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A Drug Injury Linked to Diet Drugs Could Lead to a Texas Personal Injury Claim

Posted by John J. Kahn, Jr. | Mar 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Most people begin taking a diet drug to shed excess weight and live a healthier lifestyle. However, when the drugs result in serious side effects, instead of beginning a new chapter of their lives, consumers find themselves suffering severe health issues and filing drug injury claims with a Pearland lawyer.

Weight loss is a billion-dollar industry, and drug manufacturers want their piece of the pie. When companies act unscrupulously, or when weight loss medications cause serious harm, you may be able to file a Texas personal injury claim with drug injury lawyers and obtain monetary restitution.

There are a number of diet and weight loss medications that have made headlines due to a rising number of drug injury lawsuits, such as: 
  • Metabolife;
  • Ephedra;
  • Meridia;
  • Hydroxycut;
  • Xenadrine;
  • Phen-Fen; and
  • Emagrece Sim (Brazilian Diet Pill). 
Many of these drugs are linked to a host of dangerous side effects that consumers are oftentimes not aware of. Some of the scary side effects that drug injury lawyers have witnessed from these weight loss pills include: 
  • anxiety, psychosis and insomnia;
  • hepatitis;
  • increased blood pressure and heart rate;
  • seizures and strokes;
  • irregular heartbeat, arrhythmia and heart attacks; and
  • death. 
If you believe you may be experiencing any potentially harmful side effects from a medication you're taking, contact your doctor immediately. Then, as soon as you're able, consult a Pearland lawyer about filing a Texas personal injury claim. 

Contacting Pearland Drug Injury Lawyers

When you have experienced legal representation on your side, you can rest assured that your attorney will fight for all compensation to which you may be entitled, including past, current and future medical expenses; pain and suffering; lost earnings or earning potential; or wrongful death benefits.

While you focus on your recovery and emotional wellbeing, you should have Pearland drug injury lawyers at The Kahn Law Firm advocating for your rights. Contact us today – 1-713-226-9900 or toll free 1-844-301-KAHN.

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