If you have been the victim of a drug which caused death or serious harm to you or a loved one you may be confused about whether you need the services of a personal injury attorney. You want the best outcome possible for adverse health events caused by drugs such as Pradaxa (Dabigatran) and the reputation of the law firm you choose has a direct bearing on the final results. We at Sullo & Sullo, LLP believe our firm has achieved that level of excellence in reputation and experience.
Although only on the market for a little over two years, Pradaxa (Dabigatran)—a drug which is used in those with heart valve problems or atrial fibrillation who also have elevated risks of stroke—is a thrombonin inhibitor which limits the amount a particular blood enzyme crucial to the blood clotting process. Boehringer Ingelheim, the manufacturer of the drug initially claimed Pradaxa (Dabigatran) was over 35% more effective in reducing the risk of stroke than its competitor Warfarin. Later it was found that while a negative reaction to Warfarin can be offset by administering vitamin K, a clotting agent, there is no antidote to excessive bleeding caused by Pradaxa (Dabigatran). Over 250 deaths have been directly linked to Pradaxa (Dabigatran), and although the drug has not yet been subject to recall by the FDA, it is believed that the family of a Tennessee woman has filed the first lawsuit against the makers of Pradaxa (Dabigatran).
First and foremost in cases regarding defective drugs you need an attorney who will protect both your claim and your rights. Our attorneys have a solid reputation for carefully evaluating the particulars of your history with Pradaxa (Dabigatran) or any other drug then determining whether you have a potential lawsuit. Certain time constraints are in place on product liability cases and missing such a deadline could cause you to permanently forfeit your right of recovery even in cases where a dangerous drug caused irreparable harm. Large pharmaceutical companies are famous for turning a blind eye to the safety and health of those who take the drug sometimes blatantly ignoring studies which clearly showed the dangers of the drug. While it can be difficult to consider the legal aspects of your product liability case when you have suffered grave damage to your health, you must ensure the law firm you choose has the experience to litigate your case should it become necessary.
The attorneys of Sullo & Sullo will remain involved with your case from beginning to end. We have the required resources to litigate complex product liability cases and our attorneys have the necessary knowledge of the facts surrounding this and other dangerous drugs and medical devices. Once we have established that you have a viable case, we will guide you through the process of your claim. If you require ongoing medical care as a result of damages done by Pradaxa (Dabigatran) we will coordinate with your doctors to ensure you receive the best care available. We are dedicated to delivering not only financial relief for those who have suffered from the serious side effects of Pradaxa (Dabigatran) but also to giving you the answers you need. You are entitled to compensation for medical expenses, compensation for lost wages and even damages for the pain and suffering you’ve experienced as a result of taking a drug you were told was safe.
At Sullo & Sullo we offer compassion at a time when you need it most and we never shirk our obligation to stay in close contact with you throughout this difficult time. You need an attorney who will work quickly and aggressively for you, helping to relieve some of the anxiety and stress such situations can bring. If you have suffered ill health effects from Pradaxa (Dabigatran) and feel you were inadequately warned of the potential dangers the attorneys of Sullo & Sullo are waiting to offer highly experienced legal advice and protect your rights in the process. Our outstanding reputation in the Houston area is due to over a decade of hard work and dedication to our clients. Trust is an essential element when you place your future in the hands of an attorney and we will always honor that trust as we fight hard on your case.
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