New Jersey Proton Pump Inhibitor Attorney
Are you curious about your right to file a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) lawsuit? Talk to a New Jersey proton pump inhibitor attorney at Meirowitz & Wasserberg, LLP. We have years of experience handling some of the largest and most complex drug manufacturing company lawsuits in the country. We might be able to help your family seek justice and financial recovery through a personal injury claim or class action lawsuit. Meet with a lawyer one-on-one for a free, confidential case evaluation today.
What You Need to Know About Proton Pump Inhibitor Lawsuits
PPIs are medications that doctors might prescribe to relieve acid reflux or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) symptoms, as well as to treat ulcers and/or lower esophagus damage from acid reflux. The purpose of a proton pump inhibitor is to block the enzyme in the stomach that produces stomach acid, helping to prevent and treat ulcers in the stomach, esophagus, and duodenum. Several types of PPIs exist, with no major differences between them other than the potential side effects and drug interactions. Prilosec, Nexium, and Prevacid are some of the most prevalent brand names.
While taking PPIs sound safe in theory, the reality can be much darker for patients. Instead of soothing acid reflux symptoms and treating stomach ulcers, reports have emerged of PPIs causing serious kidney damage and other injuries. Studies have linked popular PPI drugs with serious side effects such as kidney disease, kidney injuries, kidney failures, and interstitial nephritis. So far, PPI manufacturing companies have paid injured patients more than $100 million in damages during personal injury lawsuit settlements. If you’ve experienced kidney complications after taking a PPI, call product liability lawyer in New Jersey.
New Jersey is the home of an ongoing federal multidistrict litigation (MDL) that consists of more than 270 individual PPI lawsuits. An MDL combines lawsuits of a similar nature against the same defendant to make the legal process faster, cheaper, and more efficient for victims. Our lawyers predict that the PPI MDL in New Jersey will expand to encompass thousands of cases before settlement, due to doctors widely prescribing proton pump inhibitor drugs. If you’re suffering health complications after taking a PPI, a New Jersey proton pump inhibitor attorney at Meirowitz & Wasserberg, LLP, wants to hear from you.
Take Back Your Life After Drug-Related Injuries
Drug manufacturers owe high duties of care to consumers according to the standards of the pharmaceutical industry. This includes testing new drugs thoroughly and extensively before making them available to the masses. Developing heartburn and acid reflux drugs without following the proper protocols for safety testing is an act of negligence. It could result in manufacturer liability in the event of patient injuries and illnesses.
Contact a Qualified New Jersey Proton Pump Inhibitor Lawyer
It’s our job as New Jersey personal injury attorneys to help victims stand up against major drug manufacturing companies in pursuit of damage recovery. A lawsuit might not be able to take back what a dangerous PPI drug did to you, but it can help pay for injury-related hospital bills, medical treatments, and permanent disabilities. It can also bring justice to the negligent drug manufacturer who could and should have prevented your injuries. If you believe your injuries merit joining the MDL against PPI manufacturers in New Jersey, give us a call at (833) 726-6326. We can discuss your future during a free case evaluation.