Citizens seeking justice are able to defend themselves through legal avenues. There are multiple mass tort cases currently providing settlements for affected consumers.
Actos, a popular diabetes medication, has been linked to an increased risk of bladder cancer. If you or a loved one was diagnosed with bladder cancer while taking Actos, compensation may be available.
Yaz, Yasmin, and Ocella are birth control pills known to cause serious side effects. The contraceptive medications can cause blood clots, deep vein thrombosis, stroke, pulmonary embolism, heart attacks and death. If you or a loved one took one of these medications prior to 2012 and suffered a side effect, compensation may be available.
Depakote treats epilepsy, bipolar disorder and migraines. Depakote has been linked to birth defects, such as cleft palate, clubfoot, craniostenosis, dysplastic ribs, facial dysmorphism, heart deformities,spina bifida,valproic acid syndrome, developmental and learning disabilities. If you took Depakote while pregnant and your child was born with birth defects, you may be entitled to compensation.
Lipitor, a popular cholesterol-lowering drug, may increase a woman’s risk of developing diabetes by 37 percent. If you are a diabetic woman between the ages of 46 and 76 and you used Lipitor prior to February of 2012, you may be entitled to compensation.
Pradaxa is a popular blood thinner used to treat AFib & reduce the risk of Strokes & Blood Clots. The FDA is evaluating reports of serious bleeding events in patients taking the medication. If you or a loved one required hospitalization due to internal bleeding while taking Pradaxa, compensation may be available.
Testosterone drugs can cause a number of complications, including stroke, heart attack, cardiac arrest, death, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. If you took Androgel, Axiron, Androderm, Fortesta, Testim, Testopel, Depo Testosterone, Bio-T-Gel, Delatestryl or Striant and developed a side effect, you may be entitled to compensation.
The active ingredient in Tylenol, acetaminophen, is the deadliest over-the-counter pain reliever in the United States. If you or a loved one were diagnosed with liver failure due to taking acetaminophen-containing Tylenol, you may be entitled to compensation.
The Z-Pak is a 5 day, pre-packaged antibiotic treatment. Patients taking the Z-Pak have been known to suffer serious side effects during or within 15 days of use. Side effects include arrhythmia, heart attack, and sudden cardiac arrest. If you or a loved one suffered from these sides effects and then required hospitalization, implantation of a defibrillator, implantation of a pacemaker, or died, then compensation may be available.
da Vinci Surgical System
The da Vinci Surgical System is commonly used for prostatectomies, heart valve repair, and gynecological procedures. This robotic surgical system has caused patients many severe surgical issues such as needing an additional, emergency surgery to correct damage, bladder injuries, bowel injuries, creation of fistulas between organs, damage to or rupture of organs, tissues or vessels, internal bleeding, burns, or tears, lacerations, a pelvic abscess, sepsis or another life-threatening infection requiring extended hospitalization, and death. If you or a loved one has suffered from one of these side effects due to the da Vinci Robotic Surgery, compensation may be available.
When the kidneys are no longer able to remove unwanted materials from the blood, patients may require dialysis. Dialysis procedures may cause complications, such as cardiac arrest or heart attack. If you or a loved one suffered from one of these side effects of dialysis between 2005 and 2012, compensation may be available.
Hip replacement surgeries involve a removal of painful, arthritic joints. A metal or plastic joint is implanted into the body, often when all other treatment options have failed. If you or a loved one have had problems with a hip replacement performed after 2003, compensation may be available.
Transvaginal mesh implants, often used to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and stress urinary incontinence (SUI), often fail and cause painful and dangerous complications. Many women with bladder mesh implants require an additional follow-up procedure or surgery. Some are entitled to compensation.
Asbestos is a mineral used for fire resistance and insulation. Inhaling asbestos fibers over a long period of time can cause serious illnesses. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with Asbestos disease, compensation may be available to you.
Under U.S. maritime law, workers and their families have rights to financial compensation if an injury or death occurred while working. Maritime injury claims fall under a very complex area of U.S. law with various worker's classifications and important deadlines. Request a free case review to have your maritime injury case reviewed.
The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) prevents debt collectors from harassing citizens and using unethical tactics to collect money. Debt collectors in violation of this law may be required to pay up to $1,000 in statutory damages, in addition to attorney fees and actual damages. If you have received a harassing call from a debt collector, you may qualify for compensation under the FDCPA.