The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is “responsible for protecting the public health by regulating human and animal drugs…”
Since the inception of the FDA, dangerous drugs have been entering the market and causing harmful side effects, including serious illnesses and deaths. While the FDA does the best that it can in timely finding potentially dangerous drugs, many dangerous drugs, unfortunately, have made it to market. Many people believe that since the FDA most likely approved a dangerous drug, one can sue the FDA for their lack of oversight. However, because the FDA is a government agency, it has sovereign immunity, which means that the it cannot be sued (unless they allowed it).
The following is a list of dangerous drugs that the Falkowitz Law Firm believes may be harmful and is, therefore, investigating claims against its manufacturers:
- Byetta / Januvia / Victoza
- Invokana (SGLT2)
- Mirena IUD
- Testosterone Replacement Therapy
- Talcum Powder
Any kind of drug lawsuit requires review by an experienced attorney. Doctors and pharmacies rarely admit to fault, and are often defended by large insurance companies with unlimited funds. Only an experienced personal injury attorney has the skills to handle a case like this. An attorney can take depositions, subpoena records, hire expert witnesses, and more.
If you’ve suffered a serious illness or injury from taking a dangerous drug, whether prescription or over-the-counter, you have valuable legal rights. Questions? Call the Falkowitz Law Firm any time for a free consultation.