Navigation Links
Dozens of Lipitor Lawsuits Involving Diabetes Allegations Moved to Federal Court, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports
Date:11/3/2013

New York, New York (PRWEB) November 03, 2013

Court records from a around the country indicate that more plaintiffs have filed Lipitor lawsuits (http://www.thelipitorlawsuit.com/) which allege the use of the popular statin drug caused patients to develop new-onset Type 2 diabetes, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to a report published by Bluefield Daily Telegraph, 36 Lipitor lawsuits filed in West Virginia State Court were recently transferred to U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia. Among other things, the complaints allege that Pfizer, Inc. never warned patients of any potential relation between changes in blood sugar levels and taking Lipitor, the Telegraph reported.*

“Our Firm continues to hear from Lipitor patients who are concerned that the use of this drug is related to their development of Type 2 diabetes. We expected this litigation to grow in the coming months, and the recent developments in West Virginia would seem to confirm those expectations,” says Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a nationwide law firm representing victims of defective drugs and medical devices. The Firm is currently offering free Lipitor lawsuit consultations to anyone who may have been harmed by this medication.

Lipitor Lawsuits

The Lipitor litigation has been growing since February 2012, when the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) ordered Pfizer, Inc. to add new warnings to the Lipitor label regarding an increased risk of new-onset diabetes in patients who took the cholesterol-lowering statin. Court documents filed in October indicate that plaintiffs in federal Lipitor lawsuits have filed a second request with the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation seeking the transfer of all federally-filed claims involving similar allegations to a single federal court for pretrial proceedings. If the request is granted, all pending and future lawsuits involving Lipitor and diabetes, including those recently removed to West Virginia federal court, could be transferred to that proceeding. According to court records, plaintiffs have proposed that the federal Lipitor litigation be established in U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina, where at least 14 Lipitor lawsuits are pending and are being coordinated in an informal manner. (In re Lipitor (Atorvastatin) Litigation, MDL No. 2502 (JPML))

Additional court records filed last month also indicate that a number of similar Lipitor lawsuits have been consolidated in U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois, for the purposes of discovery and other pretrial proceedings. (Hines v.Pfizer Inc., No. 13-404, S.D. Ill.)

Individuals who allegedly developed Type 2 diabetes due to their use of Lipitor may be entitled to compensation for medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering and more. Learn More about the potential association between Lipitor and diabetes at Bernstein Liebhard LLP’s website. To arrange for a free case review, please call 800-511-5092.

*bdtonline.com/local/x2112900259/Pfizer-Inc-state-civil-complaints-removed-to-federal-court-docket/?state=taberU

About Bernstein Liebhard LLP
Bernstein Liebhard LLP is a New York-based law firm exclusively representing injured persons in complex individual and class action lawsuits nationwide since 1993, including those who have been harmed by dangerous drugs, defective medical devices and consumer products. The firm has been named by The National Law Journal to the “Plaintiffs’ Hot List,” recognizing the top plaintiffs’ firms in the country, for the past 11 consecutive years.

Bernstein Liebhard LLP
10 East 40th Street
New York, New York 10016
800-511-5092

ATTORNEY ADVERTISING. © 2013 Bernstein Liebhard LLP. The law firm responsible for this advertisement is Bernstein Liebhard LLP, 10 East 40th Street, New York, New York 10016, 800-511-5092. Prior results do not guarantee or predict a similar outcome with respect to any future matter.

Contact Information:
Felecia L. Stern, Esq.
Bernstein Liebhard LLP
info (at) consumerinjurylawyers (dot) com
http://www.thelipitorlawsuit.com/

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/lipitor-lawsuit/lipitor-diabetes/prweb11296208.htm.


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

Related medicine news :

1. Best Drug Rehabilitation's New Indiana Facility to Create Dozens of Quality Long-Term Jobs
2. Lipitor Diabetes Lawsuit Filed by South Carolina Woman Who Developed Type 2 Diabetes Allegedly Due to Lipitor Use, Alonso Krangle Investigating
3. Lipitor Lawsuit News: Rottenstein Law Group Comments on FDA Approval of New Drug With Lipitor Compound
4. Lipitor Lawsuit News: US Spending on Drugs Fell For First Time in 2012, Notes Rottenstein Law Group LLP
5. Lipitor Lawsuit News: Rottenstein Law Group LLP Responds to Reports of Lipitor Giveaway
6. Lipitor News: Rottenstein Law Group LLP Comments on Boomers’ Favorite Drug
7. National Law Firm Baron and Budd Responds to Disproportionate Harm Brought to Women Using Lipitor, According to Study
8. National Law Firm Baron and Budd Helping Women with Alleged Injuries from Lipitor Use Understand the Lipitor Lawsuit
9. Lipitor Lawsuit Website Launched by Bernstein Liebhard LLP to Provide Information to the Public Regarding Lipitor Side Effects, Ongoing Litigation
10. Lipitor Lawsuit News: Judicial Panel Denies Consolidation of Federal Cases, Rottenstein Law Group LLP Reports
11. Warning of Statin Drug Lipitor’s Risk of Type 2 Diabetes Came Too Late Say Patients Filing Lipitor Lawsuits
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/20/2017)... ... , ... “The Land of More and More”: a brilliant story for ... shares the simple and achievable answer. “The Land of More and More” is the ... Church in Angola, Indiana where he works with the children’s ministry department. , ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... ... ... Next week after January 20th, the fear for many is that the ... needs of over 30 million. Many interviews with Dr. Carol Francis at the Los ... were suppose to prioritize. Interviews provided below. , Among those present was ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... ... January 19, 2017 , ... ... innovators, engineers, and scientists from around the world, announces the launch of its ... quick and easy portal to research breakthroughs and trending news, vital information on ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... Park City, Utah (PRWEB) , ... January 19, ... ... Sundance Film Festival in a medical capacity this year. Drs. Alexander Paziotopoulos, Andrew ... Lounge to provide a condensed version of the clinic’s leading recovery program. ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... , ... January 19, 2017 , ... ... Conductor CTMS, which provides a modern CTMS workflow designed to seamlessly integrate and ... has been condensed to a single page, maximizing usability and improving efficiency significantly ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/19/2017)... 2017 This report on the opioid induced ... of the global market. Large number of chronic pain ... constipation is a major side effect of consumption of ... targeted therapy has been prescribed to treat opioid induced ... medicines, and growing awareness about the therapy are the ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY ) announced ... set the bar for excellence in customer satisfaction. The ... rating among radiation treatment delivery systems in the U.S., ... Briefing™. The most recent ratings trend also shows Accuray ... for 11 of the past 12 quarters. ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: ... and Drug Administration (FDA) has acknowledged receipt of the ... for SHP465, a long-acting, triple-bead, mixed amphetamine salts formulation. ... for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The FDA is expected to ... the designated Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) action ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: