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Jackson Dangerous Drugs Lawyer

Before being released on the market for public consumption, over-the-counter and prescription medications should be thoroughly tested to ensure the safety of the medication. Unfortunately, this does not always happen, and dangerous drugs cause serious injury to consumers every year.


If you or your loved one has been harmed by a dangerous drug, contact The Penton Law Group, PLLC for the experienced legal representation you need. Our Jackson, Mississippi lawyers are dedicated advocates for those who have suffered harm from unsafe medications.

Why Choose Our Firm?

  • We have over a decade of experience representing injured people.
  • We focus solely on personal injury law – It is all we do.
  • We put our clients first, going above and beyond to ensure their legal needs are met.
  • We are available for questions or concerns 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Why You Need an Dangerous Drug Attorney

The makers and distributors of dangerous medications and drugs are large, wealthy corporations who hire teams of lawyers to defend them.  These corporations are not afraid to litigate claims for years because they have massive financial resources.  As experienced personal injury attorneys, we have the knowledge, skill and resources to:

  • Thoroughly investigate your injuries
  • Determine liability
  • Collect and preserve evidence
  • Assess the full extent of your losses
  • Prepare your case as if it will go to trial
  • Skillfully negotiate a settlement on your behalf
  • Fight effectively in court for the compensation you deserve

Dangerous Drugs and Product Liability

A claim against a manufacturer for injuries caused by a dangerous drug is known as a product liability claim. Product liability is an area of law in which manufacturers and distributors of products may be held liable for placing a defective product in the hands of consumers. A product may be defective in its design, manufacturing or marketing. Marketing defects include inadequate labeling, warnings or instructions for use.

Dangerous Drugs and Failure to Warn

A major problem associated with pharmaceutical drugs is the failure to warn consumers of potential complications and side effects. It is critical for consumers to be warned so they can make informed decisions about the medications they take. Without adequate warnings, consumers are left in the dark about the potential risks, dangers and side effects of a medication.

Common Injuries Caused by Dangerous Drugs

Dangerous drugs on the market have been found to cause a wide variety of injuries to the people who use them, including:

  • Bleeding and hemorrhage
  • Blood clots and deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
  • Stroke
  • Cancer
  • Heart failure
  • Birth defects
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Gastrointestinal issues
  • Physical abnormalities
  • Blindness

Dangerous Drugs and Wrongful Death

It is not uncommon for injuries caused by dangerous drugs and defective medical devices to result in the death of a patient. When dangerous drug injuries are fatal, the surviving family members of the deceased may have the right to file a wrongful death claim. This type of lawsuit allows the surviving family members to seek justice for their deceased loved one, to hold responsible parties accountable and to pursue compensation for the family’s future.

Contact The Penton Law Group, PLLC Today

If you have been injured or lost a loved one because of a dangerous drug, contact The Penton Law Group, PLLC to schedule a free consultation. We will evaluate your case and determine the damages to which you may be entitled.  Our product liability attorneys operate on a contingency fee basis, meaning you do not owe a fee until we recover compensation for you.