In 2019 it was discovered that Valsartan is linked to increased risk of cancer development. If you’ve used the generic version of any blood medication that contains this ingredient and you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, you’re entitled to file a Los Angeles Valsartan lawsuit against the manufacturers of the drug.
This is due to the fact that the drugs contain some amounts of carcinogen. These findings are forcing pharmaceutical companies to recall drugs that contain Valsartan since lawsuits are quickly piling up. So, if you’re planning on filing a lawsuit about this matter and you’re seeking professional representation, the Rueb Stoller Daniel Law Firm has got the team to handle your case.
At the Rueb Stoller Daniel Law Firm, you’ll find a team of highly experienced Los Angeles mass tort lawyers with the qualifications to represent those filing their Valsartan lawsuits. We have dealt with Valsartan-related cases in the past and have a proven track record for ensuring that our clients get the compensation that they need. We’re readily accepting cases that revolve around Valsartan from clients in any of the states in the United States.
So if you’re looking for legal help, be sure to reach out to our top lawyers and schedule your free consult today!
What Caused Valsartan Lawsuits?
Valsartan is an Angiotensin II Receptor Blocker, better known as an ARB. In medications that are used to treat hypertension and high blood pressure, Valsartan is the main active ingredient. In addition, the drug has been used to treat a number of different conditions relating to different types of heart failure, hypertension, and several others.
Just like any other over the counter prescription drug, Valsartan has a number of side effects. However, the majority of complaints being focused on is that the drug contains carcinogens. Since the start of these cases, manufacturers are being forced to recall any of the three types of ARBs. The three types are Irbesartan, Losartan, and Valsartan.
However, the mass recall of these products only came after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued research that indicated that the drug did contain several substances that were related to causing cancer.
What Is N-Nitrosodimethylamine Or NDMA?
The EPA stated that products that contained the compound were possibly contaminated with NDMA. NDMA is better known as an organic substance that is deemed as a strong N-nitrosamine carcinogen group. The substance was also found to be semi-volatile.
However, while the chemical is still being widely produced within the United States, it is only done in an effort to perform further research on the product. Some time ago, the compound was actually used as an additive for rocket fuel, antioxidants, lubricants, and co-polymer softeners.
Ate Valsartan Lawsuits Still Being Filed?
The first recall left only a handful of cases being filed against it. However, as of December 2019, there are now over 159 legal actions being filed against the drug Valsartan.
Who Can Legally File And Take Action Against Valsartan?
If you or a loved one has used drugs that contained Valsartan and you’re now diagnosed with cancer, you’re all eligible to file a suit against the manufacturers. So if you know anyone in this situation, please encourage them to file a lawsuit. The following are cancers that can be sued for according to the Valsartan lawsuit:
- Liver Cancer
- Intestinal Cancer
- Stomach Cancer
- Colorectal Cancer
If either you or any of your loved ones have cancer after taking drugs that contain Valsartan, be sure to give us a call and you’ll receive free legal consultation on how you should proceed.
What Settlement Should I Expect From The Valsartan Claim?
Thus far, no set verdict has been issued when taking this form of legal action. Hence, compensation rates still fall into the hypothetical range. Compensation is given for the following damages:
- The cost incurred for treating cancer (Ongoing care, managing the side effects of your cancer, follow-up appointments)
- Suffering and pain caused by this life-altering treatment
- Loss of income because you were too sick (loss of future wages, time off)
- Mental and emotional suffering
- Punitive damages where applicable for misconduct as it applies to the manufacturer or pharmaceutical company
When Should I Hire A Lawsuit Lawyer For My Valsartan Case?
If you didn’t already know, when lawsuits are filed against main players like Big Pharma, they tend to be a huge deal and consumers have the hardest time. This is due to the fact that regular people don’t know how to go about all the details on their own. Hence, a trained expert who has relevant knowledge is needed.
In order to secure your success, you should consider hiring someone who is qualified and experienced in dealing with Valsartan suits. As long as you have an attorney at your side, your overall stress is reduced. This significantly increases the chances of you winning and receiving the compensation that you deserve.
At the firm of Dailmonte, Rueb, Stoller, we’re 100% committed to aiding those like you with their Valsartan suits in Los Angeles, CA. Our lawyers are some of the best legal professionals in the industry and they are very knowledgeable about everything that relates to Valsartan suits. We’re dedicated to ensuring that you receive the best legal assistance and guidance that you need to be successful in your case.
How Much Will An Attorney Cost For A Los Angeles Valsartan Lawsuit?
Lawsuits revolving around prescription drugs are usually only accepted on a strict contingency basis. Clients only pay for services if their case is successful and they’ve been compensated. Contact us today to review your claim with one of our experienced attorneys.
If your life of the life of someone you know has been negatively impacted by drugs containing Valsartan, be sure to get in contact with us today for expert advice and representation.
So call the Los Angeles mass tort law firm of Rueb, Stoller, Daniel on 1-866-CALL-RSD for your free confidential case evaluation. Being the experts that we are, we’re aimed at helping people like you successfully file their Valsartan suit and receive the compensation that they deserve for their suffering and pain.