has been scheduled for Thursday, July 25th. An update issued by the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation on July 10th indicated that more than 2,400 Actos lawsuits are now pending in the consolidated proceeding. (In re: Actos Product Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2299)

“We continue to hear from individuals seeking to file Actos lawsuits that allege the drug caused their bladder cancer. We are pleased to see this litigation moving forward,” says Bernstein Liebhard LLP, nationwide law firm representing the victims of defective drugs and medical devices. The Firm is currently offering free Actos bladder cancer lawsuit evaluations to patients who developed the disease after using the medication for an extended period of time

Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuits
Actos lawsuits pending in the Western District of Louisiana accuse Takeda Pharmaceuticals of concealing knowledge that use of the type 2 diabetes treatment was associated with an increased risk of bladder cancer, and failing to provide adequate warnings to patients and doctors regarding this risk. According to court documents, the first trial in the federal Actos litigation is scheduled to begin on January 27, 2014.

In April, the nation’s first trial involving Actos bladder cancer allegations ended with a Los Angeles Superior Court jury awarding $6.5 million to a plaintiff who was diagnosed with the disease after taking Actos for four yea
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