Actos Lawsuits

Dangerous Drug Lawyers in Corpus Christi, Serving Nueces County & Beyond

Actos bladder cancer side effects have raised serious concerns about the safety of the diabetes drug, especially since a recent French epidemiological study linking Actos and bladder cancer led to the diabetes drug being pulled from the market in both France and Germany. If you or a loved one has suffered from bladder cancer or another life-threatening side effect, and you believe Actos to be the cause, contact our Corpus Christi Actos lawsuit attorneys today. You may be entitled to financial compensation for your injuries, medical expenses, loss of income, and pain and suffering, which you can collect by filing an Actos lawsuit against drug firm Takeda Pharmaceuticals.

Reach us online or by phone at (361) 238-2789 to request a free consultation today.

Actos Uses

Actos has been available in the U.S. since 1999 and is commonly used in combination with diet and exercise to treat Type 2 diabetes in adults. Actos (pioglitazone) is manufactured by Takeda Pharmaceuticals and works by increasing the sensitivity of muscle, fat, and liver cells to insulin. Actos belongs to the same class of drugs as Avandia, a Type 2 diabetes drug that was recalled due to its association with serious cardiovascular risks, including heart attack.

Actos Side Effects

Despite the fact that Actos may be linked to severe side effects similar to those associated with Avandia, the FDA has yet to issue an Actos recall.

As a result, patients who take Actos to treat their Type 2 diabetes may be at risk of suffering from major side effects like:

  • Bladder cancer
  • Heart disease
  • Heart failure

Actos currently carries a “black box” warning alerting consumers about the risk of heart failure in Actos patients. In June 2011, the FDA issued a safety announcement warning patients and healthcare providers about the increased risk of bladder cancer in patients who take Actos for longer than one year.

File an Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuit

The side effects potentially linked to Actos use are dangerous and may even lead to death. If you took Actos to treat your Type 2 diabetes and have since experienced a serious side effect, contact the Corpus Christi dangerous drug attorneys at Bandas Law Firm, P.C. to discuss your legal options. You are not at fault for the adverse side effects resulting from dangerous drugs, and you should not be asked to shoulder the associated physical, emotional, and financial hardships on your own. With the help of our experienced drug injury lawyers, you can protect your legal rights and bring public attention to the potentially harmful nature of Actos.

We provide in-house and in-hospital visits, as well as transportation for those who don’t have transportation of their own. Contact us today for a free consultation.

Real Clients Share Their Success Stories

  • Mr. Sigler and all his staff are awesome!

    “I have been a client of theirs for a few years and they have done a great job.”

    - Jesse L.
  • Jan kept me informed and up to date about the case.

    “I was considering my classic car a total loss until my sister-in-law told me to call Bandas Law Firm. I've never had to deal with a law firm before but Jan made the experience painless and easy to understand!”

    - Previous Client
  • I'm very pleased with Mr. Sigler’s representation in our case.

    “He was fully prepared and had the facts ready for the court. Should we ever need legal representation again, we will call upon the Bandas Law Firm and its staff!”

    - Gordon L.
  • Bandas Law Firm exceeds expectations when it comes to taking care of their clients.

    “They have handled my case in an exceptional manner and are on top of every aspect of my case. They take the time to explain every aspect of my case and have been very informative.”

    - Donna L.
  • An organized team that works a case with precision.

    “Great trial firm. An organized team that works a case with precision.”

    - Mike G.
/
  • American Association for Justice
  • Better Business Bureau Accredited Business
  • AV Preeminent® rating by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • American Bar Association
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association

What Makes Us Different

  • Experienced and Proven Trial Lawyers
  • We Are Available 24/7
  • Se Habla Español
  • Work Directly With An Attorney
  • No Case Is Too Big Or Too Small
  • You Won't Pay A Dime, Unless We Win Your Case

Contact Us Today!

You have a choice in South Texas, let Bandas Law Firm help you. 
  • Please enter your first name.
  • Please enter your last name.
  • Please enter your phone number.
    This isn't a valid phone number.
  • Please enter your email address.
    This isn't a valid email address.
  • Please make a selection.
  • Please enter a message.