Crestor® Lawsuit

Our defective and dangerous drug attorneys are investigating Crestor® lawsuits on behalf of people who believe they’ve been harmed by the cholesterol medication. If you or a loved one believes you’ve been harmed by Crestor® (rosuvastatin), we may be able to help you. Contact an attorney for a free evaluation of your case.

Crestor® Lawsuits

Crestor LawsuitA Crestor® lawsuit can be filed on behalf of patients who have suffered severe side effects of the medication. If you’ve experienced any of the following conditions while taking Crestor®, you might qualify to file a lawsuit against AstraZeneca:

  • Muscle problems—Crestor® has been linked to the development of rare but life-threatening muscle side effects (symptoms include unexplained and persistent muscle pain, tenderness and weakness).
  • Kidney failure—The rare muscle problem can lead to severe kidney damage.
  • Liver problems—Your doctor should test your liver enzyme levels before starting you on Crestor® and periodically throughout treatment; Crestor® should not be given to patients with a history of liver problems.
  • Heart Complications—Results from a new clinical trial suggest Crestor® and other statin medications could cause worsened heart failure in some patients.

Certain patients should not be given Crestor®. You might be eligible to file a lawsuit if you were prescribed the medication and already had one of the following conditions:

  • Pregnant or nursing
  • History of liver problems
  • Known allergy to the medication

Certain medications have dangerous interaction with Crestor®. Make sure to give your doctor a complete list of medications you are taking. If your doctor accidentally prescribes you Crestor® while you are taking a drug that interacts negatively with it, you might be eligible to file a legal claim against your doctor for negligence.

How a Lawsuit Can Help

A lawsuit seeks compensation for injuries caused by dangerous drugs. Drug manufacturing companies and healthcare providers have a responsibility to keep American consumers safe. When something goes wrong, they can and should be held responsible.

A lawsuit can help you and your family obtain financial compensation to help pay for medical bills, lost wages, and lost economic support. Compensation can also cover your pain and suffering.

It is important to remember that only a qualified drug attorney will be able to get you the full amount of compensation you deserve. To schedule a free and confidential evaluation with a Crestor® attorney, please contact us today.