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 Androgel  (Testosterone Replacement Therapy Medication) and other Mass Torts

In many mass tort cases, plaintiffs have typically suffered harm from defective medical devices and pharmaceuticals, but these claims may involve any number of issues.

Claims for mass torts can be extremely complex and require the skill and knowledge of an experienced personal injury attorney to ensure that all plaintiffs are given adequate representation.

AndroGel Claims in Florida

Mr. Coulter and his team of lawyers throughout Florida are currently building up a large amount of claims against Abbvie Pharmacuticles, the manufacturer of a testosterone replacement dedicaltion knowns as AndroGel.   As many already know, AndroGel was given to thousands of men who were complaining of erectile disfuncstion, loss of muscle development, lethargia, and other various aging side effects.  AndroGel was given to them as the enw wave way to fight aging by increasing their testerone levels in hopes that it would provide these men with a healthier, more productive, and happier lifestyle.  What the Manufacturer AbbVie opted not to do at the unset of selling and distributing Androgel, was to provide an adequate warning label to the individuals that made use of this dangerous product.     Thousands of individuals in the state of Florida and throughout the nation have since sufferring from blod clots, strokes, heart attacks, cardiac arrest, and other health problems as a reuslt of being perscribed and/or taking AndroGel.    

The Law Offices of James B Coutler as well as few other law firms throughout FLorida are still talking on claims against Abbvie, the makers of Androgel.   When Androgel first came onto the market place it was taken and looked at as the alleged fountain of youth  Little did anyone know the terrible dangers associated with the medicaltion.  A One Hundred Forty Million Dollar Verdcit was recently obtained and then unfortunately thrown out by the court due to inconsistencies rendered by the jury.   That being so, such a verdict is still a positive sign for those lawyers who are still fighting for those that were injured from Androgel.  Some of Mr. Coulter's colleagues have a trial comming up in Chicago in October of 2018 regarding the AndroGel claims against Abbvie, and Mr. Coulter will have a better understanding of the value of these claims once another verdict is reached.

 If you or a loved one have been given and have taken AndroGel medication and suffered from Blod clots, heart attack, stroke, or even suden death after taking being on AndroGel, you are liely entitateld to a large amount of compensation.  It is importnat that you contact Mr Coulter and/or another attoeny before the statue of limitations funs on this claim.   contact Mr. Coutler directely if you would like to inquire further.  Our Office number is 321-586-9944

 

 

 


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Attorney for AndroGel and other Mass Torts Lawsuits in Brevard County, Florida

If you have suffered injuries or disabilities due to a possible mass tort in Brevard County, Orange County, Seminole County, Indian River County, Osceola County, or surrounding areas, call The Law Offices of James B. Coulter at (321) 586-9944 to speak with an experienced personal injury attorney.

James B. Coulter will work with you to recover any damages you are owed. He represents clients from his office in Satellite Beach, FL, and represents clients throughout the surrounding cities of Melbourne, Cocoa, Titusville, Cape Canaveral, Rockledge, Indialantic, Palm Bay, Cocoa Beach, Melbourne Beach, and West Melbourne.

Call today to schedule your free consultation.


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Mass Tort vs. Class Actions

While they share some similarities, mass tort claims are different from a typical class-action lawsuit in various ways. In mass tort claims, cases are tried on an individual basis. In certain parts of the legal process, including discovery, plaintiffs will be treated as one plaintiff. Damages in a mass tort claim are often related but may be unique for each plaintiff.

In contrast, class-action claims, plaintiffs share the same injuries or damages. Recovery for plaintiffs in class-action lawsuits are typically much smaller than that of mass tort claims. If you believe you have a mass tort claim, you need an attorney working on your behalf to get the damages you are owed.


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Examples of Mass Torts in Florida

Some of the most common types of mass torts involve the following topics:

  • Tainted foods or drinks;
  • Exposure to asbestos and other harmful chemicals;
  • Toxin exposure;
  • Defective pharmaceutical products; and
  • Defective tools and products.

Mass torts are one way to speed up the court process by allowing multiple plaintiffs to have their claims adjudicated in a more efficient manner.


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More Information on Mass Torts

Torts claims for medical malpractice and related matters- Visit Florida’s state legislature site for more information on different types of mass tort claims, elements of a tort claim, and related matters for personal injury claims.


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Locate a Lawyer for Androgel claims or other Mass Torts Claims in Florida

If you live in Satellite Beach, Cape Canaveral, Cocoa, Cocoa Beach, Indian Harbour Beach, Melbourne, Palm Bay, or surrounding areas and have sustained injuries which may have been caused by mass tort, call a personal injury attorney with The Law Offices of James B. Coulter at (321) 586-9944 or fill out the online form for a free consultation.

Find out more about Florida’s requirements for establishing a mass tort claim and the possible remedies for your injuries.

This article was last updated on Wednesday, October 12, 2016.  


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