Types of Legal Damages Available in Ozempic Lawsuits
August 18, 2023
You may have a chance to file a lawsuit if you took Ozempic and sustained severe injuries due to drug side effects. In this situation, it’s natural to wonder about the types of legal damages available in Ozempic lawsuits.
The funds available in your situation may vary based on the losses you sustained. An Ozempic lawsuit lawyer from our team at Zanes Law may help you seek funds to cover your healthcare expenses, lost work, and pain and suffering.
You can learn more about available compensation by calling or completing our online contact form.
Healthcare Compensation for Ozempic Lawsuits
Plaintiffs in claims against Ozempic allege that the medication caused them severe health concerns. A recent lawsuit involved a plaintiff who experienced serious gastrointestinal side effects, including excessive vomiting and stomach pain.
Other lawsuits against Novo Nordisk – the company that manufactures Ozempic – focus on claims that the medication causes gallbladder injuries, specifically gallstones in many cases. In both situations, plaintiffs allege that Novo Nordisk failed to warn of these risks.
Therefore, individuals negatively impacted by Ozempic may face high healthcare costs. A lawsuit may help you recoup your losses by covering your:
- Emergency medical treatment
- Time spent in a hospital
- Medical tests to diagnose your condition
- Procedures and medications to treat gallstones or vomiting
You can discuss possible healthcare compensation for your claim with a member of our team.
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Compensation for Lost Wages and Ozempic Lawsuits
An Ozempic lawsuit may also allow you to seek funds for any wages you lost while dealing with serious side effects caused by Ozempic usage. An attorney may help you secure compensation for lost pay, bonuses, and raises.
Depending on the severity of the effects of Ozempic on your health, you may qualify to receive funds for lost earning potential. However, you may only receive this compensation if the side effects leave you with a disabling condition.
Compensation for Pain, Suffering, and Mental Anguish
An attorney may also help you seek funds to cover your non-economic losses if you experienced dangerous health effects after using Ozempic. Non-economic expenses do not have a direct correlation to your injuries.
Instead, these funds cover things like your mental anguish and any emotional turmoil caused by the effects on your health. We can help you evaluate these losses when you contact us about filing an Ozempic lawsuit.
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Punitive Damages Through an Ozempic Lawsuit
Some current Ozempic lawsuits are seeking punitive damages for plaintiffs. Punitive damages act as a way for the court to punish the defendant, in this case, Novo Nordisk.
Juries often decide on an appropriate amount of punitive damages to award in large cases, with the amounts chosen varying considerably based on the severity of the injuries caused by the defendant.
We can discuss possible punitive damages for your claim when you contact us.
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How Much Compensation Will You Get for an Ozempic Lawsuit?
The total available compensation available through an Ozempic lawsuit will vary based on your losses and the court’s decision regarding Novo Nordisk’s liability for these expenses. The process of resolving cases involving this medication only began moving through the legal system.
As law firms see the results of Ozempic lawsuits, attorneys can provide more detailed information about possible compensation awards.
Attorneys often gather documentation, including your medical bills, when determining the value of legal claims. We can take charge of collecting information while working to ensure that the at-fault party has to cover all of your expenses.
How Long Will It Take to Get Damages with an Ozempic Lawsuit?
In some cases, lawsuits can take a significant amount of time to resolve, especially when plaintiffs sue large corporations like Novo Nordisk. You may expect your claim to go through months of discovery before ever moving to the court system.
However, the specific amount of time required to resolve each claim and bring plaintiffs’ compensation may vary. You can discuss the time frame for your claim by contacting us today.
How do You Receive Damages Through an Ozempic Lawsuit?
Ozempic lawsuits are only beginning to move through the court system. Therefore, decisions about the potential distribution of compensation have not been fully resolved yet.
However, in similar lawsuits, plaintiffs may receive compensation in a lump sum or through a payment program if they win the claim. If the court finds in favor of the defendant, plaintiffs may receive no compensation for their losses.
Speak to Us About Legal Damages Available in Ozempic Lawsuits
Want to learn more about the types of legal damages available in Ozempic lawsuits? You can discuss this subject with members of our team at Zanes Law today. We’re ready to give you details about Ozempic claims and your eligibility to seek compensation.
Call or complete our online contact form to begin the legal process.