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Drug Liability

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    Power Rogers & Smith has not only been honored with one Best Law Firms designation, but five!

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    Inner Circle of Advocates

    This is a rare and exclusive legal honor limited to the top 100 attorneys in the US, and we are proud to have three of our attorneys included.

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    All three of our firm’s partners have been included in the list of The Best Lawyers in America for exceptional representation of plaintiffs in cases.

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    Our attorneys secured 3 of the Top 25 verdicts in Illinois for all of 2018

Chicago Drug Liability Lawyer

We've Won $900+ Million More Than Our Closest Competitor

Our firm handles cases involving prescription and over-the-counter pharmaceutical injuries. Every year, Americans are hurt and killed due to dangerous and defective drugs as well as improper prescription and medication practices. Our lawyers have handled many of these cases over our years in practice and we understand how to represent you effectively and compassionately.

Our experience in drug liability cases includes:

  • DePuy and Stryker hip replacement cases
  • The defective drug Cordarone (K.K. v. American Home Products, 99 L 6794, Cook County), resulting in a $10 million settlement
  • Coumadin® cases, including a $17.25 million recovery
  • Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) litigation against Pfizer Pharmaceutical

What should I look for in an attorney?

When it comes to the firm you should choose to represent you in a drug liability case, choose a team with proven experience and success. Our lawyers know what we're doing-the results speak for themselves. We've recovered over $4 billion for our clients. Our nearest competitor has not achieved within $900 million of that amount! We are listed in the Best Lawyers in America® 2020 and we were named by Chicago Lawyer magazine's Annual Settlement Survey the No. 1 Plaintiff's Law Firm in Chicago for the past ten consecutive years. These numbers and accolades speak for themselves. You can have confidence working with the Chicago drug liability lawyers at Power, Rogers & Smith, L.L.P.

Recovered Over $4 Billion in Verdicts and Settlements

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Free Case Review for Pharmaceutical Injury Cases

The first step toward pursuing justice is discussing your case with an attorney. Our firm can help you. Power Rogers & Smith offers free initial case reviews, so there's no reason to hesitate. Additionally, we work on a contingency fee basis: No fees unless you win!

Contact our Chicago law office today at (312) 313-0202.

Common Questions About Drug Liability Charges

  • What is a Mass Tort?

    A: Simply put, a mass tort is a legal claim made by multiple plaintiffs against the same defendant or defendants. If a large group of people suffered similar damages because of a common entity’s negligence, their lawsuit might be consolidated into a mass tort.

  • What is Drug Liability?

    A: Drug liability is a type of product liability and refers to a pharmaceutical company’s legal obligation to create FDA compliant medications. This liability assumes that consumer who use a given drug have the reasonable expectation that it will not cause them undo harm or side effects.

  • What Kind of Attorney Do I Need?

    A: Just like any product liability case, pharmaceutical liability lawsuits require special skill, knowledge, and experience. Thus, working with a law firm and attorney that focuses specifically on drug liability may be your best option

  • Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P. The representation that you provided to your client was incredible.
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  • Experience

    Since 1993 when we first opened the doors of our law practice, Power Rogers & Smith has handled some of the largest personal injury cases for plaintiffs in the state of Illinois – and won. With our experience, we aren’t afraid to stand up to large corporations and insurance companies in court.

  • Success

    Power Rogers & Smith has won more than $4 billion in verdicts and settlements for its clients – that’s $900 million more than our closest competitor since 2000. These results include many record-setting and regulation-changing outcomes as well, including a $100 million settlement for victims of a trucking accident – Illinois’ largest injury award to a single family.

  • Contingency Fee

    Victims of tragic and life-altering accidents are suffering – physically, emotionally, and financially. We take the financial burden off victims by working on a contingent fee. This means that you do not pay unless/until we secure a financial recovery for you. You focus on healing. We’ll take care of the rest.

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