Actos Lawsuit Alleges Drug Caused Bladder Cancer

Tampa, FL 2/16/2012 05:13 AM GMT (TransWorldNews)

An Actos lawsuit has been filed by Morgan and Morgan on behalf of a Kansas woman who claims that the diabetes medication caused her bladder cancer. The lawsuit alleges that Takeda Pharmaceuticals America, et al., failed to properly warn consumers and the medical community about the risk of bladder cancer associated with use of Actos for more than a year. The plaintiff was injured as a result of ingesting the drug, the Actos lawsuit claims, and seeks a number of monetary damages including pain and suffering and past, present and future medical care costs related to her diagnosis. If you or a loved one was diagnosed with bladder cancer after taking Actos, you may also be able to file a claim seeking compensation for losses. To find out if you may be eligible for an Actos lawsuit, visit Morgan and Morgan’s website for a free case review at the following link: .   

In the Actos bladder cancer lawsuit, the plaintiff claims that she began taking Actos in July 2007 as prescribed and directed by her doctor for the long-term maintenance of Type 2 diabetes. In Feb. 2010, the plaintiff was diagnosed with bladder cancer and had to undergo surgery to remove tumors from her bladder. The Actos lawsuit alleges that as a result of her long-term use of the drug, she suffered severe mental and physical pain and suffering, as well as economic losses and living-related expenses associated with her new lifestyle. The Actos bladder cancer lawsuit further claims that she would not have used the drug had the defendants properly disclosed the risks associated with its long-term use, as several safer alternatives were available. 

The Actos bladder cancer lawsuit filed by Morgan and Morgan alleges that the defendants knew or should have known that Actos use in humans was associated with bladder cancer. The suit claims that the defendants had pre-clinical scientific studies, including animal evidence, which the defendants knew or should have known was an indication that the bladder cancer risk needed further testing before the drug was placed on the market. The Actos lawsuit further alleges that the defendants knew of additional bladder cancer evidence from human studies in the early 2000s. Because drug manufacturers, at the very least, have an obligation to provide proper warnings with their medications, patients who were diagnosed with bladder cancer after taking this drug may be able to seek compensation for damages from the drug maker. As such, the Actos lawyers at Morgan and Morgan would like to hear from anyone who was diagnosed with bladder cancer after taking Actos, as well as loved ones acting on these individuals’ behalf, to help determine if legal recourse is available. For more information, please visit today. 

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