The public has the right to expect FDA approved and doctor prescribed drugs to be effective and safe. Many drugs are formulated in error, distributed under the wrong dosages, mislabeled and improperly packaged, or wrongfully prescribed for your medical condition. Defective drugs may lead to serious and catastrophic injuries. When your physical and emotional wellbeing is threatened by the careless and negligent behavior of defective drug distributors, you cannot afford to be without aggressive and knowledgeable legal representation. Our qualified defective drug lawyers at Newland & Newland, LLP have experience with the complex issues involved in mass tort, class action, and individual defective drug litigation. We have won millions in defective drug and other personal injury cases for clients throughout Illinois.
Defective Drug Injuries and Side Effects
Even under normal circumstances, prescribed drugs can have harmful and serious side effects for different consumers. But the a use of a defective medicine, a wrong dosage, the misdirected use, or a drug wrongfully manufactured, may lead to serious life changing side effects, including:
- Heart attacks
- Organ failure
- Personality disorders
- Violent behavior
- Birth defects
Among the most common classifications of drugs that have caused serious side effects are antidepressants, hormone replacement therapies, pain medications, vaccines, and blood thinners.
Drug Recall and Dangerous Drug Cases
Newland & Newland, LLP has handled a variety defective drug cases involving drugs used for high cholesterol, diet, antidepressants, arthritis, dialysis, vaccines, and other types of dangerous drugs, such as:
- Fen Phen (or Phen Fen)
- Narcotic Liver Damage
- Ortho Evra
- PPA (Phenylpropanolamine Hydrochloride)
Drugs like Avandia, Paxil, Topamax, Yasmin are currently under investigation. If you or someone you know is taking these or any drug that leads to painful side effects, we can help ensure you receive proper medical help for your injuries. Our experienced attorneys will take on the big drug companies, their insurance carriers, and their aggressive legal teams, while you focus on your recovery.
Our firm has six Chicago-area offices to serve you. Contact us to begin the process of filing your defective drugs claim. We will explain your legal options and initiate an aggressive plan for recovering just compensation in your case. Since your personal injury case is taken on a contingency basis, you need no money to retain our services. We get paid only when we win your case. We represent defective drug clients throughout Northwest Illinois, including Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, Will, and McHenry Counties.