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Actos Bladder Cancer Trial Moves Forward with Testimony

Jacky Gale | April 22nd, 2014
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A Las Vegas jury recently heard testimony from the plaintiffs during a trial that associates Actos with bladder cancer. The case, which is proceeding in federal court before the Honorable Judge Kerry Earley, began on February 10, 2014 with jury selection. The case is expected to be handed over to the jury soon, which will consider the testimony of plaintiff… Read more »

$9 Billion Actos Jury Award One of Largest in U.S. History

Whitney Taylor | April 15th, 2014
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An Actos jury award of $9 billion in punitive damages has been awarded to a plaintiff who alleges he developed bladder cancer after using the diabetes drug. The jury hearing the case determined Actos manufacturer Takeda and Eli Lilly hid cancer risks associated with their drug. The plaintiff in the case, Terrence Allen, was also awarded $1.5 million in compensatory… Read more »

Four Wrongful Death Complaints Included in Latest Actos Injury Lawsuit

Whitney Taylor | April 8th, 2014
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Four plaintiffs have filed an Actos injury lawsuit, claiming use of the diabetes drug led to a bladder cancer diagnosis and death of a loved one. The filing has been added to a growing litigation in the Actos MDL underway in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana. The four plaintiffs are all bringing survival action on behalf… Read more »

Research Shows Actos May Boost Risk of Chronic Kidney Disease

Ava Lawson | April 1st, 2014
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As litigation continues to unfold regarding Actos and bladder cancer, a new side effect of this diabetes drug has come to light. According to Taiwanese researchers, exposure to Actos may put patients at increased risk for chronic kidney disease. The results of their study were published in PLos One medical journal in January 2014. The study determined that Actos patients… Read more »

Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuit Argues Drug Caused Decedent’s Death

Laura Woods | March 25th, 2014
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A Missouri woman has filed an Actos bladder cancer lawsuit against Takeda Pharmaceuticals in the Circuit Court of the City of St. Louis, on behalf of her father who died as an alleged result of ingesting the drug. The case, filed by plaintiff Jessica Butler, has been moved to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, as… Read more »