Case EvaluationQualify your case in
just 5 minutes.
If you have developed symptoms of rectal bleeding or blood in your stool and have taken Accutane in the past, this could be a sign of a more significant gastrointestinal condition such as Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Ulcerative Colitis or Crohn’s Disease. Experts have linked Accutane to severe side effects such as these intestinal conditions and if you have been affected you may be able to recover money for your damages.
Lawyers are available to help victims who have taken Accutane and are suffering from rectal bleeding in with lawsuits against the makers of the drug, Roche Pharmaceuticals. Many people don’t even know that the Accutane they were prescribed years earlier may be the cause of their rectal bleeding, or that legal help is available.
If you took Accutane in the past and are experiencing symptoms such as rectal bleeding, blood in your stool, bowel pain, persistent diarrhea or pain or cramping in your stomach, chest or abdomen, these could be signs of a more serious gastrointestinal disease. Contact us today to learn how you may recover damages for your condition. Lawyers are currently filing lawsuits against the makers of Accutane, however, time to file is limited.
Lawyers who deal specifically with Accutane claims are available to discuss your legal options and answer any questions you may have about an Accutane lawsuit. If you have persistent symptoms like rectal bleeding, your first step should be to contact your doctor to see if they diagnose a condition such as Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Ulcerative Colitis or Crohn’s Disease. If so, they can inform you of what treatment options are available, how the condition may change your life, and what medical care you will need in the future.
In addition to learning about treatment of your condition, it is important to know your legal rights. Lawyers are currently representing patients for Accutane lawsuits in order to reduce you and your family’s burden of medical costs, pain and suffering and loss of earnings.
Lawsuits should not be used for monetary gain if another party was not at fault. However, a lawyer can advise you about how the makers of Accutane may have known of the dangers of the drug for decades while they continued to put patients at risk. Also, it is important to understand that you should not be stuck with damages such as medical bills, loss of earnings and changes in your lifestyle caused by the negligence of a drug maker. Proceeds from a lawsuit can help with these expenses.
Roche Pharmaceuticals discontinued sales of Accutane in 2009, however, they made billions of dollars for more than 25 years selling the drug. They are now facing thousands of claims for the side effects it caused. Verdicts in Accutane lawsuits have been awarded for several million dollars and settlements could range from hundreds of thousands to the millions. It is important to speak with a qualified Accutane attorney to determine what your claim may be worth.
Before you look to a lawyer for help with your Accutane lawsuit, make sure they are qualified to handle your type of case, have the resources to fight giant drug companies, and can commit the time necessary to get results. Thousands of Accutane claims are filed each year. Make sure your attorney has the experience and expertise to pursue your case to its fullest potential and to maximize your results.
Ask any potential attorney if he or she has been rated by their peers in their particular area of practice. If other people in the legal community won’t recommend their services, they shouldn’t be handling your Accutane claim. AccutaneRisks.com works with only the most qualified defective drug litigation firms in the country.
We are available to answer questions about the symptoms caused by Accutane such as rectal bleeding which may be signs of a more serious gastrointestinal condition. Contact us for a free, confidential evaluation of your case today. Simply fill out the form above or give us a call 24 hours a day to speak with a qualified lawyer about your legal options.