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Zantac Litigation Update: Bellwether Case Discovery Pool Chosen

The initial discovery pool of 350 bellwether cases has been chosen in the Zantac litigation. This group of cases will undertake case-specific discovery and the briefing of case-specific motions over the next year. The purpose of a bellwether case is to determine if the larger class-action lawsuit has the merits required to make it worth pursuing.

The Zantac Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee has been working with expert witnesses (like oncologists, toxicologists, and epidemiologists) to research the link between the contaminant in Zantac (ranitidine) and the development of specific cancer types. These initial findings were presented to the judge assigned to the Zantac litigation, Judge Rosenberg, in early December. This was an important step as it is critical to educate the court about the science behind the contaminant before our experts submit their reports in the coming months.

GoldenbergLaw is heavily involved in leading the Zantac litigation. As a member of the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee, GoldenbergLaw Partner Marlene Goldenberg has been taking depositions of key witnesses and reviewing thousands of documents produced by the defendants.

GoldenbergLaw is currently representing individuals who have taken Zantac for at least one year and been diagnosed with one of the following cancers:

  • Bladder Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Intestinal Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Small Intestinal Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer

If you or a loved one has taken Zantac for at least one year and has been diagnosed with one of these cancers, contact our Minneapolis office for a free consultation as soon as possible. Our team has more than 35 years of experience advocating for clients who have been harmed by defective pharmaceutical products. You can trust us to manage your Zantac case. Your involvement could be the key to elevating the entire class-action lawsuit!

Find out more by contacting us today and leave the sleepless nights to us.

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