Do you have allergan implants?

speak with hhr today!

Allergan Textured Breast Implant Attorneys

Allergan Textured Breast Implants Are Dangerous. Call Us Today for Help at (888) 498-3023.

According to the Food and Drug Administration, Allergan textured breast implants cause a rare type of cancer known as breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma, or BIA-ALCL. Those with these Allergan implants are six times more likely to develop this rare cancer. The FDA has asked Allergan to recall these dangerous implants because of their correlation with numerous cases of this rare disease. If you are suffering because of these implants and think they may have caused your cancer, Handler, Henning & Rosenberg LLC is ready to help. Our firm fights large pharmaceutical companies and holds them accountable for dangerous products, helping injured people get what they need to move forward.

Call our Allergan textured breast implant attorneys today at (888) 498-3023 for help with recovery right now. Consultation is free, and we are ready to help you find answers for what happened to you.

Why Were Allergan Textured Breast Implants Recalled?

As their name implies, textured breast implants have a rough surface which enables them to interact with the tissue of the body and stay in place. Allergan textured breast implants garnered attention in 2017 after initial reports revealed that over 300 women with them developed BIA-ALCL. After this report, 38 countries recalled Allergan textured breast implants. The FDA did not join in removing Allergan implants from the American market, citing a need for further research.

Then, in July of 2019, the FDA released an alarming report. The administration revealed that it found 573 global cases of BIA-ALCL in the world. Of these cases, 481 of them were individuals with Allergan textured breast implants. In other words, 84 percent of the world’s known cases of BIA-ALCL are linked to Allergan textured breast implants. So far, investigators have identified 13 individuals who have died from BIA-ALCL. Of these individuals, investigators have confirmed that 12 had Allergan textured breast implants.

BIA-ALCL: Details & Symptoms

BIA-ALCL typically manifest in the scar tissues and fluids around a breast implant. The cancer can spread to other parts of the body in some cases, but typically remains concentrated around implants. Symptoms of BIA-ALCL can take up to ten years to appear.

BIA-ALCL symptoms include the following:

  • Swelling
  • Pain near the implants
  • Skin irritation

Upon diagnosis of BIA-ALCL, the FDA suggests that patients undergo implant removal. Additionally, those with BIA-ALCL will need to have the scar tissue around their implant removed. Implant removal can be an extensive operation, so the FDA does not recommend that people not showing symptoms of BIA-ALCL have their Allergan textured breast implants removed. Instead, they recommend that they get frequent screenings for cancer and keep a close eye on any new symptoms.

You Don’t Have to Pay the Price for Allergan’s Unsafe Implants

Perhaps the most shocking thing about this recall is the fact that 38 countries recalled Allergan textured breast implants, and the company continued to sell them in the United States until the FDA intervened. The Allergen textured breast implant story is still developing, and the full damage caused by these dangerous implants won’t be known for years. Whether you have breast implants for elective augmentation or because of a mastectomy, one thing is true: no one deserves to have cancer because of a pharmaceutical company’s faulty product. Handler, Henning & Rosenberg LLC is ready to help you get answers and financial relief.

Since 1922, HHR has helped Pennsylvanians recover after suffering from the neglect of others. After tens of millions of dollars in victories and nearly a century of history, we have the resources to get the results our clients need. Our team has extensive experience holding pharmaceutical companies responsible for recklessness. In fact, we recently won $2.5 million for a client against a large pharmaceutical company. To learn if we can help you, speak with our Allergan breast implant lawyers now.

You don’t have to suffer through this alone, and answers are available from the company that harmed you. Call Handler, Henning & Rosenberg LLC today at (888) 498-3023 for help.

Do You Need Help?

Fill out this form, and we'll setup a free consultation! Call (888) 498-3023
  • Please enter your first name.
  • Please enter your last name.
  • Please enter your email address.
    This isn't a valid email address.
  • Please enter your phone number.
    This isn't a valid phone number.
  • Please make a selection.
  • Please enter a message.

Why Hire Us

  • We've been around since 1922.

  • We’ve helped over 40,000 Pennsylvanians.

  • You pay us nothing unless we win.

  • Free consultations available.

  • We’re committed to fighting for your family.

Meet Your Attorneys

Trustworthy. Reliable. Winners

Our Award-Winning Team Is Here To Help

At Handler, Henning & Rosenberg, we have nearly a century of experience helping our clients recover from serious accidents and injuries. During that time, we have established ourselves as leaders in the field, receiving numerous awards from both local and national organizations. This includes honors for the tens of millions of dollars that we have won, as well as recognition of our law firm's dedication to our clients.

National Trial Lawyers

Membership in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 is by invitation-only and is comprised of the nation’s premier trial attorneys in the region.

Super Lawyers

Only 5% of attorneys in the U.S. are selected to the coveted list of Super Lawyers®, a recognition earned through nomination, independent research, and evaluation.

Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Membership in Million Dollar Advocates Forum® is limited only to those attorneys who have won million-dollar verdicts and settlements for their clients.

Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum®, a recognition given to less than 1% of all practicing lawyers.

Mass Tort Trial Lawyers - Top 25

Members of the Mass Tort Trial Lawyers Association – Top 25 exemplify superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, and performance in their area of specialty.

Super Lawyers Rising Stars

The Super Lawyers Rising Stars list honors no more than 2.5% of all attorneys in every state who are up and comers in the field. To be eligible for this award, an attorney must be either 40 years or younger or have been in practice for less than a decade.

U.S. News-Best Lawyers® Best Law Firms

“Best Law Firms” is a ranking of law firms nationwide in 75 practice areas by U.S. News and Best Lawyers®. Our firm has been ranked Tier 1 in Harrisburg for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs.

Best Lawyers®

Best Lawyers® is the premier peer review guide for lawyers nationwide. It was first published in 1983 and has since been used to recognize leading lawyers in a wide variety of practice areas.