Opiate Litigation Attorneys
Addiction to prescription opioid medications has drastically risen, as have the number of overdoses and deaths. Have you or your family has suffered a loss of a loved one from an Opiate Overdose? It likely is a result from the negligent action of drug distributors, hospitals, pharmacists, and physicians who permitted the opiate epidemic to rise. The Law Offices of Larson | Magazine is an experience opiate litigation firm, and we are ready to fight for you. Don’t let your loved one’s death caused by an opioid overdose allow you to become another statistic.
Overdose from Opiates?
Initially, opiate prescriptions were presented as short-term relief for pain management. Potential use was considered to follow surgical procedures or a traumatic accident. With time, doctors became comfortable and started to prescribe opiate medications for general pain. Opiates should have never become a blanket medication; they don’t work well for every cause of pain. Honestly, there are several situations where opioid medications are not appropriate for treatment. Several common mistreatment situations include prescription opiate medications to treat chronic back pain, migraines, and fibromyalgia.
Many families now question what intention medical professionals used to validate prescribing such a lethal medications. Presented as a method of short-term relief, after lapsed time tolerance to opiates develops for a patient. Doctors continued to increase the dosage in hopes to amend reoccurring pain. Extended prescription time and dosage quickly lead to addiction and dependency for the patient(s).
Who should seek legal representation for an overdose:
- You or a loved one experienced an opiate overdose resulting in death
- Your loved one was prescribed opioid medications by a medical professional
- Are/were Pregnant and prescribed Opiates