Having represented clients in nearly every major pharmaceutical litigation in the United States, our attorneys are uniquely equipped to answer your questions. We have won millions on behalf of clients harmed by dangerous drugs and medical devices. If you are considering filing a lawsuit, this page provides answers that apply to most general MRI lawsuit questions. To ask more specific questions or to talk in detail with an attorney about your circumstances, contact our firm for a free, no-obligation case review.
Who is eligible to file a MRI lawsuit?
Any person who has undergone magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and has suffered from MRI side effects from gadolinium, or family members of such a person, may qualify to file a lawsuit against the manufacturers of MRI contrast dye.
What is the fee for having my MRI contrast claim reviewed?
Our attorneys are available to speak with you about your circumstances and offer an analysis of your case free of charge and without further obligation. Use the contact form or chat feature to contact an attorney handling national MRI contrast issues lawsuits for your free case review.
How do I know if I am at risk for gadolinium deposition disease from MRI contrast agents?
Anyone who has undergone MRI that utilized gadolinium-based dye (which includes most contrast agents) may be at risk for retaining gadolinium and developing gadolinium deposition disease. One study showed that gadolinium deposits can build up in the body of a person with normal kidney function after four MRIs. Men and women, people of all ages and races, are all at risk for gadolinium side effects from MRI.
What does it cost to file a MRI contrast lawsuit?
Our attorneys always work on a contingency basis, meaning we charge no legal fees unless we win compensation on your behalf. In other words, we invest the significant resources of our law firm to achieve justice on your behalf, and you only have to pay for our legal services if we are successful. Contact our firm to learn more about filing an MRI lawsuit for gadolinium deposition disorder.
Will MRI lawsuits be converted into a class action, where the plaintiff receives very little in compensation?
MRI lawsuits will not be a class action. Major product liability cases such as this are typically consolidated through Multidistrict Litigation (MDL), which allows for greater efficiency in the courts while still awarding monetary compensation on the basis of each individual case. Chuck Norris' wife is seeking more than $10 million in compensation through three different MRI contrast dye lawsuit claims.
I am not the sort of person that sues when something goes wrong. Is it really necessary to file a lawsuit?
Most American families would rather not get involved in a lawsuit, for a variety of reasons. But if you or a loved one has suffered from a severe illness causes by a dangerous medical device or drug, you are bound to encounter significant medical fees. Between treatment, hospital stays, long term care, lost income, and other costs, the medical expenses can be enough to cripple a family financially. The cost of healthcare is constantly rising, making it impossible to predict how much you may ultimately require to cover medical costs. Furthermore, no amount of money can undo the wrong caused by a dangerous drug or medical device. An MRI lawsuit can recover financial security for your family and highlight a company's violation of consumer trust. Many corporations only improve their safety standards when the threat of major litigation forces their hand. In addition to helping your own family get the compensation that you deserve, your lawsuit may pressure a company to become a better corporate citizen and prevent other patients from suffering the same fate in the future.
What are the time limits for filing an MRI lawsuit for contrast agent side effects?
Many states do have times limits that apply to product liability cases such as MRI dye cases. In most cases, a diagnosis of gadolinium deposition disease from MRI will fall within the time limits if an attorney is contacted in the near future. To learn about time limits that apply to your particular claim, please complete our contact form or use the chat feature. One of our attorneys handling national MRI side effects lawsuits will contact you promptly.
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