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 Personal Injury 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.
Talcum powder used as a feminine-hygiene product by approximately 40% of women in the U.S. as an after bath/shower treatment to absorb moisture. This direct perineal dusting may introduce the talc particles into a woman’s vagina, and from there to into the fallopian tubes and to the ovaries.
The retrievable IVC filter was developed in early 2000 with the idea of easy removal upon the medical condition improving. Unfortunately, the longer the filter is in place the more complex the removal becomes. Both permanent and retrievable filters are a potential risk.
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.