If you took the prescription drug Neurontin (gabapentin) between 1994 and 2004 and experienced certain side effects, you may be eligible to file a claim in a class action lawsuit against the drug’s manufacturer, Pfizer.
What is the Neurontin Lawsuit About?
The lawsuit alleges that Pfizer illegally marketed Neurontin for unapproved uses, specifically for the treatment of bipolar disorder, ADHD, migraine headaches, and other types of pain. As a result of this off-label marketing, many patients were prescribed Neurontin for conditions that it was not intended to treat, and they may have suffered serious side effects as a result.
What Are the Side Effects of Neurontin?
Some of the potential side effects of Neurontin include:
- Double vision
- Slurred speech
- Difficulty concentrating
- Memory problems
- Weight gain
- Suicidal thoughts or behaviors
Who is Eligible to File a Claim?
You may be eligible to file a claim in the Neurontin lawsuit if you meet the following criteria:
- You took Neurontin between 1994 and 2004.
- You experienced one or more of the side effects listed above.
- You were prescribed Neurontin for a condition that it was not approved to treat.
How Do I File a Claim?
You can file a claim by completing a claim form and mailing it to the following address:
Neurontin Settlement Administrator PO Box 1906 Faribault, MN 55021-7161
You can also file a claim online at https://topclassactions.com/lawsuit-settlements/lawsuit-news/325m-neurontin-class-action-settlement-reached-third-party-payors/.
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What Can I Recover if I File a Claim?
If your claim is successful, you may be able to recover damages for your medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other losses.
Q: What is the statute of limitations for filing a Neurontin lawsuit?
A: The statute of limitations is the time limit within which you can file a lawsuit. In the Neurontin lawsuit, the statute of limitations is two years from the date that you discovered or should have discovered that you were injured by the drug.
Q: What if I don’t have any medical records documenting my use of Neurontin?
A: If you don’t have medical records, you may still be able to file a claim if you have other evidence that you took Neurontin, such as pharmacy records or witness statements.
Q: What if I don’t remember when I took Neurontin?
A: If you can’t remember when you took Neurontin, you may be able to estimate the dates by reviewing your medical records or by talking to your doctor.
Q: How much will it cost to file a claim?
A: There is no fee to file a claim in the Neurontin lawsuit.
Q: Do I need to hire an attorney to file a claim?
A: You do not need to hire an attorney to file a claim, but you may want to do so if you have complex legal questions.
Q: What are the chances of my claim being successful?
A: The success rate of claims in class action lawsuits varies depending on the specific facts of the case. However, the Neurontin lawsuit has been successful in recovering millions of dollars for injured patients.