South Carolina Dangerous Drug Attorney

If you have experienced injuries or have lost a loved one because of a dangerous drug, contact Attorney Group for South Carolina today to learn more about your options.

We offer free, confidential, no-obligation consultations. We can answer your questions, and if you wish to pursue a claim, we can connect you with an affiliated bad drug lawyer who can assist you throughout the legal process.

Important: The time you have to pursue a claim is limited.

Call us at (843) 203-0409 today for your free case review.

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The Dangerous Drug Recall Process

When a large number of patients experience adverse effects as a result of taking a prescription medication, the drug can be recalled. In addition to being a health hazard, there are many other reasons why a medication might be recalled either by the FDA or by the drug’s manufacturer. For instance, a prescription drug might be recalled if it is mislabeled or packaged poorly or if it is contaminated with either a harmful or non-harmful substance during the production process.

A medication can also be recalled if manufacturing defects affect its purity, potency or quality or if the medication does not match what is inside of its packaging. In general, there is a specific process involved before a medication is recalled. The FDA states that once their agency hears about a problem, they notify the public when they believe that a serious hazard has developed. To do this, the organization either posts updates to its website, issues press releases or holds press conferences.

After notifying the public, the FDA then determines if necessary action has been taken either to correct the medication or remove it. At this point, the organization reviews what actions have been taken, and deems them appropriate or not. Finally, if it is believed that a recall is needed, the agency issues either a Class I, II or III recall, based on how serious the health problems associated with using the medication are. While Class III recalls are not extremely serious, Class I recalls are issued when the use of a prescription medication has the potential to cause severe health problems and in some cases, death.

Attorneys are alleging serious injuries and other complications in South Carolina dangerous drug lawsuits being filed on behalf of affected patients.

 

Dangerous Drug Lawsuit Claims

Holding a pharmaceutical company liable for dangerous drugs is a difficult task. These are large corporations, with both the financial and legal resources to fight back against any claims made against them. Yet you needn’t go through this process alone. A South Carolina dangerous drug attorney can provide assistance to you throughout the entirety of your case. He or she could be a valuable resource in helping to determine the extent of harm you were forced to endure, to assess how much is needed to compensate for your injuries, to negotiate with the drug company in an attempt to settle your claim, and to represent your interests at trial if necessary.

How a South Carolina Dangerous Drug Attorney Can Help

Drug manufacturers have a duty to ensure their products are accompanied by full and accurate instructions and warnings to guide prescribing doctors and other health care providers in making treatment decisions. If a drug maker fails to fulfill this duty, it could be held liable in lawsuits for injuries that may result.

People injured by bad drugs may be eligible to recover money for:

  • Medical Expenses
  • Lost Wages
  • Pain and Suffering

The families of those who have died may be eligible to recover money for funeral expenses and the pain that comes with losing a loved one.

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South Carolina Nexium Lawsuit

Despite its popularity, Nexium has been associated with serious side effects, including chronic kidney disease and acute interstitial nephritis.

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South Carolina Onglyza Lawsuit

Onglyza, a diabetes medication, has been linked to serious side effects, including those affecting the pancreas, thyroid, and cardiovascular system.

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South Carolina Invokana Lawsuit

Invokana has been allegedly linked to complications, including increased risks of kidney failure and ketoacidosis, which is characterized by dangerously high blood acid levels.

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South Carolina Taxotere Hair Loss Lawsuit

Although side effects of some chemotherapy treatments may include temporary hair loss, some patients claim that they have experienced permanent hair loss after taking Taxotere.

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South Carolina Abilify Lawsuit

Antipsychotic medications such as Abilify have been linked to serious psychiatric disorders, including compulsive gambling.

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South Carolina Xarelto Lawsuit

Xarelto has become the focus of numerous lawsuits, with patients alleging severe side effects from taking the drug ranging from uncontrollable bleeding to death.

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