The most common questions asked clients who contact us regarding injuries caused by defective dangerous pharmaceutical mediation is “how much is my case worth” and “what is the average settlement in these types of cases”. The answer to this question is difficult to answer without a proper analysis of your claim. In a case review process a team of attorneys and their staff will evaluate every detail of your claim to determine the estimated settlement and the most optimum legal course of action. There are numerous interlinking factors that determine the estimated value of a personal injury claim. A brief overview of the most important factors is provided below.
Scheduling a Case Review from Our Law Offices
: Our offices offer all perspective clients with a free no cost case analysis. To schedule a free consult with one of our attorneys call our offices toll free (888) 649-7166
Evaluating the Estimated Value of Your Case
1. Severity of the Injury
: The most important factor in evaluating the estimated value of a lawsuit is the severity of the injury suffered. Victoza has been linked to devastating and life threatening ailments thyroid cancer, pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer. Liraglutide the active ingredient in Victoza may results in dose-dependent and treatment dependent thyroid C-cell tumors.
2. Cost of Medical Care and Treatmen
t: The cost of medical care and treatment for thyroid cancer can run into the hundreds of thousands or even millions of dollars. Such costs may include hospitalization expenses, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, an invasive treatments such as surgery to remove tumors. Even after medical treatment have concluding patients will often require nursing care, home care, and transportation expenses which can run into the tens of thousands of dollars each month.
3. Lost Wages and Loss of Future Income
: Victims of defectively designed o manufactured drugs are entitled to recovery of lost wages and future loss or reduction of income. Survivors of thyroid cancer, or acute pancreatitis are often unable to return to work. In such cases courts will assess the monetary value for the loss of future income due to an inability to work.
4. Pain and Suffering Compensation
: Individuals who have been diagnosed with a severe medical reaction to Victoza may be entitled to pain and suffering compensation. Pain and suffering calculations are made by juries who place a per diem (daily) monetary value of the physical and psychological hardships a individuals is going through. For example if you have suffered from the daily anguish of thyroid cancer for the past 300 days and a jury of your peer places a daily (per diem) monetary value for pain and suffering at $250.000 then the pain and suffering valuation (300 X $250) = $75,000. In most cases victims will continue to suffer from their injuries after a case has settled so juries will also award you for the expected future pain and suffering resulting from injuries suffered.
5. Availability of Punitive Damages against Defendants
: Over the past decades manufacturers of dangerous pharmaceutical drugs and medical devices have been slapped with massive punitive damages. Punitive damages are designed to punished individuals and corporations who willfully or recklessly acted in a manner known to cause great harm to others. In lawsuits against manufacturers of Victoza punitive damages may be awarded if a court determines it manufactured and distributed a drug known to cause severe life threatening or life altering side effects without proper warning.
Contacting an Attorney
: Our law firm is presently offering free non cost consultations and case reviews to any person who has suffered serious adverse side effects from the type 2 diabetes prescription medication Victoza. To schedule your consultation with a Victoza lawsuit attorney
call out law offices toll free (888) 649-7166