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From auto accidents to defective product injuries to workers’ compensation claims, we’re here to help Louisiana injury victims.
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Dudley DeBosier has a trusted team of personal injury lawyers who have been helping injured people in Louisiana.
Across the U.S., cities and communities of all sizes are
struggling to manage opioid addiction and overdoses caused by over-prescription
of these highly addictive substances. Many opioid-based prescription
medications are involved in this epidemic, including:
Some of the biggest drug companies in the world manufacture
and distribute these drugs under a variety of brand names. For years, those
companies hid or understated the risks posed by opioid painkillers, while
promoting them to doctors and other healthcare providers with false information.
If you or someone you love took an opioid-based medication
and suffered health problems or complications, the Baton
Rouge drug injury attorneys at Dudley DeBosier want to help you hold the
manufacturer accountable for the physical, emotional, and financial devastation
you and your family suffered.
Opioids are extremely powerful painkillers. Although they’re
supposed to be prescribed to patients recovering from surgeries and serious
health conditions like cancer, nearly 200 million opioid prescriptions were
dispensed in the U.S. in 2017. That means many patients are prescribed opioids
for relatively minor ailments.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that as
many as 1 in 4 patients who take opioids long-term become addicted to them.
Once patients become addicted, it’s difficult for them to stop taking the
medications. In 2016, more than 11.5 million Americans reported misusing
prescription opioid medications in the past year.
In addition to the risk of addiction, opioids also pose
other serious health risks, including:
At Dudley DeBosier, our Louisiana
drug injury lawyers have seen firsthand how devastating opioid medications
can be on individuals, families, communities, and even entire states and
regions of the U.S.
If your state, city, or county is struggling to keep up with
the costs of opioid-related addiction, overdoses, and deaths, contact us now. We want to
help you receive compensation for healthcare and addiction services. We’re
ready to go to work for you, and you won’t owe us anything unless we win your
claim. Call today.