Valsartan is widely used to treat high blood pressure. Certain batches of this medication have been contaminated by N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), a cancer-causing agent. Anyone who has taken valsartan between 2014 and 2018 and been diagnosed with cancer should now be exploring their legal options.
Lawsuits are currently in the works to get victims compensation for the many damages they’re now facing because the manufacturer’s negligence. If you or a loved took valsartan for at least one year between 2014 and 2018 and have since been diagnosed with cancer, call our team as soon as possible.
We fight to get injured people compensation for the costs they face. When a drug manufacturer produces a dangerous medication, they should be held accountable. Contact us today to schedule a free case evaluation.
Contaminated Valsartan and an Increased Cancer Risk
From 2014 to 2018, many consumers unknowingly took contaminated valsartan tablets. NDMA was found in batches of medication containing valsartan made by Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceuticals and Zhejiang Tianyu in China, along with batches from Hetero Labs Limited in India.
For years, the medical community has known about the carcinogenic properties of NDMA. These forms of cancer are closely associated with the carcinogen:
- Kidney cancer
- Stomach cancer
- Liver cancer
- Pancreatic cancer
- Colorectal/colon cancer
Though contaminated batches of valsartan have been recalled, many consumers have already been exposed to this dangerous cancer-causing agent. If you took valsartan between 2014 to 2018 and have been diagnosed with cancer, you have the right to pursue your legal options.
Schedule a free, no-obligation case review with our team today.
Why File a Valsartan Lawsuit?
When you’re injured by a defective drug, you have the right to hold that drug’s manufacturer accountable for the many costs you face. Cancer is painful, costly, and debilitating. You shouldn’t be forced to pay the price for a drug maker’s negligence.
When you file a drug injury claim, you can demand payment for:
- All past and future medical expenses
- Lost income due to your illness
- Pain and suffering
- Any other costs you face due to your condition
If you want to learn more about the damages you can claim in a valsartan lawsuit, don’t hesitate to contact our team of drug injury lawyers today. We want to get you the help you deserve.
Call Us Today to Get Started
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with cancer after taking contaminated valsartan, we want to help. The tainted Valsartan was sold to consumers from 2014 to 2018. If you believe you have a case, call us today so we can review your claim at no cost.
We have years of experience helping injured people get the payment they’re entitled to. Schedule a free consultation with our drug injury lawyers today.
This law firm is not associated with, sponsored by, or affiliated with Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceuticals, Zhejiang Tianyu, or Hetero Labs Limited.
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