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Solution to Melting Pounds Leads to Liver Failure

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If you have suffered liver injury or damage, liver failure, or non-viral hepatitis from the side effects of OxyElite Pro “fat burner” dietary supplements, you may also be seeking lawsuit funding as a means of financial stability during the long litigious process.

According to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA) website, OxyElite Pro, a dietary supplement sold as a fat-burning pill, has been recalled nationwide following reports of liver failure and other severe liver injuries, including some that required liver transplants and at least one death, among users.  As of last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it had confirmed 56 cases of severe liver injury, including liver failure and acute non-viral hepatitis, since April 1.  Twenty-two people have been hospitalized and two patients required liver transplants; there has been one known fatality.

As an investigation continues, the FDA has advised consumers to discontinue using any dietary supplement products labeled as OxyElite Pro.  Anyone experiencing possible side effects or health problems while using OxyELITE Pro should seek immediate medical attention.  Consumers who have purchased the products may return it to the store where it was purchased for a refund or contact USPlabs at 1(800) 890-3067 (Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. EST) or info@usplabsdirect.com.

Whenever a pharmaceutical company markets unsafe medication, patients are placed at risk. Whether you have taken OxyElite Pro or not, always stay informed about the medications/drugs you are taking and stay alert for product recalls, which can be found at http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm.  If you have been harmed by OxyElite Pro or any other drug don’t stand idly by while drug makers expose the public to serious consequences as a result of defective products.  You may be entitled to financial compensation through a personal injury lawsuit.  Here at Injury Board, it is easy to find an experienced attorney in your area who can help you understand your legal rights and if recovery is obtainable.  If you have been harmed and do not think you can handle the expenses of a lawsuit, organizations like Lawsuit Financial may be able to provide financial assistance to cover expenses related to your case as you wait for your settlement.  By staying informed and exercising caution, you can do more to protect both your health and your rights.

Mark Bello has thirty-six years experience as a trial lawyer and fourteen years as an underwriter and situational analyst in the lawsuit funding industry. He is the owner and founder of Lawsuit Financial Corporation which helps provide cash flow solutions and consulting when necessities of life litigation funding is needed by a plaintiff involved in pending, personal injury, litigation. Bello is a Justice Pac member of the American Association for Justice, Sustaining and Justice Pac member of the Michigan Association for Justice, Member of Public Justice, Public Citizen, the American Bar Association, the State Bar of Michigan and the Injury Board.