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Zantac and ranitidine medications contain high levels of NDMA (n-Nitrosodimethylamine), a cancer-causing substance, discovered by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in September 2019. Thousands of patients who took the drug were diagnosed with cancer as a result of ranitidine manufacturers’ failure to warn patients of the potential cancer harms. You may be eligible to seek compensation from drug manufacturers by pursuing a Zantac lawsuit if you were diagnosed with any of the following cancers:
- Liver Cancer
- Bladder Cancer
- Breast Cancer
- Intestinal Cancer
- Colorectal Cancer
- Pancreatic Cancer
- Esophageal Cancer
- Nasal Cancer
- Throat Cancer
- Kidney Cancer
- Lung Cancer
- Prostate Cancer
To secure the maximum compensation for your claim, it is important you retain counsel and file your Zantac claim before September 2021.
Should I file a claim in the Zantac Lawsuit?
If you were diagnosed with cancer, yes you should file a lawsuit against manufacturers. Generally, to qualify for a Zantac lawsuit, you must have used Zantac for at least one year and been diagnosed with cancer. However, to determine your eligibility it is best to speak with a lawyer at 800-359-5690.
How much will it cost to file a Zantac cancer lawsuit?
Your consultation and retaining a Zantac lawyer from The Carlson Law Firm is free. We will never ask you to pay for anything out of your own pocket. Our firm will only collect a percentage of what you receive if your case settles or you win an award in court.
Will I have to go to court if I file a ranitidine lawsuit?
Because courts consolidated many of these claims, it’s highly unlikely that you will need to make a court appearance. The Carlson Law Firm is representing clients on an individual basis—which means that the award you receive will be based on the severity of your injuries.
How long do I have to file a Zantac cancer lawsuit?
To get the maximum compensation for your claim, it is important that you retain counsel as soon as possible and file your claim before September 2021.
Am I joining a class action if I file a Zantac Lawsuit?
No. The Carlson Law Firm is handling Zantac cases on an individual basis. Essentially, this means your lawyers will file a lawsuit on your behalf based on the merit of your injuries. As a result, if a judge rules in the plaintiffs’ favor or Zantac manufacturers agree to a settlement, the amount of money you receive will be based on the severity of your injuries.
What will my lawyer need from me to file a Zantac claim?
To file your Zantac cancer lawsuit, you will start by telling your story to one of our legal representatives in a free consultation. In this first step, you should feel comfortable asking questions about the ins and outs of your claim. Next, your representative will begin the intake process to determine the severity of your injuries by collecting documents such as your medical records. This will help us connect the science between Zantac and your cancer diagnosis. Other form evidence that will help your attorney build your lawsuit include the following:
- Pharmacy records
- Prescription records
- Pill bottles/ packaging
- Medical records
- Prescription drug cards
- Affidavits or declarations by the victim that he or she took OTC Zantac
Finally, we pride ourselves on keeping our clients updated on the status of their cases.
Do I need a lawyer to file a ranitidine claim?
It is in your best interest to contact a lawyer to begin your Zantac lawsuit. These are complicated cases that require a significant amount of legal knowledge, time and resources. Hiring a lawyer with the level of experience to fully represent you backed by a law firm with significant resources will give you your best chance at recovering from a cancer lawsuit.
Has anyone received a settlement from the Zantac lawsuit?
No. Settlement talks typically do not begin until manufacturers lose in several trials and appeals. Any legal advertising you see that is guaranteeing you a settlement amount should not be trusted.
How long will it take to get paid for my Zantac cancer claim?
It is difficult to determine when these cases will resolve and pay compensation to the victims. Currently, we are in the very early stages of the litigation process. Because of the extensive and complex legal work involved, your lawsuit can take years to resolve. If you or a close family member are undergoing cancer treatment, call a Zantac lawyer at 800-359-5690 to discuss your legal options as soon as possible.
Who will I sue if I file a Zantac claim?
The defendant in your Zantac lawsuit will depend on who manufactured the ranitidine you were either prescribed or purchased over the counter. Potential defendants include the following:
- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.;
- GlaxoSmithKline LLC; Pfizer Inc.;
- Sanofi-Aventis U.S. LLC;
- Sanofi US Services Inc.; and
- Chattem, Inc.
What is the latest on the Zantac lawsuit?
There is currently an MDL out of the Southern District of Florida in West Palm Beach. There are more than 560 plaintiffs with thousands more expected to join the Zantac lawsuit.
How can I contact a Zantac Lawsuit Lawyer?
If you were diagnosed with a qualifying cancer after taking Zantac, call a qualified Zantac cancer lawyer at 800-359-5690 or fill out a contact form to schedule your free, no-obligation consultation. The Carlson Law Firm is accepting clients nationwide.
Get help with your Zantac Lawsuit
If you or someone you know received a cancer diagnosis from the negligence of ranitidine manufacturers, you can file a claim. There is no telling how many people are living with cancer and do not know that a product designed to provide them relief led to far more significant health conditions. If you are reading this blog, share with the people in your life to inform them that they have options available to recover compensation through a Zantac lawsuit. These lawsuits can help pay for and offset the costs of the following:
- Medical bills
- Lost earnings
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of enjoyment
Further, a judge or jury may add punitive damages to the amount you receive. Punitive damages are monies awarded to a plaintiff when a defendant has behaved in a grossly negligent way.
The Carlson Law Firm is a national injury law firm dedicated to helping victims assert their rights against pharmaceutical industry titans. If you were diagnosed with cancer as a result of contaminated Zantac or ranitidine, contact our legal team to schedule your free consultation.