One way Citizens defend themselves is through the legal system. Below is a list of all the major mass tort cases that are paying out potential settlements for any Citizens affected.
America’s Most Active Legal Settlements:
The results of two separate studies have forced the FDA to investigate the risks surrounding testosterone products that were previously FDA-approved. If you or a loved one, younger than 65 with no prior cardiac events, suffered from a cardiac injury or death while using a testosterone medication, then compensation may be available! List of injuries:Stroke, Heart Attack, Cardiac Arrest, Death, Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism. List of medications:Androgel, Axiron, Androderm, Fortesta, Testim, Testopel, Depo Testosterone, Bio-T-Gel, Delatestryl, and Striant
Yaz, Yasmin, and Ocella are birth control pills known to cause serious side effects. If you or a loved one took one of these medications prior to 2012 and suffered a side effect, compensation may be available.List of injuries:Blood clot, deep vein thrombosis (DVT), stroke, pulmonary embolism (PE), heart attack, and death prior.
Transvaginal mesh implants, often used to treat Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) and Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI), fail at an alarmingly-high rate causing painful and dangerous complications. Many women with bladder mesh implants require an additional follow-up procedure or surgery. If you are one of these women, compensation may be available for you!
People whose kidneys lose their capability to remove unwanted materials from the blood undergo dialysis. This procedure comes with risks though, such as cardiac arrest or heart attack. If you or a loved one suffered from one of these side effects of dialysis between 2005 and 2012, compensation may be available.
Patients who undergo hip replacement have man-made parts put in them to replace damaged or diseased parts of the hip joint. This procedure has been known to cause injuries though. If you or a loved one have had problems with a hip replacement performed after 2003, compensation may be available.
Lipitor, a popular cholesterol-lowering drug, may be linked with a 37% increase in the odds of developing diabetes in women. If you are a woman, between the ages of 46 and 76, that took Lipitor prior to February of 2012, and were diagnosed with Diabetes while taking Lipitor, then compensation may be available to you.
Depakote, is a medication often used to treat epilepsy, bi-polar disorder, and migraines. Usage of this drug during pregancy may be linked to an increased risk of your child being born with a broad range of birth defects. If you took Depakote during pregancy and your child was born with birth defects, compensation may be available to you. List of birth defects:Autism, a cleft palate, a club foot, craniostenosis, developmental delays, dysplastic ribs, facial dymorphism, heart deformities, a hole in their heart, hypospadia, learning disabilities, a reduced number of limbs, other brain defects, other head/facial defects, other heart defects, other limb defects, other neural tube defects, pulmonary aortic stenosis, skeletal defects, spina bifida, or valproic acid syndrome.
Many legitimate disability claims are often unfairly denied by the disability insurance companies. If your disability insurance company denied your claim, our attorneys can determine if you have a right to file a Breach of Contract or Bad Faith Claim against the insurance provider. We have helped people with claims from companies including: Aetna, Aflac, AXA, Cigna, Genworth, Guardian, Hartford, John Hancock, Liberty Mutual, Lincoln Financial Group, Mass Mutual, MetLife, Mutual Of Omaha, Northwestern Mutual, New York Life, PAL, Paul Revere, Provident Life, Prudential, The Standard, State Farm, Transamerica, and Unum Provident.
Asbestos is a mineral substance that is used in fire-reistant and insulating materials. Inhaling asbestos fibers over a long period of time can cause serious illnesses. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with Asbestos disease, compensation may be available to you.
The active ingredient in Tylenol, acetaminophen, is the deadliest over the the counter pain reliever in the United States. If you or a loved one were diagnosed with liver failure due to taking acetaminophen-containing Tylenol, then compensation may be available!
Actos, a popular diabetes medication, has been linked to an increased risk of Bladder Cancer. If you or a loved one was diagnosed with bladder cancer WHILE taking Actos, compensation may be available to you.
Pradaxa is a popular blood thinner used to treat AFib & reduce the risk of Strokes & Blood Clots. The FDA is evaluating reports of serious bleeding events in patients taking the medication. If you or a loved one required hospitalization due to internal bleeding while taking Pradaxa, then compensation may be available!
Under U.S. maritime law, workers and their families have rights to financial compensation if an injury or death occurred while working. Maritime injury claims fall under a very complex area of U.S. law. Depending on how a worker is classified can determine the size of the financial recovery. There are also very short filing deadlines under maritime law, so time is of the essence. Request a free case review to have your maritime injury case reviewed.
If you have received a harassing call from a debt collector you may qualify for compensation under the FDCPA. The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) prevents debt collectors from harassing citizens and using unethical tactics to collect money. Debt collectors in violation of this law may be required to pay up to $1,000 in statutory damages, in addition to attorney fees and actual damages.
The Z-Pak is a 5 day, pre-packaged antibiotic treatment. Patients taking the Z-Pak have been known to suffer serious side effects during or within 15 days of last usage. Side effects include arrhythmia, heart attack, and sudden cardiac arrest. If you or a loved one suffered from these sides effects and then required hospitalization, implantation of a defibrillator, implantation of a pacemaker, or died, then compensation may be available.
The da Vinci Surgical System is commonly used for prostatectomies, heart valve repair, and gynecological procedures. This robotic surgical system has caused patients many severe surgical issues such as needing an additional, emergency surgery to correct damage, bladder injuries, bowel injuries, creation of fistulas between organs, damage to or rupture of organ’s tissues or vessels, internal bleeding, burns, or tears, lacerations, a pelvic abscess, sepsis or another life-threatening infection requiring extended hospitalization, and death. If you or a loved one has suffered from one of these side effects due to the da Vinci Robotic Surgery, compensation may be available.