Defective Products and Dangerous Drugs
Although the manufacturing and marketing of prescription drugs and other products are regulated, there are still some on the market that cause more harm than good, and sadly, the injuries caused by these drugs and products can be permanent, if not life-threatening. Suffering an injury as a result of faulty drugs and products should never happen–but it does.
At Richard Harris Law Firm, our Las Vegas defective product lawyers work hard to make sure our clients are treated fairly when they’ve been injured as a result of someone else’s negligence.
Volkswagen AG has admitted that they equipped up to 11 million vehicles worldwide, with a “defeat device” which allowed these cars to pass emissions testing, but in reality the cars were spewing up to 40 times the legal limit of NOx into the atmosphere in “real life” use.
Canagliflozin, marketed under the name Invokana®, was the first of these SGLT2 inhibitors to be approved and works by causing the kidneys to dump blood glucose into the urine, rather than return it to the blood stream as in a normal functioning kidney.
The product Zofran was developed and distributed by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1991, only for treatment of nausea due to chemotherapy, or surgery.