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Avandia National Class Action


avandiaMerchant Law Group LLP has launched lawsuits against the manufacturer of Avandia (GlaxoSmithKline) and other Defendants, as reported by CTV News and other media.

Avandia is an anti-diabetic drug, used by people with Type 2 Diabetes to bring down blood sugar levels. Side effects from using Avandia can include cold-like symptoms, headaches, vision loss, swelling on many parts of the body, hepatitis, weight gain, tiredness or weakness, serious heart problems and other conditions.

As part of pursuing compensation for all Canadians who have used Avandia, class action lawsuits have been filed by our law firm in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan Manitoba, Ontario, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Newfoundland.

If you or anyone close to you has used Avandia, please contact Merchant Law Group LLP, by completing the form below. Please keep your medical records and other evidence pertaining to Avandia, as that may be of assistance to you in the future. You do not need to send us any records at this time.


These class action lawsuits seek compensation for any individuals who have taken Avandia. Any consumers who may have used any of Avandia, whether experiencing symptoms or not, should contact our law firm by completing the questionnaire below. Please note, filling out the form below creates no financial obligation or cost for you.

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, Yas and Yasmin, OxyContin, 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 Caselaw 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.)

Please note, our law firm is not in a position to provide any form of medical advice, and if you have any questions of a medical nature you should refer them to your doctor.

IF YOU WISH TO JOIN THE CONTACT LIST FOR THIS CLASS ACTION OR TO SIMPLY GET MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE COMPLETE THE BELOW FORM.(Please note, providing your information creates no financial obligation for you. You are not charged any fee or cost for joining this class action – we are simply paid a contingency fee from the compensation recovered, if successful.)

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