Nearly half of Americans have taken at least one prescription drug in the past 30 days, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This doesn’t count the many over-the-counter drugs, vitamins, and dietary supplements people take every day.
While the rise in prescription medication use can sound alarming, drugs are often an important solution for managing pain and combating illnesses. Unfortunately, prescription drugs sometimes injure patients. Lawsuits may be brought if a drug was designed defectively, failed to have adequate warnings, or was over-marketed.
It is important to never stop taking a drug without a doctor’s advice. The pages here are informational only. You should not rely on them and speak with a trained healthcare provider about any concerns you have about medications you are taking. If you wish to discuss potential legal options, you should contact a lawyer.