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The dangerous drug attorneys of Karlin, Fleisher & Falkenberg, LLC in Chicago have helped many clients after a dangerous ADHD stimulant severely and negatively impacted their life. We take an aggressive, determined approach to holding drug makers responsible for their dangerous products. Contact Karlin, Fleisher & Falkenberg, LLC at 312-346-8620 today for a free consultation with one of our experienced ADHD dangerous drug attorneys.
If you or a family member were prescribed a stimulant to treat Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) that caused harm, the attorneys at Karlin, Fleisher & Falkenberg, LLC could help you seek compensation for the physical and financial suffering that resulted.
While stimulants help millions of Americans manage their ADHD daily, they may also cause dangerous side effects, including heart attack, psychiatric problems, and sudden death. If you or a loved one suffered an injury due to a side effect of ADHD medication, it doesn’t matter how many people the drug has helped. You are hurting, and someone should be held responsible.
Stimulants are the most commonly used treatment for ADHD. According to the Cleveland Clinic, these medications increase the levels of certain neurotransmitters, or chemical messengers, in the brain called dopamine and norepinephrine. Increasing these neurotransmitters should help ADHD patients in the following ways:
There are two forms of stimulants. The first is immediate-release stimulants, which typically last up to four hours. Patients take immediate-release stimulants on an as-needed basis, so some people may have to take several per day. Common types of immediate-release stimulants to treat ADHD include the following:
The second form is extended-release stimulants, which last anywhere from six to sixteen hours. Most patients take extended-release stimulants once in the morning. Common types of extended-release stimulants used to treat ADHD include the following:
While the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved these drugs for ADHD treatment, patients can still experience dangerous and deadly side effects. One injury or death is too many, especially if it’s your child or family member.
Severe side effects from stimulants used to treat ADHD include the following:
When you are suffering, you may not have the energy to take legal action. Just getting through the day is hard enough. How can you possibly take on a large drug company?
You probably can’t, but we can. Karlin, Fleisher & Falkenberg, LLC attorneys have the experience, resources, and resolve to pursue the biggest pharmaceutical companies for compensation after their products cause harm. Cases involving pharmaceuticals can be complex, time-consuming, and resource-intensive, so it is crucial to have an experienced legal team fighting for you. Our lawyers have experience with cases related to a wide variety of dangerous products, including pharmaceuticals. We will thoroughly investigate your case and the drug company’s actions, evaluate your legal options and pursue any avenue that might result in maximum compensation for you. Sometimes that means filing multiple lawsuits against multiple parties, negotiating for months and months, and still going to trial to fight for your best interests. We are not afraid to do that.
But don’t take our word for it. Look at our results. We successfully recovered $3.6 million for the family of a Cook County patient who died due to a dangerous drug.
Depending on the facts of the case, the following entities could be liable for an injury or death from stimulants used to treat ADHD:
Not all situations involving a dangerous ADHD drug result in a legal case. The attorneys at Karlin, Fleisher & Falkenberg, LLC can help you understand whether the circumstances of your case meet the criteria necessary to pursue compensation, or damages, for your injury and associated losses.
If a dangerous ADHD medication harmed you because of the drug maker, manufacturer, distributor, or prescriber’s negligence, you might be able to recover compensation for the following:
If you or a loved one suffered injury or death because of stimulants used to treat ADHD, the Chicago dangerous drug attorneys at Karlin, Fleisher & Falkenberg, LLC recommend the following actions:
If you or a family member suffered an injury or death from a dangerous stimulant used to treat ADHD, you might be able to recover compensation. The Chicago dangerous drug attorneys of Karlin, Fleisher & Falkenberg, LLC are standing by to assist you. We know it may seem daunting to take on a powerful pharmaceutical company or hospital, but we do it every day. Let our dedicated lawyers fight for your interests while you focus on your health.