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Who is Liable for Damages in a Prescription Drug Lawsuit?

Prescription drugs are supposed to help the people who take them, and usually they do. Sometimes, however, pharmaceutical drugs make patients worse. If you or someone you love has been harmed by a prescription drug, you may have the basis for a lawsuit.
Pharmaceutical drug lawsuits are a type of product liability claim – with a few elements that are unique to prescription drugs. Typically, these types of claims are based on one of three premises:

The drug was manufactured with defects
The drug had dangerous side effects
The drug was improperly marketed

Let’s dig a little deeper.

What the Different Types of Prescription Drug Claims Mean
Each one of the aforementioned claims can be the basis of a lawsuit, although many suits are a combination of claims.…

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