Elmiron

ELMIRON LITIGATION: EMERGING TORTS

By Rachel Shkolnik, Hunter J Shkolnik Napoli Shkolnik, PLLC (May 27, 2020) The nationwide Elmiron eye damage litigation has picked up headlines over the past several months Elmiron, the brand name for pentosan polysulfate sodium, is a semi-synthetically produced heparin-like macromolecular carbohydrate derivative[1]  The lawsuit is centralized around the basis that the drug causes an eye disorder called maculopathy and other disorders of the retina that may lead to blindness  The lawsuits underlying claim is based on failing to properly warn the public about the risk of vision...