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Drug Injury

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Alabama Drug Injury Lawyers

by Clayton Coombs | August 9th, 2021

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. […]

How a Drug Injury Can Affect Your Life

by Keith | April 3rd, 2018

Everyone knows that prescription and even over-the-counter medications can cause side effects—some of which can occasionally be serious. But most patients are well-informed of the risk of side effects by their doctors or pharmacists, and drug manufacturers are obligated to provide side effect-related information to healthcare providers and patients themselves. However, there’s another risk that […]

Chemotherapy Hair Loss Can Be Permanent With This Drug

by Keith | March 6th, 2018

Temporary hair loss is a common side effect in people with cancer who are treated with chemotherapy drugs. Because the drugs slow down or stop the multiplication of rapidly growing cells in the body, they can shut down the functions associated with hair growth. However, this effect usually only lasts for a few weeks or […]

Suspect a Drug Injury? Don’t Make These Mistakes.

by Keith | January 23rd, 2018

When doctors prescribe medications to help treat your illness or injury, you feel hopeful that you’ll soon feel better. But for many people, a new prescription only worsens their symptoms due to serious side effects and complications. At Norris Injury Lawyers, we know how effective medications can be when it comes to improving quality of life. But those […]

3 Questions to Ask Your Doctor When Prescribed New Medication

by Keith | 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 Keith | 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 Keith | 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 Keith | 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 Keith | 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, […]

Drug Manufacturers: Profits Over People

by Keith | 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 […]

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