LAFAYETTE — Takeda Pharmaceuticals and several subsidiaries were struck with a lawsuit in May by a widower alleging that his wife’s death was caused by Actos health complications that were not properly disclosed to consumers, according to the Louisiana Record.

The widower in question, Pedro Cardenas, claims that Takeda violated Consumer Protection Law in neglecting to properly research, test, and inform consumers of the health risks that Actos could carry in various consumers.

The victim, Betty Cardenas, who suffered from the alleged wrongful death took the drug from 2006 until 2013 to combat the effects of her diabetes. In 2015, she was diagnosed with bladder cancer and succumbed to the disease later that year.

The lawsuit is attempting to receive compensation for damages including attorney fees, wrongful death, and any damages the court views as proper.

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Our dangerous drug attorneys can help if you or someone you care about was harmed by Actos.

Lawsuits have been filed against the drug maker by both patients and their families seeking compensation for injuries caused by this dangerous drug. You may be entitled to a settlement.

We do not charge any legal fees unless you receive a settlement and we pay all of the case costs.  If your claim is not successful for any reason, you do not owe us anything.  We put it in all in writing for you. Our Actos lawyers will help you file your lawsuit.

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We will listen to your story and answer your questions. If you have claim, we will start immediately.

WARNING: There are strict time deadlines for filing Actos lawsuit claims.

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