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Defective Drugs

Defective Drugs Lawyers in New York

Holding Manufacturers Responsible

Unfortunately, due to the negligence of major drug manufacturers, innocent people fall victims to defective drugs. This usually occurs when large pharmaceutical companies place dollars before lives and rush a drug to the market without adequate testing. As a result, innocent victims often suffer permanent, irreversible injuries or death. Our New York defective drugs lawyers have been holding manufacturers responsible for their actions since 2008 and can help.

Call Paris & Chaikin, PLLC at (212) 742-0476 if you’ve been injured as a result of a bad and defective drug, or contact us online.

Why Hire a PI Lawyer

When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issues a drug recall, it is directing that product be removed from the market. Recalls may be conducted on a firm’s own initiative, by FDA request or by FDA order under statutory authority. However, as a result of greed, it is rare for manufacturers to remove a money-making product from the market on their own initiative. Therefore, when an innocent victim is injured, the protections of personal injury laws come into play. It is the laws of personal injury such as product liability against big money manufacturers that force justice and demand compensation for the injuries caused by the manufacturer’s negligence and greed.

Common Defective Drugs

All drug manufacturers are obligated to confirm that their drugs are safe to use, but sometimes, they fail to deliver on their promise, especially when it comes to noting side effects.

Common drugs that have been known to produce defects include:

  • Haldol
  • Meridia
  • Hydroxycut
  • Crestor
  • Ortho Evra
  • Celebrex
  • Ephedra
  • Raptiva
  • Yaz/Yasmin
  • Provigil
  • Accutane
  • Vioxx
  • Serevent
  • NuvaRing
  • Zoloft

However, there are plenty more drugs out there that can cause defects. If you suspect you or a loved one in suffering due to a bad drug, it’s important to hire representation immediately to help you recover your health, as well as any other damages.

Call our New York defective drugs lawyers for a free consultation at (212) 742-0476.

Our Results Speak for Themselves

Millions of Dollars Recovered for the Injured
  • Slip & Fall $11 Million

    A well-known cellist was awarded almost $11 million after a slip and fall in a gourmet food market that resulted in injuries that now hamper her ability to plat the instrument.

  • Pedestrian Knockdown $2.8 Million

    Our client was a pedestrian crossing the street when she was hit by a yellow school bus making a left-hand turn. As a result of the impact, she was forced to fall to the ground and sustained an injury to her shoulder and lower back.

  • Bus Accident $2.1 Million

    A mediated settlement was reached on the eve of trial on behalf of our client who was a driver of a motor vehicle which was struck in the rear by a bus.

  • Pedestrian Accident $2 Million

    Our client, a young boy, was crossing the street near his home on Staten Island when he slipped on ice in the roadway and was hit by a car.

  • Car Accident $1.7 Million

    Our client was an ambulance driver responding to an emergency call. While in the process of making a left-hand turn with the ambulance lights and sirens in operation, he was struck by a vehicle going straight.

  • Truck Accident $1.5 Million

    Our client, a 37 year old man, was struck in the rear by a truck while driving his car and subsequently underwent neck surgery. The defendant claimed our client cut him off.

  • Car Accident $1.25 Million

    Our client was a rear-seat passenger in a motor vehicle that was pulled over on the shoulder of the Staten Island Expressway when it was rear-ended by the defendant in the early morning hours. In the accident, the plaintiff suffered multiple fractures, which required surgery.

  • Slip & Fall $1.2 Million

    Our client tripped and fell coming out of a bar in Staten Island, sustaining injuries to her knee, neck, and back.


Client Testimonials

Real Stories from Real People
  • “For any questions or concerns I had, I could reach out to him anytime. Although Ian was my attorney, everyone in the office kind, generous and friendly to me, like I've known them for years.”

    - Shanee B.
  • “Had an excellent all-around experience! They really cared about my well being from beginning to end. Always available and I would highly recommend them.”

    - Peter M.
  • “Ian & Jason, along with their staff, work tirelessly to ensure you will receive maximum compensation for your injury! They take care of everything from A-Z making the whole process as seamless as possible!”

    - Natanel B.
  • “Best law firm in the state of New York with an awesome staff.”

    - Phil S.

Why Hire Paris & Chaikin, PLLC?

Your Recovery is Our Priority
  • Concierge-Level Service

    Our commitment to taking care of our clients is unrivalled. We even offer a luxury car service to take clients to and from our office.

  • Maximum Recovery

    Our legal team not only strives for victory, but also takes every conceivable step to maximize your recovery in the process.

  • Access to Experts

    We hire the best in the field and work with top experts, specialists and investigators to fight for the recovery that you deserve. 

  • Individualized Legal Care

    We are committed to providing you with undivided attention & to tailoring our approach to the needs of your case.

  • Client-Centered Approach

    For our firm, it is not about the money - we take profound joy in helping you get the justice that you deserve.

  • A Proven Record of Results

    Our fearless attorneys are not afraid to go to trial & have recovered millions of dollars in recoveries for injured clients. 

Meet Our Attorneys

Our attorneys are fearless advocates who aren't afraid to battle the insurance companies to recover the compensation you deserve.