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The Vitamin Shoppe Sold Dangerous Male Enhancement Pills: Lawsuit

June 11, 2019 – A man from Illinois has filed a products liability lawsuit against Vitamin Shoppe Industries Inc. over claims the company sold a male enhancement pill that contained harmful toxins — including arsenic — that can cause severe injury and even death to consumers.

Plaintiff Harvey Mahler furthermore claims Vitamin Shoppe illegally duped the public regarding safety of “The Vitamin Shoppe One Daily Men’s 50+,” and that the company was negligent, breaching warranties over a defective product for which it should face strict product liability.

Free Confidential Lawsuit Evaluation: If you or a loved one has been harmed by a Vitamin Shoppe product, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a suit against the manufacturer and our lawyers can help.

What’s the problem?

Vitamin Shoppe removed the lawsuit to federal court, citing the diversity of each party’s home state. Mahler’s defense team said they expected the move, but are planning to motion immediately to get the case back in state court.

Mahler, who hails from Evanston, Illinois, alleges that he purchased 2 bottles of Vitamin Shoppe One Daily Men’s 50+ male enhancement supplement in June 2017, and took the pills according to the instructions. Soon after, he claims he began experiencing “several new medical problems” after taking the vitamin, including numbness in his extremities, a burning sensation in his feet, hand weakness, slurred speech, headaches, confusion and vision problems.

Plaintiff was later diagnosed with a variety of severe health maladies including nerve and kidney damage requiring surgery, according to the lawsuit.

Vitamin Shoppe Male Enhancement Pills Side Effects

Our lawyers are filing lawsuits for men who experienced any of the following side effects after using “The Vitamin Shoppe One Daily Men’s 50+”:

  • Liver problems
  • Kidney problems
  • Numbness and/or burning sensation in extremities
  • Slurred speech
  • Weakness in extremities
  • Memory loss/confusion
  • Vision issues

Vitamin Shoppe knew or should have known about the potential health risks of these substances, Mahler claims, since data was available at the time it began selling the pills. As a result, Vitamin Shoppe “should have taken steps” to ensure its product was free of harmful substances before putting it on shelves, according to the suit.

Mahler is requesting damages in excess of $50,000, as well as any other relief the jury deems appropriate.

Can I File a Class Action?

Although Schmidt & Clark, LLP, is a nationally recognized class action firm, we have decided against this type of litigation when it comes to Vitamin Shoppe Male Enhancement Lawsuits. Our lawyers feel that if there is a successful resolution to these cases, individual suits, not class actions will be the best way to get maximum payouts to our clients. If you’ve been injured by male enhancement pills, we know you’ve suffered emotionally and economically, and want to work with you personally to obtain the maximum compensation for the damages caused by your injuries. Contact us today to learn more about your legal rights.

Do I have a Vitamin Shoppe Lawsuit?

The Pharmaceutical Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in Vitamin Shoppe lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new injury and death cases in all 50 states.

Free Case Evaluation: Again, if you were harmed by a Vitamin Shoppe product, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to a settlement by filing a suit and we can help.

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