Have You Suffered Serious Side Effects After Taking Weight Loss Drugs?

Patients across the country are filing weight loss drug lawsuits after experiencing severe gastrointestinal dysfunction or disorders caused by weight loss injections. Jim Glaser Law offers free case reviews to advise affected individuals of their legal options and rights. If you’re looking for guidance or have questions about a possible Boston lawsuit for Mounjaro or Ozempic, Jimmy Knows® how to help. Get in touch today to learn more!

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Attorney Jim Glaser and his network of trusted legal professionals have decades of experience bringing justice to drug injury claims, and we are here to help with your Boston weight loss drug lawsuit. Ozempic and Mounjaro, although not approved specifically for weight loss but rather for the treatment of diabetes, have been widely prescribed off-label due to their weight loss side effects. However, higher doses of these drugs, similar to those found in weight loss-approved versions like Wegovy and Zepbound, have been associated with severe gastrointestinal issues. These adverse conditions include gastroparesis (a condition that affects the normal movement of the stomach muscles), ileus (a painful obstruction of part of the intestine), gallbladder disease, and pancreatitis.

If you have experienced any of these severe side effects after taking a weight loss injection, you may be eligible to file a lawsuit in Boston for Ozempic or Mounjaro with the assistance of a skilled drug injury lawyer from Jim Glaser Law.

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Why File an Ozempic or Mounjaro Lawsuit in Boston?

You might be contemplating the value of filing a lawsuit for the complications you’ve encountered due to these diabetes drugs prescribed for weight loss. There are several significant reasons to consider taking legal action:

  • Compensation for Damages: The financial burden of medical treatments, lost income, and the emotional distress from adverse drug reactions can be overwhelming. You deserve compensation for these hardships, and the law allows for your right to seek these damages.
  • Holding Manufacturers Accountable: Though it comes second to bringing you justice for your injury, we strongly believe in holding drug manufacturers accountable for the safety of their products and the transparency of information provided to consumers. By filing a lawsuit, you contribute to this accountability.
  • Promoting Drug Safety: Legal action can highlight the need for safer drug options and better regulatory oversight, potentially leading to improvements in drug safety and prescribing practices.
  • Informed Consent: Many individuals affected by these drugs were not adequately informed about the potential risks. Filing a lawsuit can emphasize the importance of informed consent in health care.

Trying to handle the entire process of a lawsuit on your own can be incredibly difficult. It requires gathering evidence, understanding complex legal principles, adhering to tight deadlines, and accurately calculating all related expenses. Partnering with an experienced weight loss injury attorney from Jim Glaser Law can significantly ease this process, ensuring your case is compelling and comprehensive.

A doctor presents a model of the digestive system.Serious Side Effects of Ozempic and Mounjaro

The adverse effects associated with these medications can be severe and include gastroparesis, pancreatitis, gallbladder disease, and ileus. Symptoms to watch for while receiving these injections include the following:

  • Severe abdominal pain
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Bloating
  • Loss of appetite
  • Unexpected or drastic weight loss, beyond what is expected from the medication

If you encounter these symptoms, consult with your healthcare provider as soon as possible. If your symptoms are life-threatening, call 911 or go to an emergency room immediately.

Other Drugs Like Ozempic and Mounjaro

Ozempic and Mounjaro are part of a class of drugs known as GLP-1 agonists, which includes others like Saxenda, Trulicity, and Wegovy. These medications are involved in multidistrict litigation (MDL) due to their side effects. If you’ve experienced adverse effects from any GLP-1 agonist used for weight loss, act swiftly and contact Jim Glaser Law to explore your legal options.

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Damages You Can Recover in a Boston Weight Loss Drug Lawsuit

The repercussions of these drug side effects can extend across various aspects of your life, but you can generally seek compensation for:

  • Medical Treatment Costs: This includes hospital stays, treatments, and any ongoing healthcare needs.
  • Medication Costs: The cost of the weight loss drugs themselves can be recovered.
  • Lost Wages: If you’ve missed work or cannot work at the same capacity as before, compensation for lost wages or diminished earning capacity is possible.
  • Pain and Suffering: This covers the physical and emotional distress caused by the side effects.
  • Punitive Damages: In some cases, additional damages may be awarded to punish the manufacturer for negligence.

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What To Do If You’ve Been Harmed by Ozempic or Mounjaro

Your health is paramount. Discuss your side effects with your doctor or seek emergency medical help if necessary.

Our team offers free case reviews and works on a contingency basis, meaning you won’t pay unless we win your case.

After deciding to move forward, Jim Glaser Law will begin the meticulous process of gathering and preparing evidence to build a strong claim on your behalf. This step involves:

    • Medical Records Collection: Gathering all relevant medical records that document your health before and after using Ozempic or Mounjaro. These records are vital for establishing a direct link between your use of the weight loss drug and the side effects you experienced.
    • Expert Testimonies: Engaging with medical experts who can provide insights into how the drug may have caused your condition. Their testimonies will reinforce the causal relationship between the drug and your side effects.
    • Investigating Similar Cases: Reviewing similar cases to understand how others have been affected and how such cases have been resolved can provide valuable insights and strategies for your lawsuit.
    • Documenting Expenses and Losses: Compiling evidence of all related expenses and losses you’ve incurred, including medical bills, lost wages, and other damages, to ensure that your claim accurately reflects the full extent of your losses.

We will help you file your lawsuit within the appropriate time frame, ensuring you do not miss your opportunity for compensation.

Your attorney will advocate for the maximum settlement possible, tailored to cover all your losses.

The final step is receiving the settlement that addresses the full extent of your damages.

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Jimmy Knows!® How To Get You the Compensation You Need

Attorney Jim Glaser, founding attorney of Jim Glaser Law, is committed to assisting injured individuals in Massachusetts and throughout New England with their drug injury claims. If you are considering pursuing an Ozempic lawsuit, a Mounjaro lawsuit, or any other weight loss drug lawsuit in Boston, give us a call or fill out our online form to get started with your free consultation–we are available 24/7, so don’t wait to reach out! Let us stand by your side on the path to justice.