2018 – Merchant Law Group LLP has launched national class action litigation on behalf of all Canadian residents who have been prescribed and ingested valsartan, an ingredient in many common blood pressure/heart drugs made by generic manufacturers, including Teva Canada Limited, Sandoz Canada Incorporated, Pro Doc Limitee, Sanis Health Inc., and Sivem Pharmaceuticals ULC. These drugs have been recalled by Health Canada due to the alleged presence of a cancer-causing contaminant, known as NDMA.
More information and a detailed listing of the medications that have been recalled can be found at http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2018/67202a-eng.php If you are currently taking any of these medications, please contact your pharmacist and doctor medical directions, before changing any drug regime.
Please note that providing your contact information for the generic Valsartan Recall Class Action creates no lawyer-client relationship or financial obligation. You are not charged any fee or cost for joining the contact list for this class action. (Our law firm would likely paid a contingency fee from the compensation recovered, if this class action is successful.)
Merchant Law Group LLP has 10 offices across Canada, with lawyers practising law in six provinces. Merchant Law Group LLP and Tony Merchant, Q.C. are well known for pursuing class action lawsuits in Canada including litigation regarding Winners/HomeSense, Various Cellular Phone Fees, BCE Dividends, GM Gasket Manifolds, Hip Implants, Lead Paint in Toys (and similar consumer products), Maple Leaf, Celebrex/Bextra, Vioxx, Sony, Residential Schools and various other cases. Tony Merchant, Q.C. is known to be one of Canada’s most active litigators with more than 600 reported cases in leading Case law Journals, having argued thousands of cases before the Canadian and American Courts, in Trial and Administrative Courts, and the Courts of Appeal of various American and Canadian jurisdictions, the Federal Court of Canada, and the Supreme Court of Canada. Tony Merchant, Q.C., has a long history in pursuing public policy cases and is a former Member of the Legislative Assembly (M.L.A.)