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Drug Injuries and How Your Lawyer Can Help | Reiner, Slaughter & Frankel, LLP

Countless Americans rely on prescription medications and over-the-counter drugs to improve
their overall health and fight against illness or injury. However, every drug comes with its own
set of side effects and risks. In some cases, the very thing meant to be an antidote to our
sickness ends up doing more harm than good. In fact, an FDA report from 2009 estimated that
adverse drug reactions result in more than 4 million visits to emergency rooms, physicians’
offices, and other outpatient facilities and 117,000 hospitalizations every year.

Although most of us have been helped immensely by vaccines, antibiotics, and other
medications, the unfortunate truth is that pharmaceutical companies may not always do their
due diligence during the essential phases of research and development. As a result, it’s not
uncommon for potentially harmful medications to be released to the market and frequently
prescribed to patients in need. The adverse effects of these medications are quite prevalent, but
when both physicians and patients are unaware of the risks, drug injuries can occur.

How Drug Injuries can Happen

Drug injuries can occur in a variety of scenarios, including prescription mistakes, incorrect
dosage administration, manufacturing or testing issues, or FDA loopholes. Even when it’s taken
as directed, a drug might cause harm to a patient. Any of these circumstances can result in
undesirable side effects and even lasting damage. In some of the most well-known cases,
adverse effects have included psychological problems, birth defects, heart attacks and strokes,
and even death.

While the manufacturers can be held responsible for the health problems these drugs inflicted
on the unknowing public, causation must be proven first. That’s when it becomes imperative that
patients contact a reputable attorney Redding, CA residents can rely on.

When you’re dealing with a large pharmaceutical company, you’ll need all the help you can get.
By working with an experienced lawyer, you’ll be able to gather necessary evidence and file a
suit against the parties responsible for your or your loved one’s drug injury. We’ll be by your side
every step of the way and will help you navigate this complicated process.

What You Can Do

If you have sustained an injury due to a prescription or over-the-counter medication, you need
assistance from an attorney Redding, CA locals can trust. Whether or not the drug in question
was recalled, our team can ensure your rights are protected and that the company is held
responsible. To find out additional information or to schedule a consultation, please contact us


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