Complex Civil Litigation

Taxotere Injury Lawyers in Flowood & Jackson

Permanent Hair Loss & Other Serious Injuries

Patients who were prescribed Taxotere and suffered permanent hair loss may be able to obtain financial compensation. At Shelton Davis, PLLC, we provide legal representation for people harmed by this drug, which is commonly prescribed for chemotherapy. We encourage you to contact our personal injury law firm to arrange a free consultation with a Flowood Taxotere attorney.

Failure to Warn Consumers of the Risk

Taxotere lawsuits assert that Sanofi Aventis, the manufacturer of the drug, failed to warn consumers of the potential risk of permanent hair loss associated with this medication. Had the manufacturer warned patients of this risk, they and their doctors could have opted for a different chemotherapy drug to avoid permanent hair loss.

This drug has been approved for use in the treatment of:

  • Breast cancer
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Non-small cell lung cancer
  • Metastatic prostate cancer
  • Stomach cancer in advanced stages

The most serious side effects of this medication include permanent hair loss and neutropenic enterocolitis, which is an inflammation of a pouch at the top of the large intestine that can be fatal. Other side effects include low red and white blood cell counts, pain in the bones, muscles, and joints, sores in the mouth and throat, infection, fluid retention, weakness and fatigue, nausea, constipation, diarrhea, and peripheral neuropathy.

Filing a Lawsuit

If you have suffered serious injury after being prescribed this drug, you should seek the advice of a Flowood Taxotere injury attorney to learn about your legal options. Attorneys David Shelton and Rick Davis provide legal representation for clients injured by this medication and other dangerous drugs. We work with doctors, chemists, and other medical experts to build a solid case for every client.

Our Flowood personal injury lawyers represent clients who have been injured by dangerous drugs. Please call (601) 228-3166 to schedule your free initial consultation.

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