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If you suffered adverse effects after using kratom, you may qualify for compensation. A kratom lawsuit lawyer at Grimes Teich Anderson will explain your rights to a financial recovery. Contact us today.

What Kratom Dosage is Safe? No One Knows. Our Attorneys Are Actively Investigating This Potentially Dangerous Substance.

Originally a Southeast Asian folk medicine, kratom (mytragynine speciosa) is derived from the dried leaves of a tropical evergreen tree from the coffee family native to southeast Asia. Despite its natural origin, kratom is a dangerous substance and can cause severe harm and even death — especially in concentrated extracts found in the United States. Touted as a “natural opioid,” kratom mimics the effects of an opioid and can have catastrophic side effects, including addiction, organ failure, psychosis, or death.

Unfortunately, kratom is classified as a food by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) instead of a drug, leaving users guessing about kratom potency and putting them at risk of a fatal overdose of the unregulated product. With kratom easily accessible at gas stations, vape and tobacco shops, liquor stores, bars, and more, over 1.5 million people in the United States have purchased kratom and could be at risk of an overdose or other adverse health effects. While kratom manufacturers advertise their products as safe and effective, their failure to warn consumers of the severe health risks and the numerous reports of lethal overdoses say otherwise.

No family should go through the loss of a loved one due to an entirely preventable kratom overdose. When tragedy strikes, our kratom lawsuit lawyers are ready to step in.

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If you or a loved one has been harmed after ingesting kratom, we are here to protect your rights, walk you through the claims process, and answer all your questions every step of the way. Contact us today for a free, no-obligation case evaluation.

About Kratom Lawsuits

Numerous lawsuits are being filed against manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, and vendors of kratom, with millions of dollars in wrongful death claims awarded to families of kratom overdose victims. Lawsuits accuse vendors of selling dangerous products containing kratom without providing proper use instructions or warnings.

Known Manufacturers and Distributors of Kratom

Manufacturers and distributors of kratom include:

  • Super Speciosa
  • Kingdom Kratom
  • Happy Go Leafy
  • Golden Monk
  • Kratom Country
  • Mit45
  • K-Tropix
  • Kraken Kratom
  • Kratom Spot
  • Just Kratom
  • Koi Kratom
  • Santai Kratom
  • Nova Kratom
  • Golden Monk
  • Kats Botanicals
  • Craving Kratom
  • Happy Hippo Herbals
  • Krabot Kratom Crazy
  • Kratom Krates
  • Kratom Life
  • Left Coast Kratom
  • Mitragaia
  • Organic Kratom USA
  • Science.bio
  • Top Extracts
  • Soap Korner
  • Zion Herbals Lucky 80 Extract Capsules
  • Kratora
  • Kona Kratom
  • Tropic Health
  • KratomCapsules.com
  • Kats Botanicals
  • Viva Zen
  • PA Botanicals

In addition, there may be claims against kratom retailers, such as smoke shops, for advertising kratom as a safe pain relief alternative without warning users of the risks of kratom consumption. Due to the lack of FDA regulation of kratom products, the total number of kratom sellers and manufacturers is unknown.

How to File a Lawsuit For Adverse Effects Linked to Kratom Use

To qualify for a kratom lawsuit, you must identify a mitragynine (kratom) overdose and the manufacturer of kratom.  It is also important to identify the retail seller of the kratom.  Working with a licensed medical professional and a lawyer well-versed in the nuanced nature of dangerous products and wrongful death cases is essential for the best outcome. Speak with the experienced attorney at Grimes Teich Anderson for free as soon as possible to file a claim.

Who Qualifies to File a Kratom Lawsuit?

If you or a loved one has consumed kratom and suffered serious health complications or death, you may qualify for a kratom lawsuit. Kratom use has been linked to:

  • Seizures
  • Confusion
  • High blood pressure
  • Slow breathing
  • Liver problems
  • Addiction & Withdrawal
  • Nausea & Vomiting
  • Tremors
  • Death

Settlement amounts vary by case and may cover medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, loss of consortium, and other damages. Engaging an experienced kratom lawsuit attorney could maximize your chances of just compensation for the harm you have suffered.  Grimes Teich Anderson has the experience and resources needed to pursue an action.

Evidence Needed to Support a Kratom Lawsuit Claim

To file a kratom wrongful death or serious injury claim, you must have the proper evidence to establish a link between kratom use and the severe health effects.

To pursue a wrongful death claim involving kratom, gather these key pieces of evidence:

  • Kratom product brand details
  • Autopsy findings
  • Toxicology results
  • Death certificate

For a case related to adverse health effects from kratom use, gather:

  • Specific kratom product brand information
  • Images of the product labels
  • Purchase location
  • Name and location of medical providers treating the adverse effects of Kratom

Depending on the circumstances of your case, more information may be needed. If you have questions about filing a lawsuit related to kratom use, contact the attorneys at Grimes Teich Anderson for a free case evaluation today.

What is Kratom?

Kratom is a tropical tree native to Southeast Asia. Consumption of its leaves could produce a stimulant effect in low doses and a sedative effect in higher doses. Individuals tend to use kratom by crushing and smoking or chewing the leaves, brewing the leaves into a tea, or taking liquid kratom extract in a gel capsules or as drops. Kratom use can lead to psychotic symptoms and physical and physiological dependence, among other serious health effects.

Kratom Uses

At lower doses, kratom produces stimulant effects, with users reporting increased alertness, physical energy, and talkativeness. Kratom has also been touted as a treatment option to ease opioid medicine withdrawal symptoms. However, it can cause addiction and withdrawal symptoms of its own and is not advised to be used as such.

Kratom powder

Kratom Side Effects

Kratom can produce various side effects ranging from mild to severe, including:

  • Nausea
  • Itching
  • Sweating
  • Dry mouth
  • Constipation
  • Increased urination
  • Tachycardia (rapid heartbeat)
  • Vomiting
  • Drowsiness
  • Loss of appetite
  • Anorexia
  • Weight loss
  • Insomnia
  • Hepatotoxicity
  • Seizures
  • Hallucinations

Kratom Withdrawal Symptoms

Research shows that kratom users may experience mild to moderate withdrawal symptoms after stopping regular kratom use, and kratom withdrawals are different for everyone. In one study, kratom users with moderate to severe withdrawal symptoms experienced:

  • Jerky movements of the limbs
  • Sleep disturbance
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain and cramping
  • Cravings
  • Watery eyes
  • Runny nose
  • Hot flashes
  • Sweating
  • Diarrhea
  • Tremors
  • Restlessness
  • Anger
  • Nervousness
  • Depression
  • Tension
  • Sadness

Frequently Asked Questions

If you or a loved one has suffered from kratom use and need legal assistance, please contact the kratom lawsuit lawyers at Grimes Teich Anderson for personalized guidance and representation.

Is kratom a drug?

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), kratom is derived from a tropical tree native to Southeast Asia and has both stimulant and opioid-like properties. However, it is classified as a food, not a drug, by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Is Kratom an Opioid?

Kratom contains compounds that activate opioid receptors in the brain, but it is not classified as a traditional opioid.

Is kratom addictive?

While research is ongoing, evidence suggests that kratom can be addictive and lead to dependence, especially with long-term or heavy use.

Can you overdose on kratom?

Yes, overdoses on kratom have been reported Symptoms of overdose may include seizures, coma, and death.

Can you die from ingesting kratom?

Fatalities associated with Kratom use have been reported, sometimes involving the use of other substances or underlying health conditions.

Is Kratom FDA-regulated?

The FDA does not regulate kratom as a dietary supplement or drug. However, the agency has issued warnings about potential risks associated with its use, including combinations with other substances such as alcohol.

Is kratom safe to use?

There are serious risks associated with its use, including addiction, overdose, and other adverse effects. Caution should be exercised, especially when combined with other substances. Studies on the safety of kratom are ongoing.

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Have You Lost a Loved One to Kratom Use? We’re Here For You.

Kratom manufacturers have advertised the drug as a “miracle” solution for multiple ailments but have failed to warn consumers of its potentially life-threatening health risks. If you or a loved one has suffered health effects or death as a result of kratom use, you are not alone. Our kratom lawsuit lawyers at Grimes Teich Anderson are actively investigating kratom cases, and we are ready to protect your rights and fight for the maximum compensation for medical bills, damages, pain and suffering, and more that you may be entitled to by law.

Contact us today by submitting a form online or calling our office at 800-533-6845 for a free legal consultation.

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