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Defective Drugs

Defective Pharmaceutical Drugs

As a consumer, you may have a number of prescription drugs that you rely on every day. Most likely, you didn't investigate each drug to ensure the credibility. As a consumer, we rely on the fact that all pharmaceutical drugs are safe for consumption. When a defective drug is released and we consume it there are often dangerous side effects that could have permanent or deadly consequences.If you have been taking a defective drug you may have a claim for compensation. In fact, you may be able to hold the negligent manufacturer accountable for producing and distributing a dangerous and defective drug. Some of the damages you can recover in a defective drug case include:

  • Past Medical bills that were brought about from use of the defective drug
  • Future medical bills
  • lost wages
  • future loss of wages
  • pain and suffering

There are a number of drugs that can cause serious side effects. Some of the past and current defective drugs include the following:

  • Avandia
  • Yaz
  • Prempro
  • Viox

What Should I Do If I Am Taking One Of These Drugs

Do not act on this information alone. If you are taking one of the mentioned prescription drugs consult with your doctor before taking further action. If you believe that you are suffering side effects associated with any of these drugs it is advised that you speak with experienced defective pharmaceutical drug lawyers who can help you receive fair compensation.

What Should I look For When Contacting an Attorney?

When contacting an attorney there are a few things you may want to know. How long have they practiced? Have they successfully settled pharmaceutical cases similar to yours in the past? Do they offer free consultations? Will they work on a contingency basis. Meaning, will they front the money for the case and assume all risk if they do not win the case.


If you are looking for a good place to find an attorney you can start by browsing through our lawyer directory right here on American Attorney Awards. You can also fill out the contact form located on this page and we will refer you to an attorney that can help you with your case.


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