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Breast Implant ALCL Lymphoma Lawsuits

Breast implants have been shown to greatly increase the risk of developing Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL).
If you have been diagnosed with BIA-ALCL and have received breast implants please contact the Law Office of Edward M. Bernstein and Associates Immediately. Fill out the form or click the chat button. We are ready to help.

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That’s why you want Edward M Bernstein and Associates on your side. Our personal injury lawyers and staff work together to get you the best possible outcome. When you hire us, we put over four decades of legal experience to work, fighting for your legal rights to fair compensation.

We understand the complexity of Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) cases and have the resources to fight aggressively for your rights.

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with BIA-ALCL, contact us by phone, through text messaging or fill out this form and we will get right back to you.

Background on BIA-ALCL

Were You Diagnosed With Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (ALCL) After Receiving Breast Implants?

The World Health Organization designated BIA-ALCL as a T-cell lymphoma that can develop following breast implants in 2016. In 2017 the FDA recognized the WHO’s designation that BIA-ALCL can occur after receiving breast implants.

The FDA announced in February 2019 that the number of women who have developed the disease continues to rise and stands at 457. Nine in the U.S. have died from BIA-ALCL. Breast implants have been shown to greatly increase the risk of developing this rare type of non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.

BIA-ALCL can occur in many different parts of the body, including the lymph nodes and skin. It is NOT breast cancer.

Manufactures of the breast implants include Mentor/Johnson & Johnson, Allergan/Actavis, and Sientra. The implants that have shown to increase risks of BIA-ALCL can be either silicone gel or saline with either a textured or smooth surface.

Patients who develop BIA-ALCL typically undergo surgery to remove the implant, while others may be treated with radiation and chemotherapy. It can take up to 10 years for the disease to present in patients.

Frequently Asked Questions About BIA-ALCL

Common Symptoms:

Pain
Hardening of or mass around the implants
Breast Implant Cancer Detection
Swelling
Breast lump or lumps
Fluid buildup

How is BIA-ALCL Diagnosed?

Once patients exhibit symptoms such as those listed above, Doctors use a number of different tests to diagnose the disease such as:
Physical exams
Biopsies
Chest X-rays
Computed tomography (CT) scans
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans
Ultrasound imaging tests
Positron emission tomography (PET) scans

Most often, doctors collect fluid samples for testing. Positive results include the presence of malignant T-cells.

How Do I know If I Qualify For A Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma Lawsuit?

Call Ed’s office and we can help you know if you are a candidate for a lawsuit. Some clear indications:
You or a loved one underwent a breast augmentation surgery, regardless of whether it was reconstructive or cosmetic

and

Developed the rare ALCL form of lymphoma.

Even if your diagnosis occurred many years after getting implants, you still likely have a case. BIA-ALCL can take up to 10 years to develop after the initial surgery.

The Consultation is FREE

If you or a loved one was diagnosed with Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma, you may be entitled to compensation, but your time to file a lawsuit is limited.

Help is On The Way

With over 4 decades of experience in cases just like yours, we understand the complexity of Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) cases. We have the resources to fight aggressively for your rights. And, when you hire us, you won’t pay us a penny for our services, unless and until we get money for you.

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with BIA-ALCL, contact us by phone, through text messaging or fill out this form and we will get right back to you.

ALLERGAN BREAST IMPLANTS RECALLED WORLDWIDE TODAY JULY 24, 2019
“Textured implants linked to rare form of cancer per FDA” By Mark A. York (July 24, 2019)

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