Proton Pump Inhibitors, or PPIs, are commonly used to treat certain stomach and esophageal problems, such as acid reflux. You may know them by brand names such as Prilosec, Prevacid or Nexium, also known as the “Purple Pill.” They are found in medicine cabinets across the nation, in fact, 15 million people in the United States alone are taking these drugs. PPIs are not only part a multi-billion dollar industry, but they also may be the culprit for serious health complications.

Manufacturers have spent billions of dollars marketing these PPIs- the most profitable drug in history. The Ruth Law Team is dedicated to keeping the public informed about the risks associated with using these drugs. For more than 40 years, we have been fighting to hold pharmaceutical companies accountable for the safety of consumers.

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Our Case Results

$292,500

Hospital Patient Develops Bedsores

Settlement recovery for hospital victim who developed bedsores on his back while a patient in the hospital.

$375,000

Victim Suffers Fractured Hip

Settlement recovery for victim that suffered multiple falls and a fractured hip while at an assisted living facility.

$430,000

Product Liability Settlement

The Ruth Law Team settled a case for $430,000 in April 2019 after years of fighting for the rights of a family who lost their loved one.

$444,000

Verdict for a Man Injured by an Uninsured Motorist

Our client suffered injuries to the head, neck and back when an uninsured motorist rear-ended him while sitting in traffic. The at-fault driver hit our client with enough force to propel him into another vehicle, which in turn, hit a fourth vehicle. After the accident, our client was unable to maintain his highly active lifestyle to the s... read more?

$150,000

Client Injured at Car Wash

Our client was at a car wash drying her vehicle when she stepped into a gaping hole in the pavement, causing her to call. She suffered a broken coccyx and broken ribs, ultimately resulting in a $150,000 settlement.

$840,000

Rehab Facility Death from Neglect

Settlement for resident of rehab facility caused death from malnutrition and infections from pressure sores due to neglect.

$2,500,000

Truck Accident

Our client was driving a dump truck on the highway when a driver (who was driving under the influence) failed to maintain his lane and collided with our client.  Our client went off the road and collided with the barricade, causing his truck to overturn.  Sadly, he passed away at the scene.  The at-fault driver had minor injuries and was charged with DUI, vehicular homicide, and failure to maintain his lane.  This settlement was obtained in conjunction with co-counsel.

$100,000

Settlement For Motorcycle Accident in Pasco

Motorcycle riders are more vulnerable to distracted drivers on the road. Our client was in a medically induced coma for three weeks after a motorcycle crash in Pasco County. He endured several fractures in his face, hand and leg, all requiring surgery. By the time the client was awake, we had recovered full liability limits of the at faul...read more?

$339,000

Settlement for Bicyclist in Dunedin

Our firm recovered $339,000 for a bicyclist who injured his back when he was hit by a careless driver. His injuries required back surgery. The careless driver carried $100,000 in insurance limits and our client received those policy limits from the at fault driver. On the eve of trial, our client’s own insurance company paid $229,000 from... read more?

$800,000

Nursing Home Resident Dies

$800,000 for our client who sustained numerous injuries while in a nursing home including infections, bedsores, falls and ultimately death. Our firm was able to successfully argue for punitive damages against the nursing home.

$550,000

Car Accident Settlement

We resolved a serious car accident case in June 2019 for an Inverness woman who was hit by a driver who ran a stop sign. Our client’s car was a total loss, and our she dealt with a number of injuries.

$350,000+

Settlement for Pedestrian Recovered

Our law firm recovered over $350K for a woman struck as a pedestrian at night in a disputed liability claim. Our client required an extensive hospital and rehabilitation for injuries including a broken pelvis, closed head injury and low back injury. Her commentsRead more?

NOTE: Client may not obtain the same or similar results.

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At The Ruth Law Team, we understand that this may be your first time seeking legal counsel and how intimidating that decision might be. This is why we have simplified the process to help you make the right decision for your circumstances. This 3-step process includes:

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PPI Health Risks & Symptoms

Recent studies from JAMA and JASN report that continued use of PPIs can cause serious side effects, including an increased risk of the following:

Unfortunately, warnings about the risk for kidney damage are not placed on the packaging of these products. The drugs may also be addictive, and some people find it difficult to stop taking PPIs.

Contact Our Attorneys

If you or a loved one has developed kidney disease, renal failure or other kidney damage after taking PPIs, please call The Ruth Law Team at (888) 783-8378.

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