Elmiron Side Effect Lawsuit Attorneys
Elmiron is a prescription medication used to treat interstitial cystitis (IC), or bladder pain syndrome. While many people have taken the drug without any issues, some have experienced severe, life-altering side effects. Studies have indicated that patients have developed retinal maculopathy after being treated with Elmiron. Maculopathy refers to a variety of disorders of the central part of the eye’s retina, known as the macula. If the condition is left untreated, it can lead to long-term vision impairment or even blindness.
If you have suffered from maculopathy or other vision problems after taking Elmiron, you may be entitled to seek compensation through the help of an Elmiron lawyer. Contact the Elmiron attorneys at Farris, Riley & Pitt, LLP today. We can determine whether you or a family member are entitled to compensation. Call (205) 324-1212 to schedule a free and confidential consultation, during which we will discuss your legal options.
What is Elmiron?
Elmiron is the brand name for pentosan polysulfate sodium (PPS). Manufactured by Janssen Pharmaceuticals, the drug is used to treat a condition known as interstitial cystitis (IC), commonly known as bladder pain syndrome. The drug is also used to treat osteoarthritis and as an anticoagulant (blood thinner).
Patients often take Elmiron continuously for many years. Studies have shown that an irreversible visual condition has been linked to long-term use of the medication. Elmiron lawsuits against Janssen Pharmaceuticals demand financial compensation for the harm the drug has caused users.
If you or someone you love has developed any of the following conditions, you may qualify for an Elmiron lawsuit:
- Pigmentation Macular Degeneration
- Pigmentation Maculitis
- Retinal Maculopathy
- Dry Macular Degeneration
- Pigmentation Maculopathy
Other Elmiron side effects may include:
- Blurred vision
- Distorted vision
- Eye pain
- Vision loss
- Skin rash
- Alopecia (hair loss)
- Gastroesophageal reflux
Why do I need an Elmiron Lawyer?
Drug companies like Janssen Pharmaceuticals are extremely difficult to sue. Attempting to recover financial compensation for injuries caused by Elmiron can be an uphill battle. However, when you work with an experienced dangerous drug lawyer, you will have someone who understands the ins and outs of these types of claims. An experienced lawyer knows how to build a strong and effective case that will put you in a much better position to recover compensation for your injuries. A lawyer also knows the true value of your claim and what your case is worth.
Farris, Riley & Pitt, LLP can help you recover the following damages as a result of your injuries:
- Medical bills (past, present, and future)
- Pain and suffering
- Lost wages
- Loss of earning capacity
- Physical therapy
If you are hesitant to seek legal representation due to the cost, you’ll be relieved to know that Farris, Riley & Pitt, LLP represents clients on a contingency fee basis. This means you do not owe us anything unless you obtain a financial award for you.
Why Choose Farris, Riley & Pitt, LLP?
The Elmiron attorneys of Farris, Riley & Pitt, LLP are dedicated to helping clients get justice and compensation. We fight to win, and our record of success speaks for itself. We have secured several multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements for our clients. Attorneys Kirby Farris and Ken Riley have been helping injury victims for more than two decades.
Dangerous drug actions, including Elmiron lawsuits, are typically product liability claims. In the case of Elmiron, the drug manufacturer breached a duty of care to you by failing to warn you about the severe side effects. Farris, Riley & Pitt, LLP understands the most effective ways to approach these cases and how to counter the arguments from the drug manufacturer.
At Farris, Riley & Pitt, LLP, we are not intimidated by large and powerful pharmaceutical companies. Our firm has extensive experience in taking on pharmaceutical companies and helping people achieve the most favorable outcome possible.
Contact an Elmiron Lawyer Today
Retinal damage can result in permanent and painful damage. Vision impairments can drastically impact your day-to-day activities and quality of life. Your job and your earning capacity can be negatively impacted as well. The highly skilled and compassionate Elmiron lawyers at Farris, Riley & Pitt, LLP understand what you are going through, and we are ready to fight for your rights. Allow us to help you take legal action against the negligent manufacturer of this dangerous drug.
If you are struggling with vision problems caused by Elmiron, you may be entitled to financial compensation. Call now at (205) 324-1212 so the experienced Elmiron lawyers at Farris, Riley & Pitt, LLP can listen to your concerns and determine the best course of action for your case.