A Washington Levaquin lawyer notes that the antibiotic drug has been linked to a litany of serious health risks, including severe nerve damage. Questions surround how this may have happened and what’s being done to prevent additional problems moving forward. Affected patients and their families may be able to file a lawsuit with the help of a Washington Levaquin lawsuit attorney.
For more information, contact Attorney Group for Washington. We offer free, confidential, no obligation consultations. We can help answer your questions, and if you choose to pursue a case we can connect you with an affiliated Washington Levaquin lawyer who can assist you throughout the legal process.
Popular Antibiotic an Unnecessary Treatment for Simple Infections
How did a drug intended only for those with life-threatening infections and known to cause severe nerve damage, ruptured tendons and an array of other health issues become the fourth most-prescribed antibiotic in the United States? That’s among the questions thousands of plaintiffs who have filed lawsuits related to the drug Levaquin are asking, according to The Daily Beast.
While few argue the drug’s benefits when used as intended (to treat severe infections, such as anthrax inhalation), the drug is reportedly being used to treat simple infections that could easily be addressed using alternative methods. One epidemiologist even compared the act to “trying to kill a fly with an automatic weapon.” Furthermore, many Levaquin patients assert that the drug’s risks were grossly misrepresented. Numerous support groups have since popped up across social media, with members making similar claims that the drug caused a broad array of problems including seizures, cardiac arrhythmia, psychosis, digestive issues and insomnia, among other afflictions.
How a Washington Levaquin Lawyer Can Help
Drug makers have a duty to provide safe products. If there are risks of harm associated with their products, they also must provide adequate warnings. 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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