Category Archives: Dangerous Drugs

Dangerous drugs pushed out by the pharmaceutical industry have the ability to cause serious personal injury and death to patients.

What is an Example of Product Liability for Medications?

Product liability for medications that cause injury is also known as pharmaceutical litigation when the manufacturer produces a defective drug. It also may include pharmacy malpractice litigation where the drug companies fail to sufficiently warn patients of risks of taking the medication. In this video, drug injury lawyer Daniel Jeck discusses a successful case he brought when a pharmaceutical company failed to properly inform women that a certain hormone should only be taken for a very limited time period. Video Transcription: Our office handles product liability cases against pharmacy companies, which some people call pharmaceutical litigation, where, when a drug is made that’s defective, that causes injury. We pursue losses against the drug manufacturers. Another type of pharmaceutical litigation, or pharmacy malpractice litigation, is for the failure to give an appropriate warning for a drug. So, we handle cases against manufacturers of female hormones that were seen to cause breast…
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Are Drug Injuries Different than Medical Malpractice?

Pharmaceutical litigation or drug injury cases are different than medical malpractice. In most drug injury cases, the doctor is not necessarily responsible—the pharmaceutical company that manufactured and/or advertised the drug has a duty to warn doctors and patients of risks. They also have a duty to not put untested drugs onto the market. In this video, drug injury attorney Daniel Jeck explains what is pharmaceutical litigation, and offers an example of recent cases he and the law firm handled. Video Transcription One of the things that we handle here is pharmaceutical litigation, where we hold big pharmacy companies responsible for injuries that they caused by defective products that they put on the market. Or sometimes we hold pharmacy companies responsible for the failure to place an appropriate warning on a product so that the doctors and the patients are made aware of the potential dangers of taking a product at…
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