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Illinois Actos Cases Consolidated in Chicago

2012 April 4

Those individuals living in Illinois and beyond who have taken the popular diabetes drug Actos, and have experienced side effects, can now file directly in Illinois State Court in Chicago Illinois.  This is a remarkable advantage to having a case moved from state court to Federal Court and every Actos victim should be aware.

Actos is the most popular medication in the world for the control of type II diabetes.  However, The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) followed European drug regulators recently and warned that the drug can have serious health risks, such as an increase in the occurrence of bladder cancer, among those taking the drug long-term.  Many individuals in Illinois presently take, or are taking Actos.

The FDA estimates that over 2 million people in the United States alone took Actos in 2010.  Of these, many will experience severe personal injury as a result.

If you or a loved one, have taken Actos, you should contact an experienced products liability.  Ryan Bradley, the author of this Blog, and his firm Phebus & Koester, LLP have handled many products liability cases and are focusing on residents of Champaign County and throughout Central Illinois.  

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