Companies are required to do extensive amounts of testing before they release new drugs to the public. The FDA is required to approve release of these drugs into the market only after the product has proven to be safe. Unfortunately, many drug companies hide known side effects from the FDA or discover side effects at a latter date. If you have taken a drug that is later shown to be unsafe, it is critical to speak to an experienced Florida pharmaceutical product liability attorney as soon as possible.
There is a window of only four years from the date you were harmed by a drug in order to file a lawsuit against the company manufacturing the prescription. That is why it is so important to speak with a skilled Florida pharmaceutical product liability lawyer as soon as you are aware of a drug’s dangers.
Every year a number of prescriptions are taken off the market and involved in a series of lawsuits due to their dangerous side effects. Common pills subject to defective product injury representation in Florida include:
When a manufacturer releases a defective or unsafe drug into the market, they need to be held responsible for the damages they have caused. If you or a loved one was hurt or killed by any prescription drug, contact a Florida product liability attorney from Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey & Fronrath. We will help you review your legal options and take action against the company that caused harm to you and your family. Call today.