Patients who have been exposed to the heavy metal gadolinium through MRI are at risk for developing gadolinium deposition disease. The manufacturers of MRI contrast agents were aware of the toxicity of gadolinium long before the public was ever warned. Critics say incidents of contrast agents side effects were preventable. Without knowledge of the risk of gadolinium retention, patients who have undergone MRI in the past two decades have been uknowingly exposed to the threat of contrast agent side effects.
Persons who have sufferd from contrast agent issues including severe pain, kidney damage, and cognitive decline from Gadolinium are seeking clarification of the qualifications required to participate in a Gadolinium side effects lawsuit. Our law firm provides free, no-obligation, confidential consultations to persons and families of persons believed to have been harmed by gadolinium deposition disease. This section contains information on the basic qualifications for gadolinium lawsuits. In general, these are factors that are considered in assessing each Gadolinium lawsuit claim:
For persons and family members of persons who meet these qualifications, it is likely you will be eligible to file a Gadolinium lawsuit for contrast agent side effects. There are multiple reasons to file a claim. First, Gadolinium lawyers believe individuals who have suffered from contrast agent side effects may be eligible for compensation for the expense of medical treatment, pain, suffering, and loss associated with exposure. More meaningful than that to some is the opportunity to hold a large corporation accountable for patient safety and dishonest business practices. Critics say contrast agent industry officials were aware of the threat of gadolinium retention from MRI contrast agents, yet continued to market the product to the public without issuing a warning, putting million at risk for serious MRI contrast side effects. Multiple nations have taken steps to reduce the use of certain MRI contrast agents to protect their citizens, but these substances are still in wide use in the United States.