We Have Recovered Millions of Dollars for Those Suffering From Opioid Drug Injuries
Careless and negligent medical care has increased the availability of opioid drugs at a higher rate than ever before. Though opioid drugs are frequently used to treat severe physical trauma, these drugs are highly addictive and can cause serious sustained injuries – or even death – when abused. The irresponsible prescription of opioid drugs has caused widespread addiction and suffering among millions of American families. Those suffering or recovering from opioid abuse usually require long-term medical care, rehabilitation and expensive therapies. Meanwhile, their loved ones often suffer intense emotional distress and serious financial losses resulting from prolonged care or costly funeral services.
If you or a loved one has suffered an opioid drug injury, a Tampa opioid lawyer can help you seek compensation for:
- Negligent medical care
- Careless pharmaceutical manufacturing and marketing
- Ongoing rehabilitation costs
- Physical pain and suffering
- Mental anguish / emotional pain
- Diminished earning capacity
- Wrongful death
At the Florida Law Group, our opioid injury attorneys in Tampa and throughout Florida help opioid abuse victims recover for their losses and begin a path to healing. We have extensive experience representing both victims and families, and have worked to hold negligent pharmaceutical companies and medical professionals accountable for their recklessness. We have successfully recovered millions of dollars for those suffering from opioid injuries.
Contact our opioid lawyers if you or a loved one has been affected by the negligent prescription of one or more of the following drugs containing opioids:
- Abstral® and Duragesic® (fentanyl)
- Butrans® and Belbuca® (buprenorphine)
- Demerol® (meperidine)
- Methadoes® and Dolophine® (methadone)
- Duramorph® (morphine)
- OxyContin® and Percocet® (oxycodone)
- Vicodin® (hydrocodone)
Opioids Drugs Can Cause Severe, Long-Term Injuries
Opioid drugs are highly addictive and hazardous to a patient’s health. Severe side effects often cause victims to experience a wide range of injuries, resulting in costly medical care and sustained rehabilitation treatment. Victims often require long-term care, and the impact on their families can result in devastating emotional distress and financial hardship.
Some common examples of opioid drug injuries include:
- Respiratory depression
- Heart complications
- Sleep apnea
Opioid drug injuries are often the direct result of negligent medical care or pharmaceutical manufacturing. Regardless of the complications or injuries that have arisen from the negligent prescription of opioid medications, you can be assured that a Tampa opioid lawyer at the Florida Law Group will dutifully seek compensation on your behalf.
The Importance of Working With an Experienced Tampa Opioid Lawyer
Victims of opioid drug addiction and abuse struggle to break this destructive habit. Their loved ones, in turn, are left to grapple with the pain, suffering, and financial losses caused by these harmful drugs. Determining the total value of the loss inflicted by negligent medical care and pharmaceutical manufacturing can be especially challenging, since it requires a long-term projection of medical costs and lost wages, plus damages for severe emotional and physical harm. The Florida Law Group will act as your trusted advisor, holding all negligent parties accountable while helping you determine the total value of your damages. Contact our office today.