Pharmaceutical Drug Injury
When you suffer a severe adverse drug reaction or other injury caused by a defective drug, nutritional supplement, over-the-counter medication or other pharmaceutical product you may have a legal claim against parties related to your injury.
CASE STUDY 1:
Client: Surviving husband of female, 62 years old
Location: Savannah, GA
Injury: Wrongful death, medical malpractice
Facts: A woman developed Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (PPH) after taking a drug for weight reduction approximately ten years before her diagnosis. PPH is a fatal disease involving the lungs and heart that is unique because that it has been strongly associated with diet drugs.
Her treating doctors confirmed her diagnosis and the cause of the PPH as the result of her diet drug exposure. She died within a matter of months, leaving her husband, children, and grandchildren.
Result: Our legal team filed an action on behalf of the surviving husband for his wife’s wrongful death. The case was filed outside of Georgia because of jurisdictional issues and settled after the depositions of all experts. The doctors settled for a confidential amount.
CASE STUDY 2:
Client: Surviving parent
Location: Marrietta, GA
Facts: Young man, age 18 voluntarily admits himself for addiction treatment. While hospitalized, he is over prescribed Methadone. Methadone can slow the brain and too much can cause respiratory depression or cause your breathing to stop.
Young man went to sleep and died from overdose prescribed by the treating doctor.
Result: Our legal team filed an action on behalf of the surviving parent for their son’s wrongful death. The case was settled before going to trial for a confidential amount.