The DTLA law Group is currently investigating possible class action and single party claims against Takeda Pharmaceuticals and Eli Lilly Co. for the improper design and manufacturing of Actos. According to various clinical studies the use of Actos has been linked to the development of serious life threatening side effects including the development of bladder cancer, cardiac arrest, heart attacks and kidney failure. Rights of Victims: Individuals who have suffered harm due to the use of a defective unsafe drug have the right to seek legal justice and monetary compensation via the filing of a product liability lawsuit. If you have any further legal questions feel free to contact our law office till free (855)385-2529. All confidential consultations are conducted by our attorneys free of charge. Latest Developments: In April 2014 Takeda, the largest pharmaceutical manufacturer in Japan and the manufacturer of Actos was ordered to pay $6.0 billion dollars by a U.S. court, while the United States distributor of the diabetes medication, Eli Lilly, was ordered to pay $3.0 billion dollars. According to a recent medical study Actos results in a 330% increase in the risk of bladder cancer. There are currently over 3,000 active cases against the manufacturers of Actos for the development of serious side effects including bladder cancer.