Risperdal®

Meyer Blair, LLP Represents More Than 1000 Boys And Young Men Who Took Risperdal®.

Meyer Blair, LLP is honored to focus its energy and experience on behalf of more than 1000 boys and young men who claim to have developed breast tissue after taking the medication Risperdal®.

These boys and young men have been through so much difficulty and pain, and we want them to know that we truly care about them and they are not alone in this fight. We are their advocates. If you or a loved one took Risperdal® and thereafter developed breast tissue, we can be your advocates.

National Representation In Pharmaceutical And Medical Device Litigation.

Meyer Blair, LLP’s law practice is truly national in scope. Avram and Jeff currently represent clients who reside in Alaska, Texas, California, Montana, New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, Oregon, Wyoming, Michigan, Minnesota, Utah, Idaho, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, Washington, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Missouri, Wisconsin, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, New York, North Carolina, Arkansas, Alabama, Mississippi, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Virginia, Indiana, South Carolina, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Delaware, among others.

Do your research when hiring a law firm. Find lawyers who truly concentrate their practice on your specific type of case. At Meyer Blair, LLP, we truly focus on pharmaceutical and medical device litigation.

What is Risperdal®?

Risperdal® is an antipsychotic drug. Risperdal® has been linked to increasing the level of prolactin in boys and young men who take the medication. Prolactin is a hormone that has been linked to stimulating breast growth and milk production. In young males, increased prolactin has been linked to the development and enlargement of breast tissue. This medical condition is called gynecomastia.

Lawyers and law firms experienced in Risperdal® litigation can answer your questions and explain the process to you if you or a loved one took Risperdal® and experienced the growth of breast tissue. Risperdal® settlements have occurred and you or a loved one may be eligible. Not all claims will qualify, and settlements will often vary widely for claims that do qualify. Our lawyers are not handling these claims as a class action. It is our opinion that the class action process is not appropriate to handle these serious personal injury claims.

Risperdal® is made by Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company.

Side Effects That May Be Linked To Or Associated With Risperdal®.

Endocrine Side Effects-

  • Gynecomastia: the growth of breast tissue in young males.
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Diabetes

Cardiovascular Side Effects-

  • Hypertension
  • Myocardial Infarction: Commonly known as a heart attack.
  • Myocarditis: Inflammation of the heart muscle.
  • Venous Thromboembolism: A blood clot.

Nervous System Side Effects-

  • Extrapyramidal Symptoms: A range of neurological movement disorders.
  • Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome: Typically consisting of muscle rigidity, fever, autonomic instability, and cognitive changes such as delirium.

Gynecomastia: A Serious Medical Condition Affecting Boys And Young Men.

Gynecomastia is a serious medical condition. The unexpected growth of breast tissue can be a painful and difficult injury to a boy or young man. In addition to the physical condition, gynecomastia may affect one’s social life, health, confidence, and mental and emotional well being. Risperdal® has been linked to the production of a hormone called prolactin, which in turn has been linked to an imbalance which may lead to breast tissue. In some cases surgery may correct the physical condition; however the non-physical side effects may be lasting and irreparable.

How To File A Lawsuit for Risperdal®.

Filing a lawsuit for a Risperdal® related injury is possible with an experienced Risperdal® lawyer or law firm. An experienced lawyer working for a law firm can file a Risperdal® lawsuit against the manufacturer of the medication. Usually a potential client will contact a Risperdal® lawyer or attorney and provide factual information concerning the potential claim.

The Risperdal® attorneys will investigate the potential claim by ordering medical records for proof of use. The proof of use sought by the lawyer is generally proof that the medication has been taken and which brand or type. This usually takes form of physician or pharmacy records showing that the patient had been prescribed Risperdal® and/or that a prescription was filled at a pharmacy. The proof of injury sought by the attorney is usually contained in hospital or physician records showing that the patient had been treated for a Risperdal® related injury.

The Risperdal® attorneys can then incorporate that information into a complaint or pleading that can be filed against the manufacturer of the Risperdal® for money damages. Contact experienced lawyers or attorneys to learn more.

Risperdal® Lawsuit Settlements.

Our lawyers are ready to work for you. If you call us, we can discuss in confidence your potential claim and whether you may be eligible for our representation. If you are eligible and we accept your case, we will work to maximize your recovery and settlement. Settlements have occurred, but not all cases will eventually settle.

We work on a contingent fee basis. If there is no recovery, you pay nothing. If there is a recovery, our fees are calculated as a percentage of the total recovery; and advanced expenses are deducted from the client’s share of the recovery. It truly is a no risk proposition for our clients. Settlements have occurred in Risperdal® cases. Not all cases are eligible, and settlement amounts will likely vary. Call us today to learn more.

We understand the sensitivity of your potential lawsuit. We will treat you with respect. We strive to provide you with the necessary information so you can make an informed decision.

The Meyer Blair, LLP Difference.

Jeff Meyer, Avram Blair and their team work tirelessly on behalf of boys and young men injured by dangerous medications. Meyer Blair, LLP currently represents more than 1000 boys and young men who claim to have developed breast tissue after taking the drug Risperdal®.

We prove ourselves every single day with compassionate, easy to understand, client-focused counsel for life’s difficult challenges. At Meyer Blair, LLP, we truly have your back.

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