Dangerous drugs can cause victims illness and medical complications that may allow them to recover compensation from the liable party. In this case, the drug manufacturer may have acted negligently if they mislabeled a product or allowed a defective one to reach the market, for example.
If you suffered injuries due to a dangerous drug in Beaumont, our lawyers can take on your case and fight for fair compensation. Your fight for justice may begin with an insurance claim, but our firm is not afraid to represent your interests in court if necessary. We can handle the entire legal process while you rest and recuperate from your illness.
Potential Compensation after a Dangerous Drug Injury
An injury or medical complication stemming from a dangerous drug can be severe. You may experience a medical emergency, like a seizure, or develop a condition that requires ongoing treatment.
You may qualify to seek compensation for your costs and losses if you were diagnosed with a health condition caused by a dangerous drug. Damages you may qualify for include:
- Doctor’s appointments
- Additional medication
- Lost wages
- Reduced earning capacity
You may also qualify to recover non-economic losses, which do not result in a financial expense but may still warrant compensation.
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of quality of life
We may also be able to help those who lost a loved one to health conditions caused by a defective drug.
For a free legal consultation with a dangerous drug lawyer serving Beaumont, call 800-777-7777
We can help prove the Liability of the Drug Manufacturer
People who take prescribed or over-the-counter drugs may not be well to begin with, but the result of a dangerous drug is often a new injury, illness, or a complication of an existing medical condition. A dangerous drug case rests on the fact that had the manufacturer not acted negligently in some way, the user would not have suffered this new injury or medical complication.
The American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy notes the various ways a drug manufacturer may prove negligent:
If a manufacturer neglects to maintain its facility where it produces the drug, contamination may occur. A user may suffer illness from the toxins that make their way into the product.
Mislabeling involves a misidentification of the drug or incorrect information about its ingredients. Some people are allergic to certain chemicals or substances, so a mislabeled drug could cause a serious medical reaction.
All drugs have to undergo extensive testing and approval. When a manufacturer distributes a drug that causes adverse reactions, they may prove liable for the injuries and complications that result.
Some people take medication in order to prevent life-threatening medical conditions, and if a product proves defective, the user’s life may be at risk.
Most drugs are not solely composed of one chemical or substance. Manufacturers have to dilute chemicals to a certain potency level for users to experience their medical benefits. When a manufacturer fails to use the appropriate potency of a chemical, their product may prove defective or dangerous.
We can help you prove your injuries were related to the dangerous product in order to establish the liability of the drug manufacturer. Our investigation into your case may reveal the manufacturer committed one or more acts of negligence when producing its product.
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Other Services We Offer
Along with establishing the liability of the drug manufacturer, we can handle all other aspects of your case, such as:
- Collect evidence to prove the drug was dangerous
- Communicate with the liable party and their insurer
- Manage all of the paperwork associated with a claim
- Consult with your doctors to calculate your damages
- Assess an initial settlement offer to see if it is fair
- Negotiate with insurers
- Help you abide by the deadlines for filing a lawsuit
- Represent you in a trial
We can keep you up to date about the progress of your case so you can focus on your health without worrying.
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You must File a Lawsuit within two years
If negotiations with the manufacturer’s insurer do not yield fair results, we can take your case to court. We do not have forever to do this, though. Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code § 16.003 only allows claimants two years to take legal action.
When it comes to dangerous drug cases, the two years usually begin counting down on the date you discovered your injury or illness. We can help you abide by this statute of limitations as long as you get started on your case as soon as possible.
If you wait too long to file, you risk having your case dismissed by the court.
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We offer Free Consultations and Work on Contingency
Another way we help our clients is by making our services affordable. Some people hesitate to call a lawyer because they do not even know if they have a case. We can discuss your case free of charge so that you can get clear on your legal options.
Additionally, our dangerous drug lawyers work on a contingency-fee basis so that you can begin your Beaumont case without worrying about paying legal fees if you do not win. We only accept our payment if we secure a settlement or court-awarded offer on your behalf.
You have nothing to lose by discussing your case with a representative, and you may discover that you have more options than you originally thought.
Work with a Dangerous Drugs Lawyer serving Beaumont
At Loncar Lyon Jenkins, we work so that you do not suffer further as a result of a dangerous drug injury. We can pursue compensation for your losses from the drug manufacturer.
You can discuss your case’s potential worth during a free consultation. Give us a call at