While new drugs undergo clinical trials to ensure they are safe and effective, sometimes medications with dangerous side effects get past the Food and Drug Administration approval process. Unfortunately, once a drug is approved by the FDA, pharmaceutical companies are focused more on drug sales than on patient safety. As a result, many drug companies continue to sell products even if dangerous side effects become known.
At Healy Scanlon Law Firm in Chicago, our lawyers hold pharmaceutical companies accountable when they sell drugs that cause serious injury and death. Our goal is to make the cost of paying compensation to victims so high that drug companies will put patient safety above short-term profits.
There is a long list of prescription and over-the-counter drugs that are known to have dangerous side effects. The following are some examples:
No matter what prescription drug caused your injury, our attorneys offer a free initial consultation to discuss your case.
There is never a charge to discuss your case with a Chicago prescription drug side effects lawyer at our firm. Evening and weekend consultations are available. To schedule a meeting, call 312-226-4236 or send us an e-mail.
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