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Pharmaceutical Litigation

Pharmaceutical Litigation Lawyers Washington DC, Virginia & Maryland

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) oversees drugs and medical devices that are released on the market. Manufacturers are required to go through a rigorous and comprehensive testing process before each pharmaceutical drug or device is approved for human use.

Manufacturers develop these drugs and devices with the intention of providing patients with safe and effective treatment options for what can be serious medical problems. And most times, for most people, they do just that.

Unfortunately, sometimes drugs and devices have not been properly tested or manufactured. When this occurs, severe side effects, irreparable health consequences, or even death can result. Even after a defective drug or device is found to cause medical problems, it can remain on the market for a period of time before being recalled, causing a significant number of injuries or deaths.

Call (800) 674-9725 to schedule a free consultation with Ashcraft & Gerel at home, in the hospital, or at one of our many office locations in Washington D.C., Silver Spring, Baltimore, Landover, Rockville, Fairfax, and Manassas.

Our Experienced Fighting Big Pharma Across the Nation

Drug manufacturers have a duty to warn users of the risks associated with each medication. If they fail to warn the public, they can be held liable for serious medical conditions that are not known to the consumer.

For over 65 years, the lawyers at Ashcraft & Gerel have been leaders in pharmaceutical liability lawsuits involving unsafe drugs and medical devices. Our firm has a team of more than 20 lawyers, paralegals, and medical professionals dedicated full-time to pursuing justice for those harmed by dangerous drugs and medical devices. Our attorneys have successfully won verdicts, settlements, awards, and other recoveries in lawsuits on behalf of individuals who have been injured by Zyprexa, Fen-Phen, Rezulin, Propulsid, Phenylpropanolamine (PPA), breast implants, and AIDS-tainted blood.

Although some of these claims and lawsuits have resulted in class action settlements, class actions are not the only way these cases are handled. On March 22, 2013, Ashcraft & Gerel attorneys won a $5 million verdict on behalf of an individual client against manufacturer General Electric for failure to warn patients and providers of the serious risks arising from its CT scan dye, Omniscan.

Contact Our Team of Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Attorneys Today

If you or a family member think you may have been harmed by a dangerous drug or medical device, contact one of our attorneys today to review your legal rights. Ashcraft & Gerel reviews every case on an individual basis to determine the best course of action for each client. We proudly serve clients throughout Washington DC, Virginia, and Maryland.

Call (800) 674-9725 or contact us online today to discuss your experience.

Client Testimonials

Our Clients Come First. Always.
  • “We ended up with a settlement of way more than the nothing I would have gotten by giving up.”

    - Former Client
  • “Robert Samet and his team have been able to get me the medical treatment and rehabilitation that I needed, as well as a generous settlement for my injury.”

    - Chris K.
  • “After meeting with Alan Mensh I understood that it was not an open and shut case. Alan was confident that we had a strong case.”

    - Jerry C.

OVER $1 BILLION RECOVERED FOR OUR CLIENTS

And Counting
  • Pharmaceutical Negligence $46 Million
  • Brain Injury Due to Defective Medical Device $16 Million
  • Injuries Caused by Mining Disaster $11 Million
  • Injuries to Foster Child From Abuse - Gov’t Agency $10 Million
  • Injuries Due to Negligent Operation of Train $6.1 Million
  • Child Injured at Birth - Umbilical Cord Compression $5.4 Million
  • Injured by Defective Helmet & Negligent Track Employees $3.5 Million
  • Child Injured at Birth – Deprived of Oxygen $2.9 Million
  • Injured Forklift Operator $2.5 Million
  • Burns from Flammable Bathrobe $2 Million
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Why Choose Ashcraft & Gerel, LLP?

The Right Firm Makes a Difference
  • Compassionate Representation

    Our legal team understands what you are going through and is committed to defending your rights against powerful businesses and insurance carriers.

  • Committed to the Community

    Our advocacy extends beyond the courtroom through our extensive involvement in the community and support for positive change within our industry.

  • Fearless Advocacy When You Need It

    Our experienced legal team is not afraid to go to trial in order to maximize the recovery that our clients desperately need and rightfully deserve.

  • Respected within the Legal Field

    Our esteemed attorneys are highly regarded within the legal community and even command respect from adjustors and defense counsel.

  • At the Forefront of Major Litigation

    Our legal team has spearheaded litigation on behalf of injured clients in many high-profile cases, including major disasters, explosions and sexual abuse cases.

  • A Long Legacy of Successful Results

    Since its founding in 1953, Ashcraft & Gerel has obtained more than a billion dollars in successful verdicts and settlements for injured clients.