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Status Conference Held in Federal Actos Litigation

Ava Lawson | August 26th, 2014
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More than 3,600 Actos bladder cancer lawsuits are presently pending in Louisiana federal court before U.S. District Judge Rebecca Doherty. The defendant, Takeda Pharmaceuticals, is charged with concealing known cancer risks associated with its blockbuster diabetes drug. MDL 2299 was established by the U.S. panel on multidistrict litigation to centralize the growing number of product liability complaints alleging that Actos… Read more »

Minnesota Man Files New Actos Product Liability Lawsuit

Dawn Snyder | August 19th, 2014
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A Minnesota man who developed bladder cancer after taking the diabetes drug Actos for more than a year has filed an Actos product liability lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana. The complaint, filed on August 14, 2014, names Takeda Pharmaceuticals, its related companies, and Eli Lilly & Company as defendants. He began taking… Read more »

Actos Drug Injury Lawsuit Claims Takeda Hid Cancer Risk

Ava Lawson | August 13th, 2014
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A new Actos drug injury lawsuit has joined coordinated litigation before Judge Rebecca F. Doherty. The multidistrict litigation, known as IN RE: Actos (Pioglitazone) Products Liability Litigation, is taking place in the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana, where thousands of similar product liability complaints against drug maker Takeda Pharmaceuticals have been consolidated. Claimants argue that… Read more »

Alabama Man Sues Takeda, Alleges Bladder Cancer from Actos

Laura Woods | August 5th, 2014
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An Alabama man has filed an Actos bladder cancer lawsuit, claiming the drug caused him to develop the disease. Benjamin Long took Actos between August 2007 and April 2011. He was diagnosed with bladder cancer in 2011. Actos is a type II diabetes mellitus prescription medication. Also called Pioglitazone, the orally ingested drug was approved by the FDA on July… Read more »

Actos Injury Lawsuit Filed in Louisiana District Court

Stephanie Reid | August 1st, 2014
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Earlier this month, a plaintiff claiming injury at the hands of Takeda Pharmaceuticals and Eli Lilly and Company commenced a personal injury lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana. Specifically, plaintiff Carlos Parrilla, has alleged several counts against the defendants stemming from his alleged adverse reaction to the Type 2 diabetes mellitus drug Actos, which… Read more »