Gary Roberts, an experienced drug litigation lawyer investigated the recent agreement of Pfizer Inc. to pay $894 millions to resolve its lawsuits. The pending cases of Pfizer include painkillers Bextra and Celebrex. According to Gary Roberts, Pfizer, one of the well-known drug manufacturers of the world will pay $745 million in order to settle 90% of its pending suits. The remaining portion will be used in the cases of consumer fraud and inappropriate marketing charges in 33 states, which include New York and D.C.
According to the claims of patients who used Bextra and Celebrex complained enhanced risk of strokes and heart attacks. Bextra was called back from the market in the year 2005 due to skin allergy but Celebrex is still available in the market. According to the drug attorney Gary Roberts, there are numerous injuries pertaining to the use of painkillers in addition to numerous other drugs. The American College of Cardiology made a study that patients taking 400mg of Celebrex twice a day have more chances of stroke or heart attack.
According to the drug lawyer Gary Roberts, there are three kinds of medicine-product liability cases such as:
• Drug leading to dangerous after effects
• Incorrect drug marketing
• Faulty claims on flawed drugs
In addition, the injured party can check the guilty as:
• Medicine manufacturer
• Drug testing lab
• Sales representative of pharmaceutical firm
Gary Roberts and Associates-a West Palm Bach law firm suggests in the cases of medical negligence and product liability, the injured party should contact litigation support in order to put a strong compensation case against the guilty party. While pursuing the product liability cases, an experienced lawyer can be a great help in winning legal compensation against the injury due to medical negligence.