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Pradaxa Latest Drug to Cost Manufacturer after Liability Suit

Pharmaceuticals are essential for keeping many people healthy and alive. Unfortunately, when the manufacturer fails to warn patients about the risks associated with the drug they are taking, injuries or death may result. That’s exactly what happened with Pradaxa. In this post, we’re going to detail the issue with that particular drug, cover the case against it, and discuss how pharmaceutical liability works. If you have been harmed by any pharmaceutical drug due to negligence, […]

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Pharmacist Errors are a Form of Medical Malpractice in New York  

Did you know that up to 10% of all prescriptions are filed in error?   Patients don’t always see or understand what happens behind the counter at a pharmacy, but we trust the people behind the counter to bring us the prescriptions that were written by our doctor.   This makes sense. After all, pharmacists go to school for a number of years to understand what medicines and dosage you need in order to get […]

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How Opioid Injury Lawsuits Work in New York

  Major manufacturers of opioids are facing class action suits across the country and here in New York. The claims say that several major manufacturers were negligent and deceptive in their marketing and distribution of opioids. Manufacturers knew the drugs were unsafe and misrepresented the risks.   Among the claimants are the states of New Mexico and Michigan, as well as the Navajo Nation in New Mexico, as American Indians have disproportionately experienced many detrimental […]

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Who Can Be Held Liable in NY for a Prescription Drug Injury?

  There are a number of ways that you can be harmed by a prescription drug. That’s because there are also a number of different parties whose negligent acts can potentially cause your injuries.   Right now, a group of individuals from Nevada are suing the manufacturers and distributors of Abilify, saying that they were not warned about some of the drug’s side effects. The plaintiffs allege that the drug can trigger compulsive gambling. They […]

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What You Need to Know about How NY Pharmaceutical Liability Works

  If you have been injured by a pharmaceutical drug, the search for the responsible party can be complicated. In this article, you’ll learn about the various types of pharmaceutical liability cases and how a knowledgeable attorney can help you.   About 50 percent of Americans take at least one prescription drug daily. With new drugs constantly entering the market, the risk of injury increases. If you are injured by a drug, it may be […]

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New Yorkers Injured by Zofran Can Join a Class Action Lawsuit

When we have an ailment, we often turn to prescription medication to alleviate or cure our symptoms. Unfortunately, those prescription medications can sometimes cause other symptoms, ailments, and issues.   One of the most common complaints about early pregnancy is morning sickness. According to the American Pregnancy Association, more than half of pregnant women experience morning sickness – nausea and vomiting caused by an increase in the body’s hormones – during the first trimester of […]

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Prescribed Fluoroquinolones? Talk to Your Doctor Immediately

If you need antibiotics, you probably aren’t at the point where you will turn down medicine. Antibiotics treat illnesses or infections like a UTI or strep throat – and no one is going to pass up an opportunity to get rid of those.   However, before you head to the pharmacy, check out the type of antibiotic you have been prescribed. If you see the term “fluoroquinolone,” you might need to turn around and head […]

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There Are Serious Risks Attached to Testosterone Therapy

A dip in testosterone can have serious effects on a man’s personality. Testosterone affects other aspects of his behavior besides the obvious dip in sex drive. Men who have experienced low testosterone, known as “Low T,” may also experience low energy and desire in general. Because of this, many men turn to testosterone therapy in order to get themselves back on their feet.   The only problem is, this testosterone therapy may cause more trouble […]

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Psychiatric Drugs Are Supposed to Help Kids – But Often They Hurt

Having a child with a mental illness can seem like an endless maze with no way out. Most parents feel like they are completely over their heads. Because of this, they tend to defer to the experience and knowledge of the experts – the doctors and therapists who studied for years to treat these kinds of conditions.   Often, this means agreeing to medicate your child. Because it is what the doctor recommended. Unfortunately, psychiatric […]

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What Happens When Your Medication Causes More Damage?

One county in New York is taking a big stand against big pharma and dangerous medication.   Early in September, Suffolk County on Long Island filed County of Suffolk v. Purdue Pharma, a case that hopes to hold the manufacturers of painkillers like OxyContin and Percocet accountable for the way they marketed their products.   The suit claims that these drugs are marketed in a way that misleads medical professionals and patients alike. They are lead […]

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