If you suffered harm after using Taxotere for cancer treatment, you may want to consult a Taxotere lawyer. You may be entitled to compensation. A lawyer can help you pursue a timely claim against the negligent parties.
Taxotere Side Effects
Taxotere is frequently used in a drug cocktail to treat certain types of cancers. Unfortunately, one of the side effects of taking Taxotere is hair loss. Although hair loss is a common side effect of many cancer drugs, it usually grows back after a while. However, Taxotere has been found to cause permanent hair loss in some people. It can cause complete baldness or bald patches throughout the scalp.
Other side effects of Taxotere include anemia, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, loss of appetite, nerve pain, weight loss, trouble concentrating and joint and muscle pain.
How to Know If You Have Permanent Hair Loss from Taxotere
If you have taken Taxotere and heard about the side effects, you may be worried that you have permanent hair loss. If you took the drug a while ago and have not had your hair on your scalp, eyebrows or eyelashes grow back, you may have permanent hair loss from Taxotere.
How Permanent Hair Loss Can Affect Your Life
Permanent hair loss does not negatively affect your physical health and is not painful. However, that does not mean that the condition can’t negatively affect your life. When you have permanent hair loss, it can decrease your self-esteem and cause other people to treat you poorly. Other people may stare at you and even make hurtful comments. As a Taxotere lawyer can confirm, your hair loss may also affect your career and romantic relationships.
Available Damages in Taxotere Lawsuit
If you suffered permanent hair loss from Taxotere, you may be able to claim a wide range of damages. These damages may include:
- Medical expenses
- Future medical bills
- Mental health counseling
- Emotional distress
- Permanent disfigurement
- Loss of enjoyment of life
- Pain and suffering
Consulting a Lawyer
Suffering permanent hair loss from Taxotere can be devastating. If this has happened to you, consider speaking to an experienced lawyer about your case. What happened to you was not fair and you deserve to be fairly compensated. A lawyer can help you gather the evidence you need to prove your case and fight for your right to compensation. He or she will handle all negotiations with the defendant’s insurance company and won’t let them take advantage of you.
During your first meeting with your lawyer, be prepared to answer multiple questions about your case. For instance, your lawyer may ask when you started taking Taxotere and how long you have had hair loss. He or she may also ask how the hair loss has affected your life thus far. Be completely honest and give as many details as possible. The more information your lawyer has, the better.
Schedule a consultation with a Taxotere lawyer from Cohen & Cohen today to talk about your case in detail.