If your family has suffered the untimely passing of a loved one resulting from taking Actos contact our offices today for a free case evaluation. Actos has been linked to a number of physical ailments. This can include bladder cancer, kidney failure, death and other injuries. It is important to know your rights when it comes to ACTOS related claims. Many families are unaware that they may have a potential case against the manufacturer of the drug. We urge you to speak with a qualified Actos lawyer today . Our firm is accepting Actos cases nationwide.
Actos Wrongful Death Case
A wrongful death case occurs when an individual dies as a result of some unnatural cause at the hands of another or from a drug or product that is defective. With regards to Actos cases victims or plaintiffs who have advanced stages of liver failure or bladder cancer can perish from their injuries. If your loved one has passed from taking Actos you may be permitted to bring a wrongful death lawsuit. Wrongful death lawsuit allow you to recover for the loss of your loved ones. However certain exceptions to wrongful death statutes apply. For example the persons who are permitted to bring a cause of action include heirs, spouse or blood relatives. To learn more about wrongful death lawsuits click here.
Who Is Liable?
Liability for a defective product is usually imposed on the manufacturer of the product. Pharmaceutical companies are responsible when a product/drug they manufacture ultimately causes injuries. In most cases the injuries or side effects are not those anticipated by the drug manufacturer. As a result the takers of the drug were not informed about its potential dangers. Many unsuspecting users of the drug were not even aware that Actos was responsible for the injuries they subsequently sustained. Users believed that there injuries or symptoms were related to Diabetes. This consumer abuse and harm is not acceptable and drug companies need to be held accountable to those they have injured.
What If It Happened a Long Time Ago?
The age of a case or the statute of limitations is a critical element of any claim. If the case if filed outside the statute of limitations or SOL then you may no longer be able to pursue a claim for damages. Knowing how to handle delicate and often times complex statute of limitations issues a important to any ACTOS lawsuit. Generally with a defective product lawsuit you have 2 years from the date of the injury to file a lawsuit for your injuries. However that 2 year period is different for each party. The two year SOL begins to run when you have notice that Actos was the cause of the bladder cancer, kidney failure or other related injury. This knowledge can be gained from a friend, TV commercial, advertisement or any other manner. Once you have information regarding this issue, then the applicable statute will begin to run. Each state has a different timeline for when you can bring a case. To see a full list click here.
Nationwide Actos Wrongful Death Attorney Representation
Due to the nature of Actos drug litigation our offices are able to accept cases dealing with injuries associated with Actos. If you have had complications after taking Actos you are entitled to compensation for your injuries. The law firm of Downtown L.A. Law is handling Actos related cases. If you have been injured or if your loved ones have perished from taking Actos, contact our offices today for a case evaluation. (888) 649-7166