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I have a moderate case of Tardive Dyskinesia from taking Reglan for 51/2 years. I am represented by a CA law firm. My question is "are settlements being reached now with the drug companies across the country? What has been the average settlement payout?
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I am sorry to hear about this situation.
Yes, settlements have been and are being reached with drug companies for the above.
Many of the settlements are confidential, meaning the amounts are not disclosed. Even if not confidential, there is no state or federal authority keeping track of the settlements. Because every case is different, it is nearly impossible to get a medium, mean, or average dollar amount.
I can tell you that in jury trials, the average jury awards were $1.2 to $5.2 million and involved injuries or misdiagnoses involving Reglan and tardive dyskinesia, so it would be difficult to judge the value or possible settlement of a Reglan case.
An educated guess would have the a Defendant likely try to settle for anywhere below a million for a typical case, although even this is a hypothetical range.
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