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Taxotere Lawsuit FAQs

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about Taxotere Hair Loss Lawsuits

This page provides general information for persons considering filing a Taxotere lawsuit against Sanofi. Choosing an attorney to represent you in a Taxotere lawsuit for hair loss is a significant decision, not to be taken lightly. The first step is to educate yourself about your legal rights. To speak in detail with an experienced attorneys handling Taxotere lawsuit claims, please contact our firm for a free, no-obligation Taxotere lawsuit case review.

Why didn’t Sanofi warn U.S. patients about the risk for permanent hair loss from Taxotere?

It is not entirely clear why Sanofi issued Taxotere hair loss warnings in many countries but not in the United States. Sanofi concluded a long term study in 2005 which revealed that 9% of patients would experience permanent hair loss from Taxotere exposure. Instead of warning consumers, the company continued with its aggressive, and at times fraudulent, marketing tactics to boost Taxotere to global prominence.

Who can file a Taxotere lawsuit or make a Taxotere claim for hair loss against Sanofi?

Anyone who was treated for cancer with Taxotere and later experienced permanent hair loss of the inability to regrow hair may be eligible to make a claim by filing a Taxotere lawsuit. Likewise, family members of such a person may also qualify to file a Taxotere hair loss lawsuit against Sanofi.

What does it cost to have an attorney review my case?

We will always listen to your circumstances and give you our analysis of your case without any cost or further obligation. To obtain a free Taxotere lawsuit case review, use the contact form on this site. A lawyer handling Taxotere lawsuits for permanent alopecia will listen to your story, give their analysis of your legal options, and answer your questions as thoroughly as possible.

What is the cost of filing a Taxotere lawsuit against Sanofi?

Our lawyers representing clients in Taxotere lawsuits for hair loss work on a contingency basis, meaning there are never any legal fees unless we win compensation in your case. Anyone who has experienced permanent hair loss following Taxotere exposure, or the family members of such a person, are eligible for a free Taxotere lawsuit case review.

Aren’t most products liability lawsuits just class actions in which plaintiffs receive only small, symbolic settlements?

Taxotere hair loss lawsuits are not class action lawsuits. Instead, Taxotere claims filed nationwide will likely be consolidated together as Multi-District Litigation. Multidistrict litigation (MDL) enables many similar claims against a common defendant to be processed at once, at the same time preserving the unique details of every case. Individual claimants in a products liability MDL can expect to receive real compensation, with the amount based upon the individual injuries and damages incurred by each plaintiff.

Who is at risk for permanent hair loss from Taxotere?

Anyone who has been exposed to Taxotere chemotherapy treatment may experience ongoing hair loss problems. Research shows that 9% of patients exposed to Taxotere will experience permanent alopecia or hair loss. Taxotere hair loss may result in complete baldness or clumpy or patch hair growth.

What are the time limits for filing a Taxotere hair loss lawsuit against Sanofi?

Time limits that will apply to Taxotere lawsuits for hair loss do exist in most states. However, if you contact an attorney in the near future regarding a Taxotere claim, you will likely fall within the accepted time limits. To learn about specific Taxotere lawsuit time limits, contact the firm for a free, no-obligation case review.

We’re not the type of people who sue; do we really need to file a lawsuit?

If a member of your family suffered a serious injury or health problem as a result of a defective product or dangerous drug, long-term, or even life-long, medical care may be required. This could be incredibly expensive and since medical costs are continually rising may be largely unknown at the time of settlement or trial. If a member of your family died due to a defective product or dangerous drug, no amount of money can undo that wrong. It is our fervent hope that every defective products, drug or other medication lawsuit we file can serve to make the manufacturer take note of the loss and pain its product has caused. When that fails to make a company take action in the form of a product recall, greater warnings about its use and ultimately making safer products, we rely on their profit motivation to make them do the right thing. Unfortunately, in all too many cases it is only the fear of lawsuits and large settlements and verdicts that makes a company become a better corporate citizen.

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