File a lawsuit if Gadolinium MRI dye gave you nephrogenic systemic fibrosis
Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis: An MRI is All It Takes
A patient fell seriously ill after having a magnetic resonance image (MRI) taken. She began to have kidney problems and was eventually confined to a wheelchair.
Why? Because she was tested with gadolinium contrast dye.
According to an article in The Courier Post on May 27, 2007, the 46-year-old mother of two began experiencing terrifying symptoms. A month after having an MRI medical procedure, the New Jersey resident developed her first signs of Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis. Weitz & Luxenberg believes that these kinds of tragedies are unacceptable.
What is Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis?
NSF, also sometimes referred to as nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy (NFD), is a disease of the nephrons in the kidney, which normally filter the blood. It has a wide variety of painful symptoms: patients may develop large areas of hardened skin with fibrotic nodules and plaques. Skin tightens and limits a person’s range of motion, sometimes leaving them wheelchair-bound. In the most severe cases, those treated with gadolinium who develop NSF incur paralysis of their internal organs.
NSF is a horrifying and permanently debilitating impairment that no one should have to suffer, especially when the cause is easily preventable. Gadolinum MRI dye is one of many products that can be used to conducts this test. There is no reason to risk crippling a patient when there are easily accessible alternatives. Weitz & Luxenberg is ready to help you bring suit against the corporation responsible.
Weitz & Luxenberg Wants to Help
If you or someone you know has suffered from nephrogenic systemic fibrosis, you need not suffer in silence. Working for over twenty years as one of the leading mass tort and class action law firms, Weitz and Luxenberg’s attorneys are confident that they can provide you with the help you need to get the compensation you deserve.
Please fill out the form on this page, and we will contact you for a free evaluation of your case. There will be no cost to you unless we win you a settlement or award.
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