Thousands of patients injured by the severe acne drug Accutane have filed a lawsuit. Plaintiffs who have experienced devastating side effects such Accutane inflammatory bowel disease are demanding compensation for past and future medical costs, and a lifetime’s worth of physical suffering and emotional anguish.
Who can file a claim for Accutane side effects?
Accutane users may be entitled to compensation if they have experienced any of the following side effects:
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease
- Crohn’s Disease
- Ulcerative Colitis
- Birth Defects
Free Accutane legal evaluation
Consultation with an experienced Accutane lawyer may reveal whether you are entitled to compensation for injuries and medical costs sustained as a result of incurable side effects like Accutane inflammatory bowel disease. A legal evaluation will take each individual’s unique circumstances into consideration. Questions an Accutane lawyer might ask a potential plaintiff include:
- When did you start taking Accutane, and for how long?
- Have you been diagnosed with Accutane Inflammatory Bowel Disease? Crohn’s Disease? Ulcerative Colitis?
- What was your medical history before taking Accutane? Is there a history of gastrointestinal disease in your family?
- When did you or your doctor first become aware that your injuries might be related to Accutane side effects?
Accutane lawyer will demand compensation
Patients who have suffered debilitating Accutane side effects, such as Accutane inflammatory bowel disease, often find themselves burdened with ongoing medical costs, continual pain and suffering, and a diminished quality of life. An Accutane lawyer may demand damages for:
- Medical costs
- Pain and suffering
- Attorney fees and court costs
- Lost earnings
- Reduced quality of life
- Loss of spousal companionship (consortium)
- Failure to warn
Filing an Accutane lawsuit
Accutane lawyers can help simplify the legal process and give you the best chance at winning compensation in as timely a manner as possible.
Lawyer are available to guide plaintiffs through complex litigation issues such as statute of limitation rules, discovery compliance, and courtroom procedure. An Accutane lawyer can also advise you on the pros and cons of joining an Accutane class action lawsuit, and lead you through the process of a possible case transfer to multidistrict litigation (“Accutane MDL”), or entering the mass tort currently pending in New Jersey. Attorneys may also serve as negotiators with the defendant drug company to help procure an out-of-court settlement or take the case before a judge and jury at trial.
If you have suffered a serious injury caused by Accutane, complete the above form or call the number at the right of your screen for a free evaluation of your claim.