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2014-04-13 23:01:22

Days after a federal jury announced a $9 billion dollar judgment against the drug’s manufacturers, Cancer Monthly is encouraging bladder cancer patients to know their rights. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) April 13, 2014 The Japanese manufacturer of the diabetes drug Actos and its partner firm, Eli Lilly & Co., have been ordered to pay $9 billion to Terrence Allen, who was diagnosed with bladder cancer after taking Actos. (Terrence Allen, et al. v. Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc.,...

2014-04-12 23:01:34

A Louisiana jury’s decision to award $9 billion in damages to a man who says his bladder cancer was caused by the drug Actos could pave a new legal path for other bladder cancer patients. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) April 12, 2014 Bladder cancer patients who took the drug Actos to control diabetes may now be able to establish a legal nexus or connection between the drug and the disease, thanks to a high-profile legal decision made this week.* If you are a bladder cancer patient who took Actos,...

2014-04-12 23:01:18

The Firm is evaluating Actos lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly developed bladder cancer due to long-term use of Actos. New York, New York (PRWEB) April 12, 2014 Actos lawsuits (http://www.theactoslawsuitcenter.com/) alleging that long-term use of the Type 2 diabetes drug caused patients to develop bladder cancer continue to move forward in federal and state courts throughout the country, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to court documents, the Nevada Circuit Court...

2014-04-08 23:02:42

The Firm is filing Actos lawsuits on behalf of individuals who took Actos for an extended period of time and allegedly developed bladder cancer due to their use of the Type 2 diabetes medication. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 The first federal trial of an Actos bladder cancer lawsuit (http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/actos/Actos-Lawsuit.html) has ended in a significant victory for the Plaintiff, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to court documents, the jury hearing the...

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...


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