Victim of Pharmaceutical Error?

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Remember that all health care practitioners are held to a high standard. We, as patients, implicitly trust our physicians to look after our health. However, when pharmaceutical error occurs, your health is placed at risk. In the most serious cases, pharmaceutical error can cause lifelong illness, or can even be fatal.

That is why you should call The McClellan Law Firm to take action and hold those who have harmed you accountable. We are distinguished, award-winning trial lawyers, who have experience winning cases for clients. We have secured million-dollar verdicts and settlements on behalf of over 120 of our past clients.

If you were given the wrong prescription or were misdiagnosed by a doctor, you have the right to take legal action. Call The McClellan Law Firm at (619) 215-1488 for a free case consultation.

What Constitutes a Pharmaceutical Error?

Pharmaceutical errors can take many forms, and due to the complex nature of drug distribution, it can be difficult to understand who is liable for your injuries. However, as experienced San Diego defective drug attorneys, we understand the process and can hold the right parties accountable for their actions.

For example, some drug-related injuries are the fault of the drug itself. Manufacturers have a responsibility to make sure their drugs are safe for use and are clear about their side effects. Manufactures are also responsible to make sure that they advertise responsibly—for example, Bristol-Meyers Squib wrongly marketed an antipsychotic to children and the elderly and eventually paid half a billion dollars to settle their suit.

In addition, pharmacists have a responsibility to remain vigilant of known harmful drug interactions. If you were harmed as a result of taking multiple drugs that react poorly together, your pharmacist should have given you sufficient and clear warning before fulfilling your prescription. In the same way that you have the right to trust the expertise of your physician and nurses, you have the right to trust your pharmacist.

Here are examples of pharmaceutical error:

  • Drug recalls
  • Mislabeled drugs
  • Adverse side effects
  • Failing to recognize drug allergies
  • Being given the wrong prescription

Most prescription drugs should have clear warning labels display side effects and other potential hazards. Not every drug is perfect, and some may not even deliver on its promises. If you take a drug to reduce cholesterol, for example, and the drug had worsened your cholesterol levels, then you may have a defective drug case.

Work With a Firm That has Decades of Trial Experience

Pharmaceutical companies are enormous institutions. Their profits exceed the size of the most nation's annual GDP—when they make mistakes, individual people pay the price. At The McClellan Law Firm, we have experience facing large opponents in court. We do not fear them because we have years of skill, insight, and results facing them in court—and winning. When you work with us, you are in experienced hands.

It is unfortunate that many of these pharmaceutical errors can be traced either to doctor or pharmacist negligence. This is why you should discuss your case with our San Diego injury lawyers. We believe in finding not only fair but also favorable solutions for our clients; we refuse to quit until you are rightfully compensated.

Do not stay silent if you were injured due to pharmaceutical error! Call a San Diego personal injury lawyer at The McClellan Law Firm and tell us about your case during your free case evaluation.

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    Craig McClellan is listed as one of America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators in Business Litigation, Personal Injury, and Product Liability.

  • Attorney McClellan has a 10/10 “Superb” rating, the highest rating an attorney can receive from Avvo.

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  • The firm earned a Tier 1 ranking in Commercial Litigation in the 2019 list of the Best Law Firms.

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