Missouri & Illinois Personal Injury Attorneys
Call 24/7 800.391.4318
Free Case Review

Take the first step towards recovery & contact our office today.

  • Please enter your name.
  • This isn't a valid email address.
    Please enter your email address.
  • This isn't a valid phone number.
    Please enter your phone number.
    You entered an invalid number.
  • Please enter a message.
    Please select an option.
Fighting for Victims of Lipitor Side Effects

Lipitor Lawsuits

Lipitor & Diabetes Risks

Lipitor is a popular cholesterol medication manufactured by Pfizer. Also known as Atorvastatin, Lipitor belongs to a drug class known as statins anPfizerd is most commonly prescribed to patients with high cholesterol and risks for cardiovascular disease. Lipitor is the best-selling drug in pharmaceutical history. Since it was first approved in 1996, Lipitor has topped the best-selling branded pharmaceuticals list for nearly a decade.

St. Louis injury and product liability lawyers from Meyerkord & Meyerkord are currently investigating cases of otherwise healthy women who developed Type 2 diabetes after using Lipitor.

If you or your loved one would like more information about your rights and how our firm can help you pursue a claim, call (800) 391-4318 for click here for a FREE case evaluation.

Pharmaceutical Drugs

Type 2 Diabetes Associated with Lipitor

Recent studies have found an association between the use of statins – including Lipitor – and increased risks of diabetes. Although the link between Lipitor and the development of diabetes is still being researched, there have been reported cases among women of healthy weight with no history of heart disease or stroke.

Statins have come under increasing scrutiny for various reported side effects and because many critics believe that too many patients are being put on drugs such as Lipitor. Emerging evidence regarding more serious side effects such as increased blood sugar levels and diabetes has prompted concern from the medical community, consumers, and the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA).

Past studies have noted small but definite risks of diabetes after using statins. Others have suggested that middle-aged and post-menopausal women may be at greater risk for developing diabetes. With injured consumers beginning to file lawsuits, more research is expected.

Request a FREE Consultation to Learn More about Lipitor Lawsuits & Your Rights

Although many argue that the benefits of taking statins outweigh the risks, there is no denying the fact that some consumers are experiencing adverse side effects. Pfizer has been named in hundreds of Lipitor lawsuits, many of which were filed by women who developed Type 2 diabetes. These consumers claim that Pfizer did not adequately warn about diabetes risks and that information about Lipitor was misleading and inaccurate. Efforts to accumulate victims' claims into a mass tort claim are being made throughout the country.

For more information about your case and eligibility to file a Lipitor Lawsuit, call (800) 391-4318 for a free case evaluation.

The Most Positively Reviewed
Law Firm in Missouri

  • Very professional and courteous firm.

    “I'd recommend them to anyone needing a personal injury attorney.”

  • Geoff Meyerkord at Meyerkord and Meyerkord is number ONE.

    “Geoff is very knowledgable and easy to talk to. He made me feel that my case was the most important case he had at the time.”

  • Highly recommended!

    “Amazing and personal service.”

  • He is handling our case with care and consideration

    “We recommend Meyerkord Law Firm to anyone who needs an efficient, professional, and dedicated lawyer.”

  • From start to finish, Geoff and the rest of the staff went above and beyond what I expected

    “Whenever I had a question or needed clarification, they were just a phone call or email away. Responses were always prompt, courteous, and easy to understand. I can't recommend the Meyerkord team enough!”

Experience Makes
the Difference

  • We've recovered over $400 million for our clients
  • We are not afraid to take your case to trial
  • We will never settle your case for less
  • We have over 100 years of combined legal experience
  • You will receive personal attention and step-by-step guidance
  • MATA
  • MATA Volunteer
  • American Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Avvo 10.0 Superb Rating
  • AV Peer Review Rated
  • Super Lawyers
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • The National Top 100 Trial Lawyers