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Meyers & Flowers Law Firm Announces Illinois Claimants Opt-In to Takeda Pharmaceutical’s $2.4 Billion Actos Diabetes Drug Product Liability Resolution Program

Peter J. Flowers, partner of Meyers & Flowers Law Firm and the Co-Lead Counsel for the Plaintiffs in the Illinois State Court litigation against Takeda Pharmaceutical Co., announces that plaintiffs have opted in to the $2.4-billion Actos (pioglitazone) product liability resolution program.

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Led by Illinois Super Lawyer and former President of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association Peter J. Flowers, our team of experienced and creative trial attorneys & medical malpractice lawyers routinely take on large challenges, and succeed. In addition to representing clients locally in Chicago and nationally in a full spectrum of cases involving catastrophic personal injuries, medical malpractice, workplace injuries and wrongful death, our team of top attorneys has taken the lead nationally in representing clients who are victims of defective medical products.

Our clients include thousands who have been injured by products such as defective hip and knee replacement joints, medications such as Actos, Xarelto, Zofran or birth control products, including NuvaRing and Mirena IUD. If you have been victimized by any of these devices or products, find out about your rights. You may be able to join an existing case to receive compensation.

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Meyers & Flowers is a Chicago law firm operating from a simple basic philosophy: put the client first. With that as a guiding principle, Meyers & Flowers has grown from a small but dedicated group of trial attorneys and medical malpractice lawyers into one of the top law firms in Chicago, with a practice dedicated to obtaining full and just compensation for clients across the United States.

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Recognizing that our clients place their trust in us to resolve issues that have profound effects on their family, our experienced team of some of the best attorneys in Chicago do everything that we can to earn that trust by our vigorous advocacy of our clients' interests. Favorable results are earned through hard work and dedication. From the initial client meeting through extensive pretrial preparation, aggressive settlement negotiations and ultimately trial, the attorneys at Meyers & Flowers possess the work ethic along with the detailed personal attention that is necessary to fully understand and win cases.

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Medical malpractice lawsuits can be complex, time-consuming and costly to pursue. At Meyers & Flowers, we understand how emotionally and financially stressful such cases can be. We have assembled a team of some of the top medical malpractice lawyers in Chicago, dedicated to pursuing justice for patients who have been injured as a result of improper care from a medical professional. Whether your case is against a doctor, hospital or government-run healthcare facility, our experienced medical malpractice lawyers will hold the responsible parties accountable for their actions. Learn More About our Medical Malpractice Attorneys»

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Meyers & Flowers Law Firm Announces Illinois Claimants Opt-In to Takeda Pharmaceutical’s $2.4 Billion Actos Diabetes Drug Product Liability Resolution Program

Peter J. Flowers, partner of Meyers & Flowers Law Firm and the Co-Lead Counsel for the Plaintiffs in the Illinois State Court litigation against Takeda Pharmaceutical Co., announces that plaintiffs have opted in to the $2.4-billion Actos (pioglitazone) product liability resolution program.


FDA issues a Class I Recall on PROFEMUR Neck Varus/Valgus CoCr 8 Degree

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a Class I recall for PROFEMUR Neck Varus/Valgus CoCr 8 Degree, Part number PHAC 1254, a hip replacement device by MicroPort Orthopedics.


Meyers & Flowers Gives Safety Lecture to Product Manufactures at National Product Liability Conference

Meyers and Flowers was invited to lecture at the 27th Annual Product Liability Conference in Madison Wisconsin by a prominent Chicago law firm that defends product liability cases.


'Low T' Lawsuit Challenges Safety Of Male Hormone-Boosters

Meyers & Flowers' partner Brian Perkins recently spoke with CBS Chicago on the dangers of testosterone medications. Perkins and the firms’ attorneys are key court appointed leaders in the Testosterone Replacement Therapy Products Liability Litigation.


Meyers & Flowers participate in Race Judicata® 2015

On September 10th, Meyers & Flowers participated in the Race Judicata® 2015. Race Judicata is a 5K Run/Walk along Lake Michigan, benefiting Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Foundation. It is the mission of CVLS to ensure that the law works for everyone. Meyers & Flowers had a team of 18 participating in the Run/Walk, including 6 attorneys and 12 staff members.


Ron Simon & Associates and Meyers & Flowers Files First Stuffed Chicken Salmonella Lawsuit

Today the national food safety law firm of Ron Simon & Associates, along with local counsel Meyers & Flowers, filed the first lawsuit stemming from salmonella-contaminated frozen stuffed chicken products manufactured by Aspen Foods, a division of Koch Meat Co. The products were sold at Kroger retail outlets across the nation.


Meyers & Flowers Senior Associate Named Outstanding New Lawyer in Kane County

On June 11, 2015, Michael Lenert received the Outstanding New Lawyer Award at the Kane County Bar Association’s Annual Membership Dinner.


Meyers & Flowers Law Firm Announces $2.4 Billion Settlement for Plaintiffs in Suit Against Takeda Co., Maker of Actos Diabetes Drug

Peter J. Flowers, of Meyers & Flowers Law Firm and Co-Lead Counsel for the Plaintiffs in the Illinois State Court litigation against Takeda Pharmaceutical Co., reached a $2.4 billion settlement today for 9,000 victims who developed bladder cancer while taking the manufacturer’s diabetes medication, Actos (pioglitazone).


Meyers & Flowers Associate Elected New KCBA New Lawyer Co–Chairwoman

An associate of Meyers & Flowers, Kim Brancato, has been elected the new KCBA New Lawyer Co-Chairwoman.


Meyers & Flowers Train Settlement Statement

The settlement for the Lac-Mégantic train derailment was announced today, proposing a payment totaling $77.2 million. We will be closely reviewing this settlement in detail to determine whether these defendants are paying sufficient funds and whether these funds are properly allocated to the victims.


Peter J. Flowers' Career-Defining Multi-Plaintiff Case Featured in Chicago Lawyer Magazine

Meyers & Flowers’ partner Peter J. Flowers was recently showcased in the prestigious Chicago Lawyer Magazine for his work in the 200 million-dollar multi-plaintiff train-derailment lawsuit as well as his many other accomplishments in his career.


Meyers & Flowers earns $3 Million Award for Widow of Man Killed by Trash Compactor Machine

Roger lived with his wife Donna in a 4 story condominium complex in Palatine. On July 30, 2013, Roger returned home from work and realized he accidentally dropped his cell phone down the trash chute that was down the hall from their 4th floor condo. The trash chute emptied into a trash compactor that was located in a locked room in the basement.


Zimmer Persona Knee Implant Recalled by the FDA

On March 12, 2015, the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) issued a recall on Zimmer Persona Knee replacement implants due to the loosening of the components in more than 11,000 devices in the U.S. and worldwide.


Meyers & Flowers speaks on Electronic Discovery in Illinois

On February 19, 2015, Hon. Keith Brown (Ret.), will be a featured panelist on the “Practical Application of E-Discovery in Illinois” seminar presented by the Illinois Judges Association and Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel in Chicago.


Meyers & Flowers Sponsors the Norris Cultural Arts Center

Meyers & Flowers sponsors the 2015 “Music in the Gallery” concert series at the Norris Cultural Arts Center in St. Charles, Illinois. This grant, given to the Norris Cultural Arts Center, provides a strong financial foundation for the production of all six events in the gallery concert series.


MMA Railway Settlement Announcement - $200 Million for Lac-Mégantic Train Derailment Disaster Victims

CHICAGO— In accordance with a draft Plan of Compromise and Arrangement filed with the Quebec Superior Court today in the CCAA case for Montreal Maine and Atlantic Canada Co. (MMAC), nearly $200 million in settlement funds will be distributed to the victims of the Lac-Mégantic, Quebec train derailment disaster that occurred on July 6, 2013. According to the trustee for Montreal Maine and Atlantic Canada Ltd.