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Zantac


Diagnosed with cancer after taking Zantac? You may have a claim for compensation.

Zantac Lawsuit Attorneys

The common heartburn medication Zantac was recalled from shelves in September and October 2019 due to the presence of a carcinogenic substance in the drug. While the drug manufacturers continue to defend their drug, stating that the levels of cancer-causing substance N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) are lower than are present in many foods, people have already come forward with stomach and bladder cancer, claiming it to be a result of the pills.

Drug stores began pulling Zantac off their shelves after tests by the FDA and drug company Valisure found NDMA levels higher than should be present in the drug. This isn’t the first time NDMA has been found in medications: 2018 saw the recall of valsartan and losartan, as well as other blood pressure medications.

Getting maximum compensation for those who developed cancer as a result of Zantac

The attorneys of Berman & Simmons are strong allies of the people of Maine who are, or have been receiving, treatment for cancer after taking Zantac. Due to the drug’s delivery process, cancer could develop anywhere within the body’s digestive or excretory system, but is largely located in the stomach and bladder.

A cancer diagnosis and treatment process is life altering and overwhelming. The lawyers of Berman & Simmons know this and work with those suffering to get them the compensation they deserve. We have worked with people injured by a wide array of dangerous drugs and have the knowledge and experience to hold manufacturers accountable. The manufacturers of Zantac should have been aware of what is in their product, and if they were, they should have warned consumers of the dangers. Their failures have resulted in real lives being ruined.

Contact Berman & Simmons today to discuss your Zantac claim

Contact the New England dangerous drug lawyers of Berman & Simmons at 207-784-3576 to arrange your free Zantac injury consultation. You pay nothing unless we obtain compensation for you by settlement or jury verdict. We welcome the opportunity to assist you.

Frequently Asked Questions About Zantac

I have been taking Zantac consistently. What should I do?

If you have been taking Zantac over-the-counter or as prescribed, you should consider speaking to your doctor about changing medications. While the exact dangers of Zantac have yet to be determined, it isn’t worth taking the risk of continuing treatment with Zantac.

How should I proceed if I have been diagnosed with cancer?

If you have been diagnosed with cancer as a result of your Zantac treatment, contact the lawyers of Berman & Simmons to have your case heard. You could be owed compensation, and we will fight for you to get every cent you deserve.

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What compensation can I receive if I was harmed by Zantac?

Under state and federal law, victims of dangerous medical devices have the right to recover financial damages for various categories of loss, including:

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    Pain, suffering, and emotional distress, past and future

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    Interference with your enjoyment of life

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    Medical expenses, past and future

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    Time lost from work

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    Loss of future earnings

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    Wrongful death damages (for the estate)