Pharmaceutical Drug Liability

Jul. 22nd, 2011   /   , , , , ,

Pharmaceutical Drug Liability

All prescription medication that we take comes with a laundry list of side effects that we need to be aware of when taking medication. Manufacturers of all prescribed medications have a duty to appropriately test all drugs and medications before putting them on the market and making them available to the public. Once they are approved by the FDA, we as consumers, should be able to assume that the drugs are safe for our use by industry standards.

However, even if approved by the FDA, the drug could eventually prove otherwise defective and harmful.  If that were the case, then you may be entitled to be compensated for your injuries resulting from the use of the drug or medication. All manufacturers of drugs have a duty to their consumers to warn them of all possible side effects pertaining to proper use of their drug. They also must inform medical providers of any updates on the testing of the drugs, and whether or not any new side effects or harmful long term effects can be associated with their drug or medication.

Sometimes it is difficult to identify who is responsible for your injuries regarding a prescription medication. Was it the doctor who prescribed it? Was it the manufacturer of the drug? Was it the guy at the pharmacy who gave it to you? These are all questions that an experienced attorney can answer for you. Our law office can handle all of the liability issues pertaining to your particular circumstances, so that you can concentrate on your recovery and health and avoid being caught up in the sometimes grueling legal aspect of your case.

Whether your injury was caused by a design defect, improper instruction on how to use the medication, or a manufacturing defect, we can help you identify whether or not legal recourse is applicable. We will do all of the work to compile records, speak to the relevant people, and get to the bottom of who is responsible for your injuries.

Some popular medications that have recently been at the forefront of product liability suits are Accutane, Ambien, Cialis, Lexapro, Prozac, Zoloft, and Yaz. These are just a few of the many products that have been identified in lawsuits. If you have experienced an injury due to any prescription medication, you may have a case and are entitled to be compensated for your injuries.

If you have any questions or comments, please call our office at 561-266-9191 for a free consultation. Or, you can email us your inquiry at daronberg@aronberglaw.com

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