Millions of Americans take prescription drugs every for blood pressure, diabetes, allergies, depression, and range of other illnesses and conditions. Unfortunately, sometimes these prescription drugs don’t simply solve a medical problem but actually create new ones. The prescription drugs that Americans take every single day can actually cause long-term health complications or even death. When this happens, it’s time to get an experienced prescription drug attorney in Mississippi involved.
If you have become sick or seriously injured, or if a family member of a loved one has passed away while using a prescription drug, you may be entitled to compensation by way of a defective drug product liability claim or lawsuit.
Reach out to Kilpatrick & Philley, Attorneys at Law at (601) 856-7800 to Discuss Your Case.Common Prescription Drug Injuries
In the past few years, several major prescription drug recalls have made the news. These medications have caused everything from severe fungal infections to cancer to birth defects to blood clots to death. And it’s not just prescription drugs that cause problems; some pharmaceutical companies have had to recall medical devices and implants that have proven to be dangerous.
Common dangerous prescription drugs include:
- SSRI Antidepressants
- Many more
Pharmaceutical Companies are out to Make Money
Major pharmaceutical companies don’t make prescription medications out of the goodness of their hearts; they’re in it to make money. Pharmaceutical companies make billions of dollars every year on the drugs they sell to unsuspecting American citizens. In some cases, they’ve rushed the drugs out the doors without following proper testing protocols or minimizing negative test results just to pass the drugs. The FDA has come under fire for passing drugs that are harmful to the people who take them, but the pharmaceutical companies who rush the process or ignore the negative indicators are the real culprits.
If you or a loved one has been injured by prescription drugs, let the Mississippi personal injury attorneys at Kilpatrick & Philley, Attorneys at Law help. Through swift legal action, you can help spread the word about dangerous prescription drugs, and ensure no-one else gets hurt. At the very least, you and your family deserve justice from the greedy pharmaceutical companies that release these dangerous prescription drugs.
Reach out to a Mississippi Dangerous Drug Lawyer at (601) 856-7800 Today.