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D.Miller Law Fighting For Actos Bladder Cancer Victims

Lawsuits are now being filed on behalf of diabetic patients that took Actos for more than one year and have an increased risk of Actos bladder cancer.D. Miller & Associates, PLLC is still accepting Actos bladder cancer cases


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March 11, 2012 – D. Miller & Associates, PLLC announces that U.S. District Judge Rebecca Doherty has scheduled the first hearing for Actos bladder cancer lawsuit. According to the claims before Judge Doherty.

Actos, one of the best selling diabetic drugs manufactured by Takeda Pharmaceuticals, is alleged to carry an increased risk for Actos bladder cancer.

The initial hearing is set for March 22, 2012 in Lafayette, Louisiana.The U. S, Judical Panal on Multidistrict Litigation assigned Judge Doherty to preside over the lawsuits against Takeda Pharmaceuticals after sales of Actos in Germany and France to new diabetic patients was stopped due to the risk of Actos bladder cancer.

The U. S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had issued a warning of the possible Actos bladder cancer risk, but did not halt sales in the United States. According to the FDA, Takeda was told to include the possible risk of Actos bladder cancer on its label.

After the Actos bladder cancer hearing was announced, Takeda released a statement saying that it stands behind its product. "Takeda is confident in the therapeutic benefits of Actos and its importance as a treatment for type 2 diabetes.

“As a science and evidence-based company, Takeda firmly stands behind the substantial data available confirming the positive risk/benefit profile of Actos, which includes twelve years of clinical and patient experience with the product,” the statement said.

Symptoms of Bladder Cancer

Bladder cancer may spread to other organs of the body such as the bones, liver and lungs. Treatment and prognosis depends on the severity of the bladder cancer when diagnosed. Smoking may also increase the risk of bladder cancer.

Symptoms of bladder cancer include:

  • Bloody urine
  • Frequent urination
  • Pain on urination
  • Back or abdominal pain
  • Weight loss

Do You Have an Actos Bladder Cancer Claim?

If you have taken Actos for one year or longer and have been diagnosed with bladder cancer or have the symptoms of Actos bladder cancer, you may have a claim.

Thousands of lawsuits alleging Actos bladder cancer are expected to be filed against Takeda Pharmaceuticals.

D. Miller & Associates, PLLC is still accepting Actos bladder cancer cases however there is a time limit to file your Actos bladder cancer claim.

Lawsuits are now being filed on behalf of diabetic patients that took Actos for more than one year and have an increased risk of Actos bladder cancer.

The claims accuse Takeda of allegedly failing to adequately warn the public of the Actos bladder cancer risk.

For more information on Actos bladder cancer and the lawsuits associated with Actos bladder cancer call us at 1-866-483-2649 or visit the Actos Bladder Cancer Website .



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