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Category: Drug Injury

3 Questions to Ask Your Doctor When Prescribed New Medication

by Staff Blogger | December 28th, 2017

Prescription medications can dramatically change people’s lives for the better. In addition to having the potential to treat serious illnesses, they can also reduce pain and keep debilitating symptoms at bay. But their power inside the body also means that they’re capable of causing serious adverse reactions that can even be fatal. At Norris Injury Lawyers, […]

3 Common Causes of Drug Injuries

by Staff Blogger | October 24th, 2017

If you were recently prescribed a prescription medication, you’re probably not thinking about how it could make you feel worse. Unfortunately, that’s a reality for many people in Alabama and throughout the U.S. Prescription medications are released to the market after extensive research and development, including multiple phases of testing on human volunteers to determine efficacy and […]

Drug Injury? Make These Calls.

by Staff Blogger | September 26th, 2017

Prescription and over-the-counter medications are supposed to improve your health, not worsen it. But every day, many Americans suffer serious and sometimes even life-threatening side effects and complications from drugs prescribed by their doctors. To make matters worse, many victims aren’t aware that they’re having adverse reactions to drugs until their health has significantly deteriorated. At […]

How A Lawyer Can Help After a Drug Injury

by Staff Blogger | August 22nd, 2017

Both prescription and over-the-counter medications are designed and released to the market after billions of dollars are spent in research and development, and in most cases, they help people who are hurt or sick get better. But in some cases, oversights or negligence during the testing and clinical trial processes mean that dangerous drugs still get […]

Big Pharma Puts Profits First

by Staff Blogger | February 21st, 2017

Big pharma invests billions of dollars in research for medications that will one day hit the market. Think about that for a moment. They pour billions into developing new medication before it ever hits pharmacy shelves. That’s big money riding on a little pill. If they discover that one of those medications carries with it devastating health complications, […]

Alabama Drug Injury Lawyers

by Staff Blogger | December 13th, 2016

Advancements in medicine over the past century have been astounding. The practices of doctors one hundred years ago seem almost barbaric compared to modern medicine. Pharmaceutical science has come just as far, boasting medicinal breakthroughs that have significantly increased qualify of life and longevity. However, not all medical advancements have been good for the public. […]

Drug Manufacturers: Profits Over People

by Staff Blogger | September 6th, 2016

Medicine is far from an exact science. Even the most routine procedure can result in serious complications that no one expected or could have predicted. The same is true for pharmaceuticals. There are new breakthroughs in pharmaceutical science every month that carry with them promises of revolutionizing the way physicians treat certain conditions. However, these […]

Standing With Alabama Victims of Defective Products

by Staff Blogger | August 9th, 2016

Most Alabamans are honest, hard-working folks just trying to make ends meet every month. They’re responsible with their money, stretching their paychecks as far as they’ll go in order to keep their families fed, clothed, and sheltered. With the rising cost of necessities, that balancing act is getting harder and harder, so when you spend […]

Talcum Powder Linked to Ovarian Cancer

by Staff Blogger | June 7th, 2016

Talcum powder has been used in feminine hygiene products for generations. Traditionally, these powders contained asbestos, which can cause cancer if inhaled. To minimize that risk, talcum powders have been asbestos-free since the 1970s. However, researchers have found a potential link between more modern talcum powders and ovarian cancer, putting millions of women at risk […]

Chemotherapy Drug Linked to Permanent Hair Loss

by Staff Blogger | May 17th, 2016

Each year, more than 650,000 cancer patients undergo chemotherapy treatments. Combined with other treatments, chemotherapy continues to give cancer patients the best chance of reaching remission, making the side effects worth it for most patients. However, many patients who were given the chemotherapy drug Taxotere are suffering from a side effect that was not communicated to […]

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