A California couple has filed a Lipitor lawsuit against Pfizer, alleging that the wife developed type-2 diabetes from using the cholesterol-lowering drug. … Read more
Lipitor Lawsuit Center
If you’ve suffered harm resulting from taking Lipitor, then you might have a case against Pfizer, the manufacturer of the drug.
You’ll need to make a claim, though, and your time to do so is limited. Call us now and speak to one of our lawyers, at no cost or risk. We can determine promptly whether you have grounds for a lawsuit.
If you’ve taken Lipitor and developed type-2 diabetes, then you might be entitled to compensation for your injuries, including out-of-pocket costs, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
Don’t expect Pfizer to volunteer to write you a check, though. You’ll need to demand to be made whole.
In 2012, clinical trial results prompted the U.S. FDA to update the label of the cholesterol drug Lipitor to reflect a risk of type-2 diabetes.
Patients who have taken Lipitor and developed diabetes are suing Pfizer, Lipitor’s manufacturer, for injuries caused by the drug.
A recent study suggests that postmenopausal women who take Lipitor to control bad cholesterol are at greater risk of developing type-2 diabetes. Lipitor, manufactured by Pfizer, is the top-selling drug in the statin class, taken by more than 20 million Americans as a treatment for heart disease.
Lipitor, like many other prescription drugs, does help the vast majority of patients who take it. Unfortunately, it also carries with it the risk of certain side effects, which run the gamut from common and not serious, to infrequent, to rare and serious—indeed, including type-2 diabetes.
The number of patients who have experienced serious adverse effects from using Lipitor are growing, as is the number of lawsuits filed against Pfizer. Many in the legal community believe lawsuits will increase to the point that Pfizer might consider settling out of court with some plaintiffs.
The JPML has ordered, for several reasons, that a group of pending Lipitor diabetes lawsuits not be consolidated into a federal multidistrict litigation…. Read more
A recent study suggests in addition to raising the risk of developing diabetes, Lipitor use could cause an increased risk for the development of cataracts. … Read more