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Who Can File A Zantac Lawsuit?

Who can file a zantac lawsuit? Zantac and a variety of other drugs containing ranitidine were withdrawn by the hands of authorities by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on April 1, 2020, due to their link to the carcinogenic chemical known as"NDMA. People who use the drug for long durations are now being diagnosed with various forms of cancers in the body.

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In the final count, hundreds of thousands of Zantac users across the United States are contemplating taking action in court against manufacturers of the drug in the last calendar year. As a personal injury law firm, one of the queries we receive often is whether a person has the right to file a Zantac suit.

In light of the tense and tension-inducing nature of a class-action lawsuit, it’s advisable to have an attorney assist you. Our team will discuss your legal options and will tell you if you’re eligible to participate in the multidistrict lawsuit (MDL) about Zantac. MDL 2924.

The types of standards used to determine the seriousness of a potential lawsuit are classified into two different categories.

Parameters of Use

The first set of guidelines relating to Zantac litigation should be related to the plaintiff’s prior experience in dealing with Zantac as well as its offerings. In this situation, the following rules were made:

  • You’ve been taking Zantac (or other products that contain ranitidine) on a continuous basis or regularly for a minimum of six months.
  • You are a U.S. citizen and used Zantac (ranitidine) in the United States.
  • You’ve taken one or more of these drugs:
    • Zantac Prescription,
    • Zantac over-the-counter
    • The generic products used to make ranitidine
  • Likely, you didn’t make use of Zantac (ranitidine) to serve purposes in Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Tennessee, or Puerto Rico, or reside in any of these areas.
  • Zantac is available all the way through 2006. However, we may not have access to any medical records if you utilize Zantac prior to the year 2006 unless you have visited an academic hospital, have copies of your medical records, or have access to the records.

Diagnoses and Damages

The second section of the guidelines deals with the injuries and diagnoses that occurred because of Zantac and other ranitidine-based drugs:

  • If you’ve had a diagnosis of cancer and it qualifies for the criteria of qualifying within a minimum of one year following the first time that you used Zantac or for at least 10 years from the date of the last time you used it.
  • When you’ve taken Zantac, there’s a possibility that you’ve contracted one of these types of cancers: for each, you must make sure you are aware of prior medical conditions that could render plaintiffs unfit to file claims:
    • Bladder cancer
    • The breast cancer (No family background and no BRCA gene)
    • Colon, rectal cancer, or colorectal cancer
    • Esophageal Cancer (Not The throat) (No Achalasia when it’s an existing)
    • Intestinal cancer
    • Gastrointestinal tumor (No H. Pylori as pre-existing)
    • Kidney cancer (No A or C because of the presence of)
    • The liver is cancer (No Hep C or B, since it’s a pre-existing condition)
    • A lung cancer (If the main cause is cancerous, then you should not have had any previous tobacco use for longer than twenty years or prior to the cancer diagnosis)
    • Pancreatic cancer
    • Prostate cancer in the prostate (Under the age of 69 at the date when the cancer is diagnosed)
    • Stomach cancer (No H. Pylori as pre-existing)

You May Be Eligible to Join MDL 2924

Presently, the most infamous lawsuit regarding the risks from Zantac is MDL2924, which is currently pending before the U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida. Based on the United States Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML), MDL 2924 is an overall total of 1,619 lawsuits as well as 1,573 cases in the process that ended in October.

Some of the claims made by victims were filed during the initial submission of MDL 2924. For instance:

Anyone who had taken Zantac or any other similar drug was at risk of developing cancer due to the inherent instability of the active ingredient ranitidine.

The number of cases that have been identified as being part of MDL 2924 is just the “tip of the iceberg,” and there are many more likely to be added in the coming “couple of decades. “

If you choose to take legal action due to personal injury or someone else’s injury that resulted from Zantac use and/or misuse, our firm is there to help. Knowing the accusations against Zantac and similar medications that contain ranitidine can help guide your decision.

Why People Are Suing Zantac

Zantac is a medication for heartburn with ranitidine as the main ingredient. This substance was found in 2019 to have “extremely high levels” of a carcinogen, N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), according to Harvard Health Publishing.

The tiny quantities of ranitidine aren’t hazardous. However, people who have taken Zantac for a long time (and suffered from cancerous signs) could be eligible for an agreement or judgment for their pain and suffering. The Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has announced an accidental recall of all Zantac products to ensure consumers’ safety.

You Could File a Lawsuit for a Lost Loved One

You can file a wrongful death lawsuit against the manufacturers of Zantac in the event that you lose a member of your family due to illness that was a result of Zantac. Zantac. Lawyers could make use of similar evidence to connect the death of the person to Zantac. The following are possible damages to be claimed.

  • Funeral, burial, or memorial costs
  • Guidance loss
  • Income loss
  • The medical bills of your loved ones prior to their death

The grief of your loss will not disappear until you’ve been able to receive the appropriate compensation. However, the medical costs of your loved one (and other costs directly related to the loss of your loved one) aren’t paid for. You may begin a Zantac lawsuit to seek a sum of cash that will help you during this time of crisis.

There is no reason to take on this job by yourself, however. You can employ a lawyer to assist you through this legal process.

Potential Damages From a Zantac-Related Cancer Diagnosis

In the event that you’re diagnosed with any of the following cancers, you may be facing:

  • A high-stress mental strain due to the anxiety that comes with being told you have cancer.
  • A sequence of hospitalizations, doctors’ appointments, and intense treatments to fight cancer
  • The price of visits to specialists, as well as different cancer treatments and medical care at home, you were required to be able to cover for yourself and your family members.
  • In the event of a loss of income that you were unable to attend medical appointments or receive treatment
  • A good-trained connection with your family members
  • Inability to participate in the activities you previously enjoyed

If you’ve had these or other issues due to cancer caused by ranitidine, you may be able to get compensation for these costs as well as losses through an MDL. If our team seeks the compensation you deserve, you may get the following:

  • Medical expenses related to the cancer treatment you received
  • Income-related and work-related benefits that you weren’t aware of
  • Pain and Suffering
  • The quality of life is decreased

Other damages may be recovered if your loved one has been diagnosed with cancer or another illness.

Damages Related to a Loved One’s Cancer Diagnosis

Suppose a person you love had been diagnosed with cancer because of taking Zantac or another medication containing ranitidine and died during treatment. In that case, it is possible to be able to seek damages for any of the following damage:

  • Medical bills they have to pay are a result of cancer
  • The amount you pay to take care of them
  • In the absence of income, the house might have contributed to the loss.
  • You lose your friendship as well as your comfort and guidance.
  • Costs for funeral and burial cost

In our legal service, we help clients identify the amount of damages they have the right to seek and what they might receive prior to taking on the issue.

Contact our Zantac expert. Connect with Our Zantac Expert Zantac Expert: The Justice Now

If you or anyone else in your family are frequent users of Zantac and you are in compliance with the requirements, you must call (530) 201-4340 to talk to the experienced team of USA Zantac lawyers in The Justice Now. Our skilled personal injury lawyers and attorneys for defective products have secured more than $150 million in settlements for our clients. We are able to assist clients in obtaining various types of compensation, which can include medical costs and injured and lost wages, as well as suffering. Contact us for more details. Request a Free Case Evaluation right now to begin your claim.

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