27 Jan 2015
The findings of a new study suggest that new-generation antipsychotic drugs, like Risperdal, Seroquel and Zyprexa, may significantly increase the risk of falls and bone fractures among elderly individuals. In the study, published this month as a research letter in JAMA Internal Medicine, researchers from Canada found that elderly patients taking Risperdal and other atypical antipsychotics had a 50% higher risk of suffering hip fractures within the first 90 days of being prescribed the drugs. If you believe you have been adversely affected by side effects of Risperdal, consult a qualified Risperdal attorney today to discuss your legal options. With an experienced Risperdal lawyer on your side, you can protect your legal rights and pursue the financial compensation you deserve for your losses.
A lawsuit filed recently by a 24-year-old man who claims to have experienced abnormal breast growth from the antipsychotic drug Risperdal, has been dismissed by a Pennsylvania judge, after it was discovered that the case was filed too late, based on the state’s statute of limitations. Although the outcome of this particular trial doesn’t necessarily predict the outcome of other Risperdal breast growth lawsuits pending in state and federal courts nationwide, it could influence negotiations with J&J to reach Risperdal settlement agreements. If you have suffered male breast growth or another potential side effect of Risperdal, consult a knowledgeable Risperdal attorney to explore your possible compensation options. With a skilled Risperdal lawyer on your side, you can protect your legal rights and seek fair and timely reimbursement for your losses.
A Louisiana man has brought a Risperdal complaint against Johnson & Johnson and its Janssen Pharmaceuticals unit over male breast growth side effects of the medication, a condition known as gynecomastia. The Risperdal lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana, and seeks compensation for lost wages, past and future medical expenses, mental anguish, anxiety, and pain and suffering. If you believe you have been adversely affected by breast growth side effects of Risperdal, consult a knowledgeable Risperdal lawyer to discuss your legal options. With a reputable drug injury attorney on your side, you can protect your legal rights and seek fair and timely reimbursement for your losses.