When a defective drug or medical product injures someone, both state and federal laws can hold manufacturers, sellers, and any parties in the distribution chain legally responsible. Many different companies can be partially to blame for an innocent victim’s severe injuries or wrongful death. Each case is different.
The laws imposing product liability upon all negligent companies are especially important because they protect the public against dangerous drugs and defective medical products, as well as providing compensation to the individual who has been injured. Today, both state and federal statutes exist that can force companies to take financial responsibility for the serious harm or even the tragic, wrongful death caused by a drug or medical product they have made, marketed, distributed, or sold. Products liability law works to protect us all.
If you, or someone you care about, have suffered serious injury from prescribed drugs or over the counter medication, or a defective medical product, contact us for a free consultation and legal advice on how best to assert claims resulting from this harm.
Sometimes, you may be able to join with a group of individuals who also have been severely hurt by the same item, and form a class action collectively seeking justice against those responsible. In other situations, you may have the ability to assert a claim or file a lawsuit against several different companies who may have contributed to the medication that caused an injury, or the medical product that hurt someone because it failed to work properly.