According to recent medical studies and findings from the United States Food and Drug Administration the hypertension reducing and blood pressure lowering medication Benicar – Benicar HCT (olmesartan medoxomil) has been linked to severe gastrointestinal (GI) diseases including life threatening cases of diarrheal illness, and internal bleeding. Other potential severe side effects due to the use of Benicar include
- Extreme weight loss
- Intestinal villous atrophy
- Intestinal Inflamation
- Renal Kidney Failure
Olmesartan, sold under the trade name Benicar in the United States is manufactured by the Japanese pharmaceutical giant Daiichi Sankyo and was approved by the FDA in 2002. Our law firm is currently investigating possible dangerous drug lawsuits against the pharmaceutical manufacturers of Benicar.
Our law firm is dedicated to protecting the right of individuals who have suffered severe gastrointestinal issues due to the taking of Benicar. Feel free to contact our law firm to schedule a free no cost and confidential case evaluation. Feel free to contact our law office toll free (888) 649-7166.
Filing a Product Liability Case Against Manufacturers
In most instances drug side effect lawsuits are based on a product liability cause of action. Defective product cases can be proven by three different methods. 1. Defect in the original R&D research and design of the drug. 2. Defect in the manufacturing process of the drug resulting in an increase in its potential harm. 3. Labeling defect or failure to properly warn consumers of all known and knowable dangers associated with its use.
Wrongful Death Claim Against Pharmaceutical Companies
Sadly in some instance the side effects of benicar can be so detrimental so as to lead to the death of the individual. In most jurisdictions in the United States certain relatives of the deceased are able to file a wrongful death cause of action against the manufacturers and distributors of the defective pharmaceutical medication.
What is the Average Case Settlement for Harm Caused by Benicar
One of the most common questions asked by our clients regarding their claim is, “what is the average settlement value of my case” or “what is my case worth.” The average potential estimated value of a Benicar side effect lawsuit is dependent on several significant factors. Some of the most important factors are as follows.
- The severity and magnitude of the harm suffered due to the use of the drug.
- Medical costs including hospitalization and rehabilitation expenses.
- Level of pain and suffering including emotion trauma.
- Lost wages and loss of future income due to permanent disability
- Possibility or availability for punitive damage awards.
Attorney Representation – Free Consultation Available
Our attorneys provide our clients with free and confidential legal consultations regarding their claim. Our law firm is able to litigate federal bases drug injury claims on a national level including, Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, San Francisco, San Diego, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Miami, and Atlanta. If you have any further legal questions feel free to contact our law firm toll free (855)385-2529.
Further Information: Mayo Clinic Study – Severe Spruelike Enteropathy Associated With Olmesartan Benicar Benicar Class Action Lawsuit Information FDA Warning for Benicar