Colson Hicks Eidson has extensive experience representing victims in products liability actions who have suffered from taking prescription and over-the-counter drugs.
Byetta is manufactured and sold by pharmaceutical titan Bristol-Myers Squibb and produces almost $500 million in yearly revenue for the company. Initially approved in 2005, the drug is used to treat Type 2 diabetes. However, after its release, it was discovered that Byetta may cause serious and fatal side effects. If you have been hurt by this allegedly defective drug, our Byetta lawyer can help.
Our nationally recognized drug injury law firm is experienced with pharmaceutical litigation on the behalf of patients injured by defective medical products. We recovered a $38.3 million jury verdict on behalf of a patient who developed a debilitating condition after receiving a volatile spinal fluid drug during surgery. We have also been recognized by the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and many of our attorneys are named among the Best Lawyers in America.
Our drug injury attorneys in Florida fight nationwide drug manufacturers that prioritize profits over health and safety. There is no need to accept the suffering you experienced, so call our Byetta lawyer today.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently opened an investigation to examine the link between Byetta, pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer. This drug injury investigation comes after the Journal of the American Medical Association discovered that patients taking Byetta were twice as likely to develop serious conditions while using the medication.
The National Institutes of Health estimated the cost of treating pancreatic cancer is around $65,000 – and that only covers the initial hospital expenses. The ultimate cost of harmful Byetta side effects may also result in lost wages, rehabilitation costs, loss of enjoyment of life or wrongful death.
Even if Byetta side effects do not cause a patient’s death, it could result in the following:
If you have experienced any of these side effects due to this defective drug or a loved one has passed away, call our Byetta lawyer immediately. It is possible we can help you seek compensation for the drug injury damages you and your family have suffered.
The FDA has not yet issued a recall of Byetta. However, it is not necessary to wait for a recall before pursuing legal action against the manufacturer.
Through legal action, you may be able to gain compensation for your injuries and pain. Patients hurt while taking Byetta and the families who lost loved one due to fatal Byetta side effects could win drug injury damages for:
Our drug injury attorneys can review your case and help you make the best decision after suffering injuries from the defective medication.
If you suffered injuries or illnesses after taking Byetta, the law is on your side. Our attorneys have an office near Miami FL ready to assist you. We know how to apply the law to your case and will work to maximize your potential for recovering damages from the manufacturer of Byetta. We help patients nationwide harmed by negligent drug companies; they know the law firm name of Colson Hicks Eidson, and they know we mean business.
Contact our office nearest you today for a professional consultation at no cost to you. We accept most personal injury cases on a contingency basis, meaning we will cover the upfront legal costs to investigate your claim. If we are not successful on your behalf, you will not owe us any attorney fees for our services.