Testosterone Therapy Lawsuit

Low-T Drug Supplement Lawyers


Low-T Therapy Health RisksRecent research has linked testosterone replacement therapy treatment with an increased risk of heart attack, stroke, and death.

Testosterone Treatment InjuriesRecent research found that men who used low-T supplements were almost 30% more likely to have a stroke, heart attack, or die.

Lawyers for the InjuredExperienced injury attorneys with The Cochran Firm’s Washington, D.C. office are investigating claims related to testosterone therapy supplements.

Low Testosterone LawsuitIf you suffered health problems while taking a testosterone treatment drug, you may be eligible for compensation.

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Attorneys with The Cochran Firm, D.C. have decades of experience representing individuals and families who have been injured by others' carelessness or negligence.

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Our seasoned team of veteran lawyers have recovered millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for our injured clients.

National Resources

Unlike small personal injury law firms, we can deploy the resources of a national law firm to fight toe-to-toe with the largest corporate defendants when bringing your testosterone drug injury lawsuit.

Personal Attention

The Cochran Firm, D.C.'s testosterone injury attorneys provide personal attention to each claim. Unlike large corporate law firms, an experienced partner will be assigned to your case and it will not be handed off to an inexperienced entry-level associate.

No Fee Unless We Win

If you do not win your testosterone therapy claim, there is no fee. We handle cases on a contingency fee basis, meaning we don't get paid unless we win.

Deadlines Apply

Because legal deadlines apply to filing injury claims related to testosterone therapy products, we recommend contacting The Cochran Firm, D.C. as soon as possible.

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"A recent randomized clinical trial of testosterone therapy in men with a high prevalence of cardiovascular diseases was stopped prematurely due to adverse cardiovascular events raising concerns about testosterone therapy safety."

The Journal of the American Medical Association, Nov. 2013

"Testosterone therapy raised the risk of death, heart attack and stroke by about 30% in a group of veterans with a history of heart disease."

Wall Street Journal, Nov. 2013

"An association between testosterone therapy (TT) and cardiovascular disease has been reported and TT use is increasing rapidly."

PLOS ONE scientific journal, Jan. 2014

"The problem is that prescription testosterone doesn’t just give your T level a boost: it may also increase your risk of heart attack. It can add huge numbers of red blood cells to your bloodstream and shrink your testes."

New York Times Op-Ed, Feb. 2014

"The use of testosterone therapy was associated with increased risk of adverse outcomes."

The Journal of the American Medical Association, Nov. 2013

"Cardiologist Steven Nissen of the Cleveland Clinic said he and other experts “saw trouble on the horizon” with the rising use of testosterone."

Wall Street Journal, November 2013

"Men need to recognize the dangers of seeking a quick fix for aging, and doctors need to be more cautious in prescribing."

New York Times Editorial, Feb. 2014

"In older men, and in younger men with pre-existing diagnosed heart disease, the risk of myocardial infarction following initiation of testosterone therapy prescription is substantially increased."

PLOS ONE scientific journal, Jan. 2014

FAQ

Questions about testosterone therapy products


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How much does it cost to file a lawsuit?

The Cochran Firm’s Washington, D.C. office represents clients who have been injured by testosterone products on a contingency basis. This means that there is no fee unless we secure a recovery for you. There is no initial cost to hiring our team of experienced product liability attorneys to represent you.


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What research has found that testosterone products may be dangerous?

In November 2013, a study of men in the Veteran Affairs health system published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) reported a 30% increased risk of stroke, heart attack, and death in men that had been prescribed testosterone therapy. In January 2014, a second study on testosterone products was published in PLOS ONE, a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by the Public Library of Science. This second study suggested an increased risk of heart attack in older men, as well as in younger men with pre-existing heart disease. The risk of heart attack among men older than 65 doubled and doubled or tripled among men younger than 65 years old with a pre-existing history of heart disease.


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Have lawsuits been filed over testosterone products?

Yes, five lawsuits by men who suffered heart problems after taking the Androgel testosterone product have recently been filed in Illinois federal court against Abbot Laboratories and AbbVie. AbbVie is a subsidiary of Abbot and based in Illinois.


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What are some examples of testosterone products?

Brands of testosterone replacement drugs include AbbVie and Abbot Laboratories’s AndroGel, Lilly’s Axiron, Actavis’ Androderm, Bio Sante Pharmaceuticals and Teva Pharmaceuticals’ Bio-T-Gel, Indevus Pharmaceuticals’ Delatestryl, Endo Pharmaceuticals’ Fortesta, Mipharm S.p.A. and Columbia Laboratories’ Striant, Pfizer’s Depo-Testosterone, Auxilium Pharmaceuticals and Glaxo Smith Kline’s Testim, Auxilium Pharmaceuticals’ Testopel. If you have taken any of these products and suffered adverse health consequences, we urge you to contact The Cochran Firm, D.C.’s team of legal professionals at 202-682-5800.


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How large is the market for testosterone products?

It has increased dramatically in the last 10 years. Since 2001, the number of testosterone prescriptions given to American men has reportedly tripled. Testosterone is now administered in a variety of forms, including patches, gels, deodorant-type products, mouth strips, and injections. In 2012, three million AndroGel prescriptions were written. In 2012, testosterone product sales were estimated to total $2 billion, and are expected to reach $5 billion by 2017.

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