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Opioid Overdose Deaths Now More Likely for Americans Than Auto Accident Deaths

by Staff Blogger | January 15th, 2019

Many parts of America are suffering through a major opioid crisis that’s causing huge numbers of overdoses and deaths. The National Safety Council (NSC) recently reported that the problem has become so severe that opioid deaths are now statistically more likely to claim the lives of Americans than car crashes. The NSC found that the

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Why Are Some Medications Dangerous?

by Staff Blogger | January 8th, 2019

When you’re prescribed a new medication to treat an injury or illness, you hope it will treat your symptoms and help you recover. Getting worse is the last thing on your mind, but that’s a reality for many Americans every year. Despite rigorous standards and years of testing required by the U.S. Food and Drug

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Beware of These Myths About Defective and Dangerous Drugs

by Staff Blogger | January 2nd, 2019

The pharmaceutical industry is massive in the United States. Studies show that around 55 percent of Americans regularly take a prescription medication, and that number will likely grow in the coming years. As more and more people begin taking prescription medications, the risk of drug injuries will only increase. That’s because many drugs available on

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Worried About Unsafe Medications? Watch Out for These Symptoms.

by Staff Blogger | December 25th, 2018

At Ferrer, Poirot & Wansbrough, our drug injury lawyers are dedicated to fighting for the rights of people who were hurt by prescription medications. However, only a small percentage of medications are recalled due to dangerous side effects and complications. If you’re taking a medication or were recently prescribed a new medication, there’s a good

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