Recent Settlements | Actos Lawsuit

First Federal Actos Cancer Trial Being Tried in Louisiana

Steve Cid | March 14th, 2014
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The first federal Actos bladder cancer lawsuit to go before a jury began on February 3rd, 2014 in US District Court, Western Louisiana. The suit was brought by Terrance Allen, a former hardware store manager and user of the diabetes drug, Actos, against the manufacturer, Takeda Pharmaceuticals, Asia’s largest drugmaker. The suit alleges that Takeda willfully hid the cancer risks… Read more »

Jury Finds Takeda Failed to Warn About Actos Bladder Cancer Risk

Sarah Klein | October 9th, 2013
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A jury ruled that Takeda Pharmaceuticals failed to warn a deceased Maryland man about the risk that Actos, a diabetes drug, could cause bladder cancer.  They awarded the man’s family more than $1.7 million in damages late last month, but the judge immediately threw out the verdict.  This Actos bladder cancer lawsuit is one of 3,000 currently pending against the… Read more »

India Actos Recall May Be No More Than A Temporary Suspension

Jenn Fusion | July 17th, 2013
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Earlier this month, the Indian Ministry of Health and Family Welfare made a sudden decision to remove Actos and other drugs containing pioglitazone from the market. The sudden Actos recall was in response to reports of a possible bladder cancer risk that has led to bans in countries like France and Germany. India’s Actos recall: the case against the diabetes… Read more »

Actos Court Documents Suggest Takeda Knew of Bladder Cancer Risk

Shay Morrigan | February 25th, 2013
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The first of over 3,000 Actos lawsuits pending in courts around the country went to trial on February 19, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. The plaintiff, Jack Cooper, claims that after taking Actos for a little over two years, he was diagnosed with bladder cancer. He seeks to hold Takeda liable for failing to provide adequate warnings about Actos and… Read more »

IL Lawsuit Cites Link Between Actos and Bladder Cancer

Emma Gonzalez | February 21st, 2013
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On February 7, 2013, Aaron Zutler and Barbara B. Zutler filed a lawsuit against Actos manufacturers Takeda Pharmaceuticals. Their complaint was filed in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, and there joins other Actos lawsuits in alleging that the defendants had foreknowledge of the link between Actos and bladder cancer, but failed to warn the public of this risk…. Read more »