More than 1,000 women with ovarian cancer have sued manufacturers of talcum powder and baby powder after learning of the association between those products and their disease. Juries have awarded substantial compensation to cancer victims who were not warned about the risk.
Any patient who experienced an aortic aneurysm or dissection after taking Levaquin or Avelox, as well as surviving family members of a patient who died from one of those conditions after taking a fluoroquinolone, should consult a personal injury attorney who handles lawsuits against drug companies.
Recent medical research links chronic kidney disease to proton pump inhibitors. Widely prescribed medications, including Prilosec, Prevacid, and Nexium, may cause kidney damage, particularly in patients who have used the drug long-term or in high doses.
Type 2 diabetes affects about 25 million people in the United States, or more than 8% of the nation’s population. Type 2 diabetics suffer from an excess of blood sugar (glucose) because their bodies do not use insulin properly.
Diabetics who were hospitalized for heart failure after taking Onglyza are asking whether they should receive compensation. Personal injury lawyers who represent clients in cases against pharmaceutical companies are basing lawsuits on the failure of drug manufacturers to warn diabetics that taking Onglyza could increase their risk of heart failure if they were already suffering from or prone to heart disease.