Call Us For Additional Information
(800) 944-0973

Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy Lawsuits

Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) lawsuits are arising across the U.S. based on the many cases of patients who contracted this debilitating disease from medications prescribed to treat:

  • Psoriasis ? with Raptiva? (efalizumab), recalled in April 2009 by its manufacturer due to progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy concerns, or
  • Multiple sclerosis ? with Tysabri? (natalizumab), or
  • Rheumatoid arthritis ? with Rituxan? (rituximab)

Read more about progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy lawsuits.

Individual and Class Action Lawsuits

The progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy lawsuits initiated thus far are individual lawsuits, but progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy class action (group) lawsuits are expected in the near future as the number of people harmed by these drugs continues to grow.

It is of course very troubling to an individual to undergo treatment for one disorder and then develop a life-threatening neurological disease due to the treatment. progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy lawsuits are the injured individuals' attempts to obtain a legal remedy for their losses and damages due to defective treatment.

Damages from Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy Symptoms

There are a number of grave progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy symptoms that progress despite treatment efforts:

  • loss of muscle control
  • loss of balance and coordination
  • vision problems
  • speech difficulties
  • loss of thought processes and memory

Compensation for Losses Due to Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy

Law firms and solo attorneys who represent the victims of dangerous drugs are the appropriate legal counsel for progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy lawsuits. They have both the legal and medical knowledge to provide effective representation to patients who developed progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy following treatment with Raptiva, Rituxan or Tysabri.

A legal remedy in a progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy lawsuit may include financial compensation for losses incurred by a patient and his or her family, such as:

  • bills for medical treatment for progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy, including hospitalization and medication
  • long-term care costs ? e.g., skilled nursing care
  • adjustments necessary to deal with the permanent disability that progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy can cause
  • expenses for travel based on medical care and long-term care
  • funeral and burial costs when the progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy is fatal
  • loss of a loved one's financial and emotional support
  • emotional suffering

Find Out More about PML Lawsuits

If you feel that you may have a progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy lawsuit case, contact us to schedule a no-cost, no-commitment consultation with a progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy lawyer or law firm that represents individuals harmed by dangerous drugs. Medical providers and drug manufacturers have a responsibility to American consumers. When patients are injured from defective drugs, we fight to ensure they receive full compensation for their losses.

Need Legal Help?

Call Today: (800) 944-0973

Contact us for free information or to start a free case review.

 I agree that submitting this form and the information contained within does not establish an attorney client relationship.

Attorney Advertising Flood Law Group LLP
1101 Pennsylvania Avenue, Suite 600
Washington, DC 20004

Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy News

  • Risk of Fatal Infection Sparks Raptiva Recall

    April 9, 2009

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a voluntary Raptiva recall, April 8, 2009. The Psoriasis drug’s manufacturer, Genentech, announced the voluntary Raptiva recall and has begun phasing the drug off the U.S. market. Raptiva will no longer be … Continue reading