Actos, a Type 2 diabetes drug, has been linked with an increased risk of bladder cancer, congestive heart failure, and other serious and potentially life-threatening side effects. If you have experienced severe side effects while taking Actos, you may be entitled to receive compensation from the drug manufacturer.
Millions of people have taken Actos to treat their diabetes, unwittingly being placed at risk of developing serious health conditions caused by their medication. Treating liver disease, congestive heart failure, bladder cancer, and other side effects of Actos can require substantial medical care, including ongoing treatment and surgeries that disrupt your life and cause substantial physical, emotional, and financial burdens.
Filing an Actos Side Effects Claim
If you have experienced serious side effects as a result of taking Actos, you may be entitled to compensation for damages, which can include current and future medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering. If your loved one’s death was caused by the side effects of Actos, you may be entitled to compensation through filing a wrongful death lawsuit. Talk to your attorney about your specific injuries and whether you are eligible to file a lawsuit.
If you believe that your medical issues, or the death of a family member, was caused by Actos, act quickly to protect your legal rights and pursue the liable party. If you wait too long, you could lose your right to pursue compensation, even if your injuries can be strongly linked to Actos. Contact our lawyers as soon as possible to file an Actos liability claim. As the victim of a dangerous medication side effects, you are entitled to file a lawsuit seeking compensation from the manufacturers and distributors of the drug. Filing a lawsuit can get you the compensation you deserve and helps to hold the drug maker responsible for their actions and warn others about the dangers of defective drugs.
Actos lawsuits allege that the drug manufacturer or marketer did not adequately warn patients about the dangers of taking Actos to treat their diabetes. Patients who have been harmed by taking Actos typically file a suit against two parties. First is Takeda Pharmaceutical Company, the maker of Actos, who many believe failed to properly warn consumers of the serious and potentially fatal side effects of Actos. Others believe that Eli Lilly Pharmaceuticals, which co-marketed the drug, is also liable for failure to adequately note the risks in the packaging and marketing campaigns used for Actos. Many of the patients who have sued Takeda and Eli Lilly said that they never would have taken the drug if they had known that it could cause bladder cancer.
Contact an Actos Lawyer
Speaking with a defective drug lawyer can help you determine the best legal course of action. Our lawyers can help you decide whether to join a class action suit or file an individual claim against the companies responsible for manufacturing and marketing Actos. An attorney also can help you gather medical records, find medical experts to testify, and build a strong legal case against those responsible for your injuries.