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Defective Drug Litigation

By William Chanfrau, Jr. on March 10, 2013

Central Florida Defective Drug AttorneysConsumers have every right to expect that the products they purchase will be safe when used properly and according to instructions provided by the manufacturer. Furthermore, it is the responsibility of manufacturers to warn consumers of any potential, unforeseeable hazards associated with the appropriate use of their products. Drug manufacturers in particular must hold their products up to stringent, rigorous standards of safety and efficacy because the consequences of failing to do so could be extremely harmful and even fatal.

Unfortunately, many dangerous drugs have made it onto the market over the years, often as a result of large drug companies putting profits above all else. If you or a member of your family has been harmed by a dangerous, defective drug, the Central Florida personal injury attorneys of Chanfrau & Chanfrau can help. Our personal injury lawyers have devoted their careers to protecting the rights of injured victims and their families while taking aggressive action against those whose negligence threatens the safety and well-being of innocent people. We have the experience, skills, and resources to take on even the largest and most powerful drug companies in the world. We will not be intimidated, nor will we ever stop fighting for the best interests of our clients, whether that means arriving at a fair settlement or trying a case all the way to verdict.

Don’t hesitate; in personal injury cases, you have a limited amount of time to seek compensation for your injuries. Contact the Central Florida personal injury law firm of Chanfrau & Chanfrau today to arrange for an evaluation of your potential defective drug claim.

What Makes a Prescription Drug “Defective”?

There are risks associated with taking any medication, whether it is an over-the-counter pain killer or a prescription drug intended to counter the effects of a serious illness. Anyone who has seen a television commercial for a new prescription drug knows that pharmaceutical companies generally go to great lengths to list the possible risks that can occur when taking a certain drug. However, in some cases, drug manufacturers have minimized or even concealed serious risks in order to accelerate FDA approval of their products. In these events, the manufacturers may be held liable for any injuries or deaths that result from the use of the dangerous drugs.

Types of Dangerous Drugs

The Central Florida defective drug attorneys of Chanfrau & Chanfrau have extensive experience in handling a wide variety of product defect cases, including many involving unreasonably dangerous prescription drugs. If you have been injured, or if someone you love has been injured or killed, as a result of taking any of the following medications, our Central Florida product liability attorneys can provide you with the skilled, aggressive legal representation you need:

  • Accutane®
  • Baycol®
  • Bextra®
  • Cylert®
  • Duract®
  • Ephedra
  • Fen-Phen
  • Hismanal®
  • Lotronex®
  • Palladone®
  • Pondimin®
  • Posicor®
  • Propulsid®
  • Raxar®
  • Redux®
  • Rezulin®
  • Seldane®
  • VIOXX®

Please keep in mind that all personal injury claims are subject to a statute of limitations - a time limit before which a claim must be filed, or else the injured party forfeits the right to seek legal action forever. It is therefore in your best interests to contact our personal injury lawyers in Central Florida as soon as possible.

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