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St. Louis Dangerous Drugs Lawyer

Were you or a loved one harmed by a dangerous drug prescribed by a doctor? If so, contact Goldblatt + Singer today. Our personal injury lawyers can immediately go to work on your claim, taking over communications with insurance companies and finding out if you’re eligible to join an ongoing class action against a major drug manufacturer. If so, we can take care of the legwork and legal matters regarding your claim to maximize your odds of financial compensation. Learn more about a bad drug you might have taken by talking to our St. Louis team today.

What Is a Dangerous Drug?

A drug might be dangerous if it contains a defect that makes it unsafe for patients and consumers to use. A defect can refer to a design error, manufacturing mistake or marketing issue. A defective or dangerous drug could be one that the manufacturer designed with dangerous ingredients, accidentally made unsafe due to a mistake during production or – most commonly – failed to warn consumers about possible harmful side effects (improper marketing). Any type of medication defect could result in a drug that’s unreasonably dangerous for patients to consume.

In many drug-related lawsuits, plaintiffs hold that the drug manufacturer knew or should have known about the risk of taking a drug, yet purposely failed to disclose this information for fear of losing money. Sadly, this has been the case numerous times in the past. “Big Pharma,” or the major drug manufacturing companies in the United States, generally do not want the public to find out about drugs that may cause patient health problems and deaths. Instead, they skew research and hide information to cover up dangerous drugs as long as possible. Unfortunately, innocent consumers often endure most of the damage.

If a drug does contain a defect, injured consumers and patients have the right to seek damage recovery through dangerous drug lawsuits. In St. Louis, the go-to law firm for these types of claims is Goldblatt + Singer. We’ve been in business since 1949, helping more than 25,000 clients secure more than $400 million in settlements and verdicts. We have the know-how, resources, and connections to bring bad drug lawsuits where they need to go in Missouri. Reaching out to our reputable team could make all the difference in the outcome of your drug-related claim.

Dangerous Drugs Currently Involved in Lawsuits

The drug you believe caused your harm could already be the focus of numerous lawsuits or class actions. A class action is a group lawsuit in which multiple plaintiffs join their claims together due to similarities in damages and the same defendant(s). A class action makes the legal process more efficient, saving everyone time and money. Class actions are common in dangerous drug lawsuits, as numerous consumers often take the same drug and experience the same problems. You need an attorney to assist you in joining an ongoing class action or mass tort claim. Drugs currently involved in legal actions include:

  • Abilify
  • Belviq
  • Cialis
  • Elmiron
  • Invokana
  • Nexium
  • Pradaxa
  • Prevacid
  • Prilosec
  • Taxotere
  • Xarelto
  • Zantac
  • Zofran

This is not a comprehensive list. The list of medications linked with possible product liability lawsuits is long and constantly updating to include new drugs. The best way to find out if you have grounds for a lawsuit is through a conversation with one of our St. Louis personal injury lawyers. If we discover evidence of the manufacturer’s negligence or of a dangerous drug defect linked to your injuries or the death of a loved one, you can likely join or create a claim. We’ll help you file with the right courts in St. Louis for an expedited legal process. Learn more about your dangerous drug lawsuit – request a complimentary case evaluation today.

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