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Dangerous and Defective Drugs If you put your trust in a pharmaceutical company and were hurt by their product, you deserve compensation for your suffering.
Wrong Medication Did you receive the wrong medication or incorrect prescription from a pharmacy? If you have suffered because of a medication error please call us for a free case review.
Wrong Dosage Common forms of medication error: incorrect dosage error. Order our free book to learn how to protect yourself and your family from wrong dosage errors.
Other Errors Order our free book, "How to Make Pharmacies Pay for your Injuries Caused by Medication Errors, to learn your rights in prescription error cases.
Kids Rx Errors Order a free copy of The Top 10 Tips to Protect Your Children Against Pharmacy Errors. If you have suffered a prescription error contact our firm today.
Pharmacy Malpractice If you have suffered an injury because a pharmacy dispensed the wrong medication or made an error with your prescription, you are able to file a claim for negligence or malpractice and receive the compensation you deserve.
Walgreens Pharmacy Error Claims There have been numerous claims brought against Walgreens for pharmacy errors or prescription errors. Order our free book to learn how to take action.
CVS Pharmacy Error Claims If you've been injured because of a CVS Pharmacy prescription error, call us for help with your lawsuit at 888-526-7616.
State Pharmacy Boards If you have been severely injured because of a medication error, contact board-certified attorneys immediately to investigate your case free of charge.
Drug & Pharmacy Error Prevention Filing a pharmacy error lawsuit is the only way to make pharmacies take accountability for mistakes. Call our board certified attorneys for a free case review.
State Pharmacy Laws State laws on pharmacy malpractice. Learn the pharmacy error Statute of Limitation laws that apply to your state. Call 877-342-2020 for a free consultation.

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David W. Hodges
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Partner at Kennedy Hodges LLP practicing pharmacy error, medical malpractice and personal injury law
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FDA and prescription inspectionsLax FDA plant inspections reveal risks of prescription contamination.
Counterfeit drugs can enter the American pharmaceutical supply in several ways. Many of these drugs are imported from overseas. As a matter of fact, most of the drugs sold in America are actually made in China and our inspectors have trouble getting in to inspect the plants. Lax inspection regulations can cause contamination which can harm or kill people.
Heparin cost-cutting measures - 81 deaths caused by contamination
A contaminated supply of Heparin got into the drug supply in 2008. Heparin is a powerful anti-clotting agent often used to stop the formation or growth of blood clots for people on kidney dialysis. As a result of the contamination, 81 people died before the FDA recalled it.
More than 280 people were also seriously injured as result of a Chinese manufacturer of Heparin using over-sulfated chondroitin, instead of actual heparin ingredients. The substitution was intentional. The Chinese plant that manufactured the heparin cut the medicine between 2 and 60 percent with chondroitin to save money. The plant had not been inspected for at least four years.
FDA cannot ensure regular plant inspections. Consumers are constantly at risk.
The FDA has neither the money nor the resources to inspect all drug manufacturing plants, and it depends on Big Pharma to inspect its own plants. Inspections are supposed to be carried out no less than every two years, but many plants go several years without inspections.
The FDA is more help to Big Pharma than to consumers. Not regularly inspecting drug manufacturing plants doesn't ensure safe drugs. It ensures that Big Pharma can continue to make big profits, because they don't need to worry much about being inspected by the FDA.
Take action against pharmacy errors by ordering our free book.
We all take a risk when we accept a doctor's prescription for medication. If you or a loved one is a victim of pharmacy error, call our pharmacy error lawyers at 888-526-7616 today for a free case evaluation. You can also order our free book learn how to take action against pharmacy errors.
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