Atlanta Allergan Breast Implants Lawyer

Atlanta Allergan Breast Implants Lawyer

Have you been diagnosed with anaplastic large cell lymphoma after receiving an Allergan breast implant in Atlanta, Georgia? Contact Hasner Law, PC to discuss your legal rights and options. You may have the right to file a lawsuit and recover substantial compensation for your medical bills, loss of income, and suffering. 

Our Atlanta Allergan breast implants lawyers can help you fight to get every cent you deserve.

We have more than 80 years of experience handling tough cases involving defective medical devices and other types of injury claims. Our law firm has won millions for injury victims and families in Atlanta. Let us fight for you, too.

Contact our law office in Atlanta, GA to learn more. We offer a free consultation, so call to schedule yours today at 678-888-4878

How Hasner Law, PC Can Help if You’ve Been Harmed By Defective Allergan Breast Implants

How Hasner Law, PC Can Help if You’ve Been Harmed By Defective Allergan Breast Implants

Breast implants are considered to be medical devices. Unfortunately, medical devices aren’t as highly regulated as other medical products. There are loopholes in the FDA’s clearance and approval processes, and companies like Allergan tend to take advantage. If you’ve been harmed by a textured breast implant, you may have the right to sue. 

However, Allergan, negligent plastic surgeons, and other liable parties won’t just admit fault and write you a check.

You’ll have to fight hard to get the money you deserve. The Atlanta product liability lawyers at Hasner Law, PC can help.

Focus on moving forward after your cancer diagnosis or other injuries. Let our attorneys handle your personal injury lawsuit from start to finish.

We’ll:

  • Investigate your cancer diagnosis and gather evidence to prove that your Allergan textured breast implant caused it
  • Work with respected experts and specialists as we build and value your personal injury case
  • Negotiate with Allergan, its insurance company, and other involved parties
  • Have an experienced Georgia trial lawyer bring your case to a jury if you’re not offered a fair settlement deal

Contact our law office serving Atlanta, Georgia and surrounding areas to discover more about our legal services. Your first case evaluation is 100% free. And we work on a contingency fee basis, so there’s no cost to hire our law firm unless we win your case. Call our Atlanta product liability attorneys to get started now.

Why Are People Filing Allergan Breast Implant Lawsuits?

Allergan textured breast implants are associated with breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma, or BIA-ALCL. This is a rare type of breast cancer linked exclusively to textured breast implants like Allergan’s. The texture in the implant creates scar tissue as it moves and adjusts in the body. Fluid builds up and can lead to tumor growth.

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) found that of 573 reported cases of BIA-ALCL, 84 percent were linked to Allergan textured breast implants. A study by the FDA found that Allergan implants were six times more likely to cause the patient to develop cancer than other types of implants.

In July 2019, the FDA issued a recall for the following medical devices:

  • Allergan Natrelle Saline-Filled Textured Breast Implants
  • Allergan Natrelle Silicone-Filled Textured Breast Implants
  • Allergan Natrelle 133 Plus Tissue Expander
  • Allergan BIOCELL implants, including Natrelle 133 Tissue Expander with Suture Tabs and Natrelle 410 Highly Cohesive Anatomically Shaped Silicone-Filled Textured Breast Implants

However, by then, considerable damage had been done. Thousands of women had received Allergan textured breast implants and were at risk of developing BIA-ALCL. 

Since it can take up to a decade for symptoms of breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma to appear, many women are just now learning that they are at risk or have developed cancer.

Many are demanding compensation for their injuries by filing lawsuits against Allergan, alleging that the implants were defective.

Companies like Allergan have a responsibility to put safe medical devices on the market. There’s an obligation to design them safely, manufacture them correctly, and warn about any known risks or dangers. When a company fails to do these things, it can be held strictly liable for resulting injuries and trauma.

How Long Do I Have to File an Allergan Natrelle Textured Breast Implant Lawsuit in Georgia?

In Georgia, the statute of limitations for product liability lawsuits is typically two years. The clock begins to run when an injury is discovered (or should have been discovered).

Georgia also has a statute of repose, which puts a cap on when product liability lawsuits can be filed. You’ll have just ten years from the date the implant was sold to file a claim for damages. 

There is one exception: if your case is based on Allergan’s failure to warn you about potential risks, hazards, or dangers associated with the textured implant. In that case, the statute of repose would not apply.

Schedule a Free Consultation With an Atlanta Allergan Breast Implants Lawyer

Have you or a loved one been diagnosed with cancer after receiving an Allergan Natrelle or BIOCELL breast implant? Contact Hasner Law, PC. You may have the right to recover compensation, and our Atlanta Allergan breast implants attorneys can help you fight to maximize your financial award.

We offer a free case evaluation, so call us to learn more about your rights today.