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Increased Risk of Bladder Cancer Puts Actos in Legal Challenges

Actos (Pioglitazone), the most widely used diabetes medication in the world, is now facing multiple legal challenges due to the recent warning about the risk of developing bladder cancer with the drug. According to several recent reports, the litigation involving the type II diabetes medication is now heating up. Personal injury attorneys are anticipating hundreds of Actos bladder cancer lawsuits will likely be filed in the upcoming months on behalf of bladder cancer victims.

The filing of lawsuits in United States began just weeks after the FDA announcement issued in June 2011 concerning Actos bladder cancer risk. According to a recent report, more than 25 Actos bladder cancer lawsuits have already filed against the manufacturer (Takeda Pharmaceuticals) in different federal district courts so far this September. Moreover, according the requests from the Actos bladder cancer affected patients, personal injury lawyers are now predicting thousands of lawsuits may be filed before the end…