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Diabetes Sufferers Offered Legal Help By Lancaster Firm
Date:8/29/2013

Lancaster, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) August 29, 2013

Lipitor, a statin used for the treatment of heart disease, quickly skyrocketed in popularity upon its introduction to the market. In fact, its widespread distribution helped it eclipse similar drugs like Zocor and Crestor to become the highest selling prescription drug of all time.

But recently, concerns have arisen that Lipitor (atorvastatin) could contribute to an increased susceptibility to diabetes. Studies have shown that women who take Lipitor are more likely to suffer from diabetes than if they were to use a placebo or even similar types of drugs (see link to the March 28, 2011, article from Reuters below).

Concerned about this threat, Handler Henning & Rosenberg is making their defective drug attorneys available to all those who believe their recent diabetes diagnosis was caused by Lipitor. The firm’s Lipitor injury lawyers believe that such parties may be entitled to legal representation upon filing a claim. W. Scott Henning details why the firm has chosen this moment to enter the fray:

“Every drug comes with certain side effects,” said Mr. Henning, “but these Lipitor-based diabetes diagnoses have become far too commonplace. When compared with other statins, the risk is simply unacceptable. Those who were misled by the claims of Lipitor deserve to have some recourse for the tough situation they’ve been put through.”

To help injured parties gain a better grasp of the situation, the firm has outlined some recent findings that allow for these lawsuits to move forward:

•Label Warnings- Even before the diabetes danger was disclosed, the Food and Drug Administration was forced to make revisions to the labels of Lipitor and other statins to reflect certain dangers. The side effects these warn
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