Helping Texans With Defective Drug And Medical Device Claims
When patients are injured by defective drugs or medical devices, the results can be catastrophic or fatal. Depending on the case, the patient’s existing condition may worsen or a new medical problem may arise. In either situation, the damage the medicine or device causes may be irreversible.
Products liability cases can be very complex, especially when medical issues are involved. You can rely on the knowledge and experience of Dallas lawyer Jerry D. Andrews, however. He is board certified in personal injury law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. As a personal injury specialist and an attorney with more than 20 years of experience, he has the skill to pursue compensation in defective product cases.
Helping You Receive Compensation For Injuries From Defective Products
We can assist you with cases involving defective drugs and medical devices such as:
- Actos — causing bladder cancer
- Antidepressants (SSRIs) — causing birth defects
- Transvaginal mesh — causing erosion injuries or revision surgery
Dangerous and defective drugs can cause injury and death for numerous reasons. Pharmaceutical companies may fail to warn of side effects, drug interactions or use in a specific patient population. Prescribing a drug for off-label use can also cause patient injuries or death.
Defective medical devices can cause severe injuries which may include internal organ damage, infection and chronic pain. In some transvaginal mesh cases, removing the mesh may not solve the problem, resulting in permanent injuries or disability.
Medical devices and drugs do not always receive adequate testing before they are released. Doctors typically rely on FDA approval to ensure a product’s safety and efficacy. Unfortunately, some drugs and medical devices are approved before sufficient testing is completed.