Dianette is a type of contraceptive that is prescribed to women. It is also prescribed for some other uses, such as severe acne or excess hair growth. Dianette contraceptives have been linked to various injuries and side effects, which may include:
- Abdominal pain
- Weight changes/fluid retention
- Breast tenderness
- Vaginal thrush
In recent studies, Dianette products have been linked to more serious injuries. In particular, the drug has been linked to the occurrence of fatal blood clots (pulmonary embolism), resulting in serious injury or death.
Who Can be Held Liable for Dianette Injuries?
Dianette injuries may be serious, and liability can be traced to various party. These parties may include:
- Pharmacy professionals and workers
- Manufacturers and distributors of Dianette
- Doctors and other professionals who may handle or prescribe Dianette
In most cases, liability for Dianette injuries can be based on a negligence claim. For other cases, such as those involving a manufacturer, the liability claim may be based on a product defect claim or other similar legal theory. Other legal issues may also be involved, such as a failure to diagnose a condition related to Dianette use.
Are There any Legal Remedies for Dianette Contraceptive Injuries?
Dianette contraceptive injuries can lead to legal action or lawsuits. Remedies in such claims may include a monetary damages award. The award may cover expenses and losses of the victim, such as medical costs, additional hospital bills, loss of earning capacity, and other costs. Dianette claims may be filed as a class action claim if many persons are all affected by the same type of issue or injury.
Do I Need a Lawyer for Assistance with a Dianette Claim?
Dianette injuries can be very serious, and in some cases, they can be life-threatening. It may be in your best interests to hire a personal injury lawyer in your area if you need legal advice or representation for your claim. Your attorney can provide you with the legal information and guidance needed for your case. Also, if you need to appear in court, your lawyer can provide you with assistance during those times as well.