Most medications come with certain relatively minor side effects, but the benefits of the medicine prescribed typically outweigh any possible risks. However, some drugs have severe risks that can cause long-lasting complications.
In 2012, GlaxoSmithKline paid $3 billion in a civil and criminal liability settlement that included penalties for lack of safety data. In 2009, Pfizer made headlines with a $2.3 billion civil and criminal liability settlement related to marketing a painkiller.
Patients injured by dangerous drugs can file a claim against a drug manufacturer to recover damages related to injuries they suffered as a result, provided they meet certain requirements. And those who suffered injuries as a result of dangerous prescription drugs in Dallas should contact dangerous drugs attorney Julie Johnson. Julie helps gather evidence in your case so you can file a compelling claim for compensation to cover the costs of damages.