Certainly, many prescription and over-the-counter drugs have saved lives, alleviated aches and pains, and offered a myriad of remedies for millions of individuals. While physicians write billions of prescriptions every year, the pharmaceutical industry churns out hundreds of newer, more effective, and more affordable choices – or so goes the rhetoric.
Our Auger & Auger dangerous drugs lawyer in Rock Hill works with victims of harm suffered from taking prescribed medications as directed, and handles dangerous drug and pharmaceutical claims against their manufacturers. If you or a loved one has experienced dangerous side effects, secondary health concerns or harmful reactions after taking any medicine, you have the right to file for compensation and our team is prepared to advocate on your behalf.
You should report any side effects to your pharmacist and doctor, but if you are dizzy, having vision difficulty, a rapid heartbeat, or numbness – please call 911 immediately!
Patients are diagnosed by doctors, labs, and imaging, and treated with the prescriptions and therapies deemed as appropriate. Pharmacists bring attention to database flags which indicate overuse or contraindications, and recently patient insurance carriers have begun to alert them when their physical conditions and medications don’t seem quite right.
And still, FDA-approved pharmaceuticals are causing complications serious enough to require medical care and even hospitalization; for more than 117,000 people annually according to this FDA Safe Use Initiative launched in November of 2009. Unfortunately, new drugs are released on the market as long as a similar counterpart is currently in use – even if the existing medication is under scrutiny.
Our Rock Hill dangerous drug attorney team has extensive experience handling cases for patients with abnormal side effects subsequent to taking the commonly-known medications listed below:
Update – We are no longer accepting Xarelto cases. The Xarelto MDL litigation that we were part of was successfully resolved in March of 2019.
When a prescribed drug causes harm despite being used as intended, Auger & Auger is prepared to file a claim on your behalf based upon:
If any of the above-named medicines were taken as prescribed, leading directly to alarming side effects or worsening or new health conditions, the law is on your side. Auger & Auger’s dangerous drug attorney can explain your options and assist in determining the most appropriate path to compensation.
In cases where multiple victims have been harmed by a specific drug, plaintiffs will file individual lawsuits against the pharmaceutical company in the same court, which is known as multi-district litigation or MDL. If you have experienced the harmful consequences of a dangerous drug, we are here for you.
Call (803) 992-8878 today for your free consultation, with no fees due until recovery!