INJURED DUE TO A DANGEROUS DRUG IN ARIZONA?
The Federal Drug Administration (FDA) approves drugs for consumers to use, which brings about an expectation that the drugs on the market meet a certain safety level. Oftentimes, a drug can have unexpected side effects and harmful consequences to a consumer. Every year, drugs and medications are recalled due to concerns with the safety hazards. This can happen when drug manufacturers rush to get products out and forego some of the necessary tests and precautionary measures before doing so. Dangerous drug injuries are often caused by negligence, flaws in the product, inaccurate tests, violation of safety codes and unknown side effects. The consequences of a dangerous drug can be devastating, if you have been injured due to a drug contact a Phoenix dangerous drug attorney from Palumbo Wolfe & Palumbo.
CONSEQUENCES OF A DANGEROUS DRUG
Consuming a dangerous drug can have detrimental effects on the body. Not only can a person suffer severe pain and unpleasant side effects, more serious results could arise. We have seen dangerous drugs lead to all of the following consequences:
- Heart attacks
- Heart damage
- Pulmonary dysfunction
- Kidney damage
- Organ failure
Depending on the drug and its purpose, the side effects and injuries can vary significantly. Let a skilled Phoenix injury attorney assist you in holding the negligent party responsible for your injuries. We can help you determine who is responsible for the dangerous drug and fight for compensation.
WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR DANGEROUS DRUG INJURIES?
There can be several parties at fault for a dangerous drug injury. Oftentimes, the drug company can be held liable for the dangerous drug. The injured victim does not necessarily need to prove negligence in manufacturing or testing, as long as the drug caused harm they could fight for damages. Drug companies can make errors in the manufacturing of the drug, the testing processes or the releasing of the drug, but that does not need to be proven. The injured victim needs to prove all of the following:
- They consumed a drug
- They suffered an injury or some sort of harm
- The drug was the direct cause of the injury
There is strict liability laws when it comes to drugs and injured victims deserve compensation. Any party involved in the manufacturing, delivering or testing of the drug could be held responsible.
RECEIVING COMPENSATION FOR A DANGEROUS DRUG INJURY
Suffering from this type of injury can be devastating and hold long-term consequences. You deserve to recover damages for any hardships the injury has caused you. This can include your medical expenses, rehabilitative costs, pain and suffering, physical and psychological damage, current and future care, loss of enjoyment in life, lost income and more. Strokes, heart attacks and organ failure can affect someone’s life forever. Receiving compensation cannot make the injury disappear, but it can help an injured person move forward. Also, if you have lost a loved one due to a dangerous drug, you can file a wrongful death lawsuit and receive justice for your loss.
TEAM UP WITH PALUMBO WOLFE & PALUMBO FOR YOUR INJURY CASE
Looking for an attorney for your dangerous drug case in Phoenix, AZ? Our firm has more than 90 years of combined experience helping clients with their injury cases. We are familiar with the process of building a case and fighting for compensation. Contact a Phoenix personal injury attorney from Palumbo Wolfe & Palumbo for the representation that you need. We work on a contingency fee basis, meaning that you do not pay us anything unless we win your case. Schedule your free initial consultation today to get started!