What is Actos?
Actos, also known as Pioglitazone, is one of the most widely-used treatment methods for Type 2 diabetes (non-insulin-dependent).
What Types of products qualify for my claim?
Products using Pioglitazone include Actos, ActoplusMet, Competact, and Duetact.
How do I know my heart attack or heart failure was caused by Actos?
If you have been taking Actos and suffered heart failure or a heart attack, it may be likely that it was due to the use of Actos. Our firm will retain medical experts to review your condition, and determine if your cardiovascular injury may be linked to your Actos use.
What should I do if I think I was injured by a side effect of Actos?
You should contact O'Hanlon, McCollom & Demerath immediately. You should also save the defective product, including any packaging and directions. If injured, you should get immediate medical attention and follow your doctor's instructions. You should also take photographs of your injuries, as well as the defective product. You should also document in writing your non-visual injuries such as pain and impairment. Finally, you should contact the Consumer Product Safety Commission at 800-638-2772.
At O'Hanlon, McCollom & Demerath, our Actos attorneys understand that your injuries may not be your fault. Our expertise and experience, combined with our highly trained staff, make us uniquely well-equipped to handle even the most complex product liability claim. If you suspect you have a cardiovascular injury due to Actos, such heart attack or heart failure, and need to talk to a seasoned team of professionals, please contact us immediately for a free consultation.