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Defective Drug Lawyers
Every day, serious reactions and side effects to prescription drugs lead to injuries and even deaths. Unsuspecting patients can be prescribed dangerous prescription drugs that are defective or may be recalled in the future because of problems or risks known to the drug manufacturers. By the time a defective drug recall is publicized, it may be too late for patients who have taken the defective drug. They've already suffered adverse side effects or health complications. In those cases, it may be necessary to hire a defective drug lawyer or drug recall attorney.
Why Should An Injured Party Hire Defective Drug Lawyers
If you or a loved one has been injured by a defective drug or recalled drug, a defective drug lawyer can represent you in your lawsuit against the drug manufacturer. Drug recall attorneys seek to hold negligent drug manufacturers liable, or legally responsible, for the damages and harm they cause to the patients who took their prescription drugs.
Your defective product lawyer can guide you through the legal process. An attorney can evaluate your claim, file a defective drug lawsuit, negotiate a settlement with the drug manufacturer or take your case to trial, if necessary.
In many cases, a defective product lawyer can help you get compensation for both the physical and financial losses you suffered because of the defective drug. The losses can encompass a wide range of categories, including:
- medical costs for past treatment
- medical costs for present treatment
- medical costs for future treatment
- medical costs associated with any permanent form of disability
- lost wages for the past
- lost wages for the present
- lost future earnings
- costs of therapy
- damages for mental suffering
- damages for pain and suffering
- punitive damages in appropriate cases
Medical Malpractice Cases Are Complex, Costly And Time-Consuming For Litigants
Litigating medical malpractice cases, and in particular, defective prescription drug cases, can be complex, costly and time-consuming. It is not uncommon for a case to last two to four years, sometimes concluding at trial, other times through arbitration, mediation or settlement. When you hire defective product lawyers, you have skilled defective drug attorneys who can help you navigate the litigation process and manage your case at every stage. Litigants who hire defective drug lawyers are able to focus on their medical treatment and recovery, rather than on the legal process or insurance claims paperwork and administration.