Lawsuits have been filed by people who blame the weight-loss medication Wegovy for side effects like stomach paralysis, gastroparesis, ileus, extreme nausea, and more.
What You Can Do & How We Can Help
The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting Wegovy induced injury cases in all 50 states. If you or somebody you know was diagnosed with stomach paralysis (gastroparesis) or other severe side effects of Wegovy, you should contact our lawyers immediately for a free case consultation. Please use the form below to contact our Class Action Litigation Group or call toll free 24 hours a day at (866) 920-0753.
What is Wegovy?
Wegovy® is a once-weekly injection medication that contains semaglutide. This is the same active ingredient as Ozempic®, but the difference is that Wegovy contains a higher dose of semaglutide and it is primarily used for weight-loss and long-term weight management. Wegovy can also treat type-2 diabetes.
Lawyers Seeking to Consolidate Wegovy Lawsuits in MDL
In December 2023, lawyers asked judges to establish a Multi-District Litigation (MDL) to centralize all Wegovy lawsuits nationwide into a single federal court, under one judge. This MDL would help lawyers coordinate lawsuits involving stomach paralysis and other side effects of GLP-1 diabetes drugs, including Wegvovy, Ozempic, and others.
What is MDL?
The Multi-district Litigation (MDL) helps improve efficiency and streamline the litigation process when pharmaceutical companies are facing a large number of lawsuits involving people who were injured by a medication.
One of the most crucial parts of the MDL process is the “bellwether trials.” These trials involve a few cases that are selected to go in front of a jury. The outcome of each trial helps lawyers resolve other cases with similar facts and circumstances.
What is the Problem With Wegovy?
Wegovy is known to slow down digestion, which is why “delayed gastric emptying” is on the warning label. The problem is that some users have reported a severe complication called stomach paralysis (also known as “gastroparesis”) when the movement of food from their stomach to their intestines was too slow, resulting in extreme nausea.
Digestive Problems Linked to Wegovy
- Stomach paralysis
- Gastric stasis
- Ileus (lack of movement of food through the intestines)
- Intestinal pseudo obstruction
- Severe nausea
- And more
Lawsuits Claim Wegovy Causes Stomach Paralysis
Stomach paralysis (gastroparesis) has been reported by many patients on GLP-1 diabetes drugs, including Wegovy and Ozempic. In some cases, patients suffered extremely slow digestion, which resulted in symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, pain, bloating, and more.
What Do Lawsuits Claim?
Novo Nordisk, the pharmaceutical company that makes Wegovy, is facing lawsuits from people who claim that the drug-maker failed to adequately warn patients about the risk of stomach paralysis.
Can I Join a Class Action Lawsuit?
The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is nationally recognized as a class action law firm. We are filing individual Wegovy lawsuits for people who were diagnosed with stomach paralysis, gastroparesis, ileus, intestinal pseudo-obstructions, and other severe digestive side effects.
About Class Actions
People who were injured by Wegovy are filing lawsuits into U.S. District Courts nationwide. All of the plaintiffs suffered from severe digestive complications that were not on the label for Wegovy.
Why Our Law Firm is Filing Individual Wegovy Lawsuits
You may qualify to file a Wegovy lawsuit if you were diagnosed with stomach paralysis. Our law firm may be able to help you seek justice and compensation for your injury, medical bills, lost wages, and more.
Do I have a Wegovy Lawsuit?
The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting Wegovy induced injury cases in all 50 states. If you or somebody you know was diagnosed with stomach paralysis (gastroparesis) or other side effects of Wegovy, you should contact our lawyers immediately for a free case consultation. Please use the form below to contact our Class Action Litigation Group or call toll free 24 hours a day at (866) 920-0753.
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