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2014-04-08 23:01:24

Takeda Pharmaceuticals and marketing partner Eli Lilly & Co. were ordered to pay a total of $9 billion in punitive damages for allegedly withholding information about the potential risks associated with the diabetes drug Actos. Flood Law Group says it agrees with the decision and is available to investigate potential Actos bladder cancer lawsuits. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 A U.S. jury ordered Takeda Pharmaceuticals and marketing partner Eli Lilly & Co. to pay a total...

2014-04-08 23:00:54

Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. and Eli Lilly & Co. must pay a total of $9 billion in punitive damages after they were found to have concealed diabetes drug, Actos’, cancer risks. Parker Waichman LLP continues to evaluate cases of bladder cancer in patients who allege serious injuries associated with Actos. New York, New York (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective drugs and medical devices, reports...

2014-04-08 12:32:30

Takeda Pharmaceutical, Eli Lilly found liable for man's bladder cancer LAFAYETTE, La., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Louisiana jury has awarded $9 billion to a New York man and his wife following a trial over the man's claims that his bladder cancer was caused by the popular prescription diabetes drug Actos. Attorneys W. Mark Lanier of The Lanier Law Firm, Richard J. Arsenault of Neblett Beard & Arsenault and Paul J. Pennock of Weitz & Luxenberg represented Terrence and...

2014-04-08 00:22:26

DEERFIELD, Ill., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. announced that in the case of Terrence Allen, et al. v. Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc., et al, No. 6:12-cv-00064 the jury found in favor of the plaintiffs and awarded $1.475 million in compensatory damages. The allocation of liability was 75% Takeda and 25% Eli Lilly. The jury also awarded $6 billion in punitive damages from Takeda and $3 billion from co-defendant, Eli Lilly. The trial began...

2014-04-02 23:34:01

A new lawsuit filed on March 17, by a woman in Missouri Eastern District Court alleges that her father died from bladder cancer as a result of ingesting Actos. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, informs that they are now providing advice, including how to get in contact with legal counsel, to people potentially affected by Actos side effects. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, updated the website recently...

2014-04-02 23:27:09

A new UK report on the early warning signs of bladder cancer is especially relevant for diabetics and those who have taken Actos. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 A newly published report prepared by a team of medical oncologists in the UK says early recognition of bladder cancer symptoms could be the difference between life and death. A new article on the report has just been posted on the Cancer Monthly website and can be read by clicking here. Drs. Karen DeSouza, Simon Chowdhury and...

2014-03-28 23:25:00

Nevada case involves allegations that women developed cancer as a result of Actos medication. National network of attorneys is offering no-cost consultations to consumers seeking compensation over similar claims. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/Actos-Bladder-Cancer-Lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople today announced its latest update for consumers following litigation involving allegations that the use of Actos to treat diabetes can cause...

2014-03-23 23:01:51

An Italian study of 22 clinical trials contains some good news and some bad news for diabetic patients treated with the drug Actos. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 23, 2014 Cancer Monthly is reporting on the results of an Italian Meta-Analysis involving more than 13,197 patients who had taken either the diabetes drug Actos or another thiazolidinedione called rosiglitazone. Researchers at the Careggi Teaching Hospital in Florence, Italy scoured the medical literature for both published and...

2014-03-21 23:22:34

An increased risk of bladder cancer may not be the only disease risk for people treated with the diabetes drug Actos. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 Cancer Monthly is reporting on new research published by PLoS One suggesting that the diabetes drug Actos, which is already associated with an increased risk of bladder cancer, may also increase the risk of developing chronic kidney disease. Actos (pioglitazone) is in a class of drugs called thiazolidinediones and has been administered...

2014-03-18 23:30:30

Last week an Actos trial began in Clark County Courts - Eighth Circuit Court of Nevada where two plaintiffs allege that suffered bladder cancer from Actos. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, informs that they are now providing advice, including how to get in contact with legal counsel, to people potentially affected by Actos side effects. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, updated the website recently and...