How do I join the Zantac class action lawsuit?

How do I join the Zantac class action lawsuit?

To join the Zantac class action lawsuit, you will need to prove:

  1. You used Zantac as indicated on the label.
  2. You subsequently developed cancer or another serious health condition.
  3. Zantac likely caused your illness and damages.

What is the average payout for Zantac lawsuit?

The standard legal fee for plaintiffs’ attorneys is 40% plus expenses. (In mass tort cases like Zantac with thousands of plaintiffs, “expenses” tend to be minimal.) So if a plaintiff gets a $100,000 settlement, the plaintiff can expect to receive close to $60,000 (60% of the total).

Has anyone received a Zantac settlement?

Many individuals and families who have been impacted by Zantac and ranitidine medications are now asking about the compensation available by pursuing a Zantac cancer lawsuit. From the start, at the time of this writing– there is no settlement of any pending lawsuits involving Zantac or ranitidine (generic Zantac).

What is the deadline for the Zantac lawsuit?

According to Flordia Statutes § 95.11(3)(a),(e),(k), the statute of limitations for filing a civil claim is four years from the date the injury or from when the injury should have been discovered. As a result, in a Zantac lawsuit, this deadline could begin once a doctor diagnoses an individual with cancer.

What can be substituted for Zantac?

Drugs that may be used as a safe alternative to Zantac include:

  • Prilosec (omeprazole)
  • Pepcid (famotidine)
  • Nexium (esomeprazole)
  • Prevacid (lansoprazole)
  • Tagamet (cimetidine)

Is Zantac back on the market?

Due to a possible cancer risk, all forms of ranitidine were recalled by the FDA in 2020, including over-the-counter Zantac. This acid reflux medication has finally returned to pharmacy shelves but with a different ingredient called famotidine.

How do I prove Zantac?

First, to potentially qualify for a Zantac cancer lawsuit or settlement, you have to prove use. That means that you have to show that you took Zantac (or another form of ranitidine). If you took prescription ranitidine, this can be easily proven by asking for a copy of your pharmacy records.

What is a good substitute for Zantac?

Will Zantac be back on the market?

Zantac will be back on the market when the manufacturer, Sanofi, can confirm to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that the NDMA levels in the drug are stable and do not pose a threat to consumers. Only then will the FDA “consider” making Zantac and other ranitidine products available.

Why is ranitidine not available?

Update: On April 1, 2020, the FDA requested manufacturers to withdraw all prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) ranitidine drugs (Zantac, others) from the market immediately, due to the presence of a contaminant known as N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA).

What replaced Zantac?

FDA recommended alternatives to Zantac (ranitidine) include: Nexium (esomeprazole) Prevacid (lansoprazole) Pepcid (famotidine) Tagamet (cimetidine)

Is omeprazole the same as Zantac?

The drugs are in different drug classes. Zantac is a H2 (histamine-2) and Prilosec (omeprazole) is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). Both Zantac and Prilosec are available over-the-counter (OTC) and in generic form.

Who are the lawyers for the Zantac lawsuits?

Lawsuits against Zantac manufacturers allege the drug contains a cancer-causing chemical called N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA). The law firm of Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman represents people from across the country in personal injury and wrongful death Zantac lawsuits.

Can a person get cancer from taking Zantac?

Although many people who have filed a Zantac lawsuit have done so due to developing cancer after taking the drug, this is not true for everyone.

How many cases are there in the Zantac MDL?

As of April 2021, there are more than 575 cases pending in the Zantac MDL. The multidistrict litigation (MDL) process allows courts to streamline lawsuits with common questions of fact. Unlike a class action lawsuit, the MDL process keeps the cases separate.

Who is the manufacturer of the drug Zantac?

Zantac was a very popular antacid drug since the 1980s. It was the 50th most prescribed drug with 15 million prescriptions a year. Millions more purchased the drug and its generic equivalent over-the-counter. This drug was originally developed by the European pharmaceutical company Glaxo (n/k/a GlaxoSmithKline ).

How to hire a Zantac lawyer for a cancer lawsuit?

All lawsuits and claims are handled under a contingency fee contract which means No Fees or Expenses Unless You Win. To find out more on how to hire a Zantac Lawyer for a cancer lawsuit, call the Willis Law Firm today at 1-800-883-9858 for a completely free and confidential evaluation of your case.

Who are the people in the Zantac class action?

Who Will Be in This Zantac Class Action? 1 Liver cancer 2 Stomach Cancer 3 Bladder Cancer 4 Intestinal Cancer 5 Colorectal Cancer 6 Esophageal Cancer

Who is the Willis law firm for Zantac cancer?

The Willis Law Firm however is representing injured Zantac users individual lawsuits when they been diagnosed or developed cancer after taking Zantac or medications containing Ranitidine. Individual Zantac lawsuits may provide compensation for damages including:

Although many people who have filed a Zantac lawsuit have done so due to developing cancer after taking the drug, this is not true for everyone.