Washington DC Dangerous Drugs Lawyer
Before being made available to consumers, prescription and nonprescription medications should be thoroughly tested and users should be given adequate warning about potential side effects and health risks. Leading pharmaceutical companies and drug manufacturers spend years researching and testing new drugs and medications. Despite the years of research, clinical studies, and clinical trials, may new drugs are pushed into the market before the risks are fully known. When a drug or medication does more harm than good, and the health risks associated with using a drug outweigh its potential benefits, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) may deem them to be dangerous and subject to close monitoring. In some cases, the FDA, the agency providing governmental oversight in the development and marketing of these drugs, determines that the drug is defective and issues a mandatory recall. For patients who have been adversely affected by taking these risky medications, a DC dangerous drugs attorney can help you bring a lawsuit against negligent or careless pharmaceutical companies.
When the medications intended help you instead cause you harm, a Washington DC dangerous drugs lawyer can help you get the compensation you need for medical treatment and pain and suffering. If you have suffered a harmful medical condition caused by your medication, you may be entitled to seek compensation through pharmaceutical litigation.
Over the last several years, thousands of people have suffered medical complications and serious illnesses as a result of taking dangerous or defective doctor-prescribed medication. The DC dangerous drugs lawyers with Price Benowitz LLP are experienced and can offer legal representation to those harmed by taking dangerous drugs, particularly antidepressants, diet pills, weight control drugs, oral contraceptive birth control pills, and certain vaccines. Contact one of our DC dangerous drug attorneys if you have been harmed by your medication, including but not limited to:
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To find out how to pursue pharmaceutical litigation or a class action lawsuit against the pharmaceutical company responsible for your medical condition or your loved one's wrongful death, contact the Washington DC personal injury law group at Price Benowitz LLP. To schedule your free consultation with an experienced attorney, call (202) 600-9400.
Our legal team also provides representation to clients harmed by dangerous drugs in the state of Maryland. Click here to learn more.