What Does a Pharmaceutical Litigation Attorney Do?

As prescription drugs become an increasingly hot topic, it is more important to understand pharmaceutical litigation now than ever before. If you or someone you love was injured by a defective drug or by a wrongfully prescribed medication, make sure you understand what pharmaceutical litigation is and how it can help you.

Defining Pharmaceutical Litigation

Pharmaceutical litigation is an area of law that deals with dangerous or wrongly prescribed drugs. Prescription or over-the-counter drugs can be extremely dangerous, especially if they are inadequately tested, improperly marketed, or unnecessarily prescribed by a doctor. There are several different things that can go wrong with these drugs, and if someone is seriously harmed due to a drug error, pharmaceutical litigation attorneys step in to fight for justice and compensation on behalf of the victim.

Cases Pharmaceutical Lawyers Handle

Some of the issues pharmaceutical litigation cases handle include:

  • Corrupt pharmaceutical companies
  • Dangerous drug manufacturing
  • Poor drug marketing
  • Medical prescription errors
  • Pharmacy errors
  • Inadequate drug research or testing

A few of the most well-known pharmaceutical litigation cases handle the drugs Accutane, Fosamax, Yaz, Yasmin, Crestor, ReNu, and Permax.

What Next?

If you or someone you love was harmed by a defective drug, make sure you know your legal rights. Dangerous drugs can create serious health problems, some of which might be life-altering or fatal. Some of these problems might be caused by prescription errors, marketing mistakes, or corrupt research or drug manufacturing. Whatever the case, our firm can work with you to determine the cause of your ailment and identify the liable party.

You might be entitled to certain damages if you were wronged in a dangerous drug case. Damages may include compensation for medical expenses, loss of wages, and pain and suffering.

Contact Shrader & Associates L.L.P. today to discuss your personal injury case with our pharmaceutical litigation lawyers.

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