Pharmaceutical companies are experienced at fighting lawsuits. When you need to file a lawsuit against a pharmaceutical company, it’s important to have an attorney experienced in the complexity of pharmaceutical litigation on your side to stand up to these big companies with their virtually unlimited resources.
Despite regulations seeking to protect the public from defective and dangerous drugs, many medications slip through the cracks and lead to complications and side effects that can prove lethal for some patients. When a pharmaceutical company harms patients, through failing to warn consumers, improper labeling, inadequate testing, or other actions, they can be held liable for the injuries they caused. If your trust in your medication has been violated and you have been harmed, you may be able to seek compensation for your injuries.
Our current pharmaceutical liability cases include:
When suffering from gum, teeth, and mouth pain, many Americans turn to over-the-counter products containing Benzocaine for relief. Unfortunately, these products are now linked to a serious and life threatening condition called methemoglobinemia. Unfortunately, Benzocaine products are commonly used in children, who are much more susceptible to injury from the product.
A number of drugs, such as Celexa, Lexapro, and Zofran, have been linked to birth defects such as heart defects, lung defects, undeveloped organs, and facial deformities. Many mothers were treated with prescription medications while pregnant, causing damage to their children in utero. If your child was born with birth defects that may have been caused by prescription medication ingestion during pregnancy, you may qualify to seek legal redress.
Patients that have taken Abilify have filed thousands of lawsuits against the manufacturer, Bristol-Myers Squibb, after experiencing serious and life-altering side effects. Patients were not warned the drug could cause compulsive behaviors, such as gambling, compulsive shopping, eating, and other erratic behaviors.
Fentanyl is a powerful opioid painkiller. Because of its incredibly addictive nature, it is important for Fentanyl to only be marketed and used as approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Unfortunately, the manufacturers of a fast-acting form of Fentanyl (a class of drugs called T.I.R.F.s, transmucosal immediate-release fentanyl) have been marketing it for off label uses, exposing thousands of patients to serious risks and even death.
Millions of Americans take medications to treat heartburn. Heartburn medications are easily available over the counter or in prescription strength formulas. Unfortunately, recent studies have shown a popular class of heartburn medications, called Proton Pump Inhibitors or PPIs, can cause severe and potentially life threatening side effects.
Talcum body powder, commonly found in baby powder, has been medically linked to an increased risk in women developing ovarian cancer. Juries have already awarded some victims millions in damages for their injuries, some of which were fatal.
Thousands of patients in the United States rely on a blood pressure medication called Valsartan to help manage their blood pressure. In July 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned the drug could have been contaminated with N-nitrosodimethylamine or NDMA, a probable human carcinogen. After the FDA warning, three companies selling Valsartan recalled thousands of bottles from the market.
Experienced Pharmaceutical Law Firm
If you have been injured or lost a family member due to a defective or dangerous drug, the dangerous drug lawyers at Blizzard Law PLLC are here to help. For a free case review from an experienced pharmaceutical lawyer, contact us by email or call us today. All pharmaceutical liability cases are handled on a contingency fee basis, meaning you won’t owe us anything unless we help you recover compensation.