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What is the Statute of Limitations for Testosterone Cases?

Recent Testosterone Therapy Litigation

Several recent medical studies have called into question the safety of testosterone therapy, linking it to an increased risk of serious medical events, such as:

  • Stroke
  • Heart attack
  • Blood clots in the legs
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Death

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration initiated an investigation into the allegations of the harmful effects of testosterone therapy earlier this year. Additionally, American men have begun filing lawsuits against product manufacturers for causing the injuries including those listed above.

Statutes of Limitations for Low Testosterone Lawsuits

Unfortunately, there are time-limits to file a testosterone therapy lawsuit. In fact, the law in each state sets out a deadline for filing any claims for personal injury, which is referred to as the statute of limitations. Once a statute of limitations has passed, Plaintiffs are barred from bringing a lawsuit on the matter and, if they try, a court will likely dismiss the case.

Although two years is common for state statutes of limitations, some states provide only one year, and there are numerous caveats and exceptions that can shorten or sometimes lengthen the deadline. Every case is different, so you should always assume you have limited time, and quickly consult with a qualified attorney to determine the statute of limitations for your particular case.

Testosterone Therapy Lawsuit Background

There are a wide variety of testosterone therapy products on the market, including topical gels, pills, injections, patches, and implants. Common brand names include:

  • Androderm
  • Androgel
  • Axirom
  • Bio-T-Gel
  • Striant
  • Testim
  • Testopel

If you have suffered a serious medical complications due to testosterone therapy, the experienced attorneys at Lopez McHugh, LLC can help you receive the compensation you deserve. You should contact the office of Lopez McHugh as soon as possible to avoid the statute of limitations expiring, so call us today at (877) 737-8525 for help.