Posts Tagged 'lipitor diabetes in women'

How Many Lipitor Plaintiffs Are There?

number of lipitor lawsuits continues to climbAs Lipitor lawsuits continue to mount, it can be hard to keep track of the number of plaintiffs involved in the Lipitor multidistrict litigation. One year ago, Lipitor lawsuits were estimated to number just under 1,000. But many Lipitor lawsuits include more than one plaintiff. As one lawyer set to representing Lipitor plaintiffs in the South Carolina multidistrict litigation was reported to have said in a Reuters article, the nearly ...

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The Current State of Lipitor Lawsuits

lipitor lawsuit mdl at over a thousand plaintiffsWhat began as 56 federal actions against the maker of the world’s best selling drug has grown into a thousand-member multidistrict litigation. And with the first trial just months away, Lipitor lawsuits continue to pile up. So just what did Pfizer do to draw the legal fire of thousands of former Lipitor users? Several allegations have been leveled at the New York–based pharmaceutical giant, ranging from overly aggressive and ...

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How Many Lipitor Lawsuits Will There Be?

more than 1000 lipitor diabetes lawsuits filedAt least a thousand Lipitor lawsuits have already been filed as part of a South Carolina multidistrict litigation. Plaintiffs in Lipitor lawsuits claim pharmaceutical giant Pfizer marketed its cholesterol drug without regard for the safety of patients, concealing information about the link between Lipitor and diabetes. As Lipitor lawsuits continue to pour in, many are wondering just how large the litigation will grow. The lead lawyer appointed ...

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Number of New Diabetes Diagnoses Strongly Increase After Medicaid Expansion

medicaid expansion shows more suffer from diabetes than thoughtAfter a number of states expanded their Medicaid eligibility to include low-income adults, the number of new diabetes diagnoses also increased. A study in Diabetes Care talks about how expansion of Medicaid eligibility has had a big effect on the availability of healthcare to patients in vulnerable populations. Modern Healthcare recently detailed the study and some other possible results of the care expansion.

According to the study, patients’ ...

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4 Things You Absolutely Need to Know About Lipitor Lawsuits

link established between lipitor and diabetesAs evidence continues to mount proving Lipitor’s role in causing Type II diabetes in women, questions continue to surface about how to file a Lipitor lawsuit.

The cholesterol-reduction drug has been on the market since 1996 and millions of prescriptions have been written each year since. It wasn’t until 2012, however, that the Food and Drug Administration began raising alarms about a possible link between Lipitor and diabetes, particularly among female patients.

There is ...

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Lipitor Lawsuits Continue to Accumulate Against Pfizer

The number of Lipitor lawsuits against the pharmaceutical company Pfizer continues to grow. A story in Reuters explains the rising number of diabetes lawsuits that allege the anti-cholesterol drug has caused serious health complications in women. The number of lawsuits filed over the past five months in federal court has gone from 56 to almost 1,000.

In 2012 the FDA issued a warning that statins such as Lipitor have been linked to an increase in blood sugar. ...

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