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Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Avandia Class Action Filed in Illinois

An Avandia Class Action lawsuit was filed in St. Clair County Circuit Court by 43 plaintiffs last month in the state of Illinois. The suit claims the 43 plaintiffs in the avandia class action were failed proper warning from GlaxoSmithKline regarding Avandia's side effects. Side effects of Avandia has included heart attack and congestive heart failure. Thousands of reported Avandia lawsuits have been filed throughout the country since Avandia (rosiglitazone) was introduced in 1998.

Avandia Class Action in Illinois

The latest class action lawsuit was entered on 5/4 and against GlaxoSmithKline, SmithKline Beecham Corporation, McKesson Corporation and five other defendants. The Avandia Class Action lawsuit claims that the Avandia manufacture is guilty of negligence, fraud, breach of warranty and misrepresentation. It's been reported this Avandia class action lawsuit is asking for Avandia claim damages in excess of $650,000.
Earlier this month the FDA decided to pull Avandia off the shelf starting this Nonmember. The controversial diabetes drug will only be available through a special program called the Avandia-rosiglitazone Medicines Access Program. A portion of the Avandia statement made by the FDA includes:
"The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is informing the public of new restrictions to the prescribing and use of rosiglitazone-containing medicines. These medicines to treat type II diabetes are sold under the names Avandia, Avandamet, and Avandaryl. Healthcare providers and patients must enroll in a special program in order to prescribe and receive these drugs."

Avandia Settlements and Avandia Attorneys

If you or someone you know has been affected by Avandia side effects, you may be entitled to an Avandia settlement.  You should speak to an Avandia lawyer as soon as possible, as there are laws that set a time line for filing Avandia lawsuits.  If your Avandia lawsuit is not filed before the deadline, then you may miss out on your opportunity to claim an Avandia settlement.
The statute of limitations on Avandia lawsuits is based on many factors surrounding your claim. These factors include the state you file your lawsuit in, the injuries that were suffered and type of claim made. Every case is different and if you have any questions on the best practices when filing an Avandia Lawsuit, please contact our legal team. Complete the Free Case Evaluation form to the right to have your case reviewed.  If you have suffered injury as a result of taking Avandia, you should consult an Avandia lawyer as soon as possible in order to protect your claim for an Avandia settlement.

Avandia Lawyers – National Attorney Network

The National Attorney Network has connected the top pharmaceutical plaintiff's firms and Avandia lawyers in the country, with the latest information on the ongoing Avandia litigation, class action lawsuits and MDLs. Our Avandia attorneys nationwide are currently accepting pharmaceutical cases involving Avandia, Fentanyl, Rituxan, and Paxil and are investigating a number of other potentially unsafe drugs.
The statute of limitations on Avandia lawsuits is based on many factors surrounding your claim. These factors include the state you file your Avandia Lawsuit in, the injuries that were suffered and type of claim made. If you have been prescribed the diabetes drug Avandia and have experienced side effects, you may be entitled to compensation. To have an Avandia attorney review your case information please complete our Avandia Case Evaluation form.

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