The last decade has witnessed a dramatic rise males who have been prescribed medications for the treatment of low testosterone. Unfortunately the use of the vast majority of testosterone treatment drugs that have been released into the marketplace can significantly increase the risk of cardiac health complications amongst users. Types of harms linked to the use of testosterone gels, injections, patches, and deodorants include, heart attacks, blood clots, pulmonary embolism, deep vein thrombosis, and death. Our law firm is currently investigating potential class action and or single party claims against the manufacturers of Straint. If you or a loved one have suffered from heart attacks, stroke, blood clots or pulmonary embolism due while taking the testosterone medication contact our law offices.
FDA Warning and Investigation Into the Use of StriantThe medication is designed to adhere to the gum and inner cheek of the user where controlled and sustained levels of testosterone are released. Recently new studies have raised concerns over the development of cardiac health effects resulting from the use of testosterone increasing medications. In response to these studies the Food and Drug Administration has released several Drug Safety Communications. On January 2014 the FDA issues a Drug Safety Communication regarding Testosterone Products where it states that the agency is, ” investigating the risk of stroke, heart attack, and death in men taking FDA-approved testosterone products.” More so the agency states that it is, ” providing this alert while it continues to evaluate the information from these studies and other available data.”
Defective Product Lawsuit Against Striant – Wining Your Case in the Court of LawProduct liability lawsuits are usually based on showing the presence of a defect due to faulty conditions during (1) The research and design phase of the drug, (2) The manufacturing phase of the drug or (3) A Defect in labeling; failure to announce all known and or knowable defects associated with the use of the product, (4) False advertising of a product and or off-label marketing to doctors and medical facilities. A key aspect of lawsuits against drug manufacturers over the past decade is their marketing campaigns with the purported purpose of encouraging individual to ask for the medication form their doctors. Testosterone drug advertising campaigns have been successful in creating the false belief that a large number of males in the United States are suffering low testosterone and thus need to be prescribed such medications. Average Settlement for Low T Medication Lawsuits – Compensation You May Be Entitled Too: Perhaps the most common question asked by our clients revolves around the monetary amount of compensation they can receive following a settlement of their case. The level of compensation is predicated on several factors specific to each case. A list of important factors in determining the value of a Striant testosterone medication case include…
- Severity of the harm suffered
- Medical and hospitalization costs
- Future medical and rehabilitation care
- Lost revenue, wages and loss of future income
- Non-economic damages including pain and suffering