How Do You Prove a Product Is Defective?

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February 12, 2015
Colson Hicks Eidson

Injury Attorneys That Handle Defective Product Cases

In this video, litigation lawyer Mike Eidson describes the process he and his team of injury lawyers use when investigating claims that a product may be defective. Colson Hicks Eidson has been involved with a number of high-profile product liability litigation, such as defective auto components and dangerous Chinese drywall. If you have concerns that your injuries or the wrongful death of a family member may be associated with a defective product, speak with our firm today.

Video Transcription

We do research in the medical journals, textbooks. We talk to doctors that specialize in this type of work, and there are a lot of data sources on the Internet that we go to, to find out the most recent research on all medical products, and this stuff shows up. It starts showing up, and a lot of people, they write complaints to the FDA, and the FDA starts keeping a file on it and we monitor all of that. That will show up every month. We have databases that produce cases where one drug maybe is getting tied to a certain kind of problem that nobody saw before they marketed the drug. That’s how it usually starts.

A lot of the complaints were made by the doctors who prescribe the drugs. And usually, one of your claims is that they never told the doctor about the side effects, and they learned about the side effects from the doctors more often than learning about the side effects from the patients.