Pharmaceuticals are a life-saving necessity for many people in Oklahoma, but they can also be dangerous when not used as directed. In some cases, manufacturers of pharmaceutical products may not provide adequate warning labels to consumers about the risks associated with using their products. When this happens, individuals who are injured by these dangerous products may have grounds for a lawsuit.
Issues that can arise from dangerous pharmaceutical products
Pharmaceutical products can be dangerous for a variety of reasons. In some cases, the active ingredients in the drug may be dangerous if not used as directed. For instance, some drugs may interact dangerously with other medications that a person is taking. Additionally, some drugs may have dangerous side effects that are not immediately apparent.
In other cases, the inactive ingredients in the drug may be dangerous. Usually, these dangerous inactive ingredients are only present in very small amounts. However, they can still pose a serious health risk to consumers, especially if the consumer has an allergy or sensitivity to them.
When dangerous products cause injuries or death, the manufacturer of the product may be held liable in a failure-to-warn lawsuit. In these cases, it is important to work with an experienced
How should you file a pharmaceutical products liability lawsuit?
If you or someone you love gets injured by a dangerous pharmaceutical product, you may be entitled to compensation. The first step is to collect all of the evidence that you have regarding the product and your injuries. This may include medical records, bills, and any other documentation that you have.
Once you have gathered this evidence, you should file a failure-to-warn lawsuit against the manufacturer of the dangerous product.
Getting a dangerous pharmaceutical product off the market is important to protect consumers. Filing a failure-to-warn lawsuit against the manufacturer of the dangerous product can help to accomplish this.