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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 »

Another Actos Cancer Lawsuit Added to MDL 2299

Laura Woods | July 21st, 2014
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A California woman has filed an Actos cancer lawsuit that will be added to the ongoing multidistrict litigation in the Western District of Louisiana. Plaintiff Lynne Fain ingested the drug from 2007 to 2011. As a result of this use, she allegedly developed bladder cancer. Pennsylvania resident, Louis Pagano is also named as a plaintiff in the lawsuit. He ingested… Read more »