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      Scott Pryor
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      Scott is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and is listed in the top 1% of trial attorneys in the nation by the Litigator Awards. He is also a member of Super Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association—Champion Level and sits on the Communications Committee of GTLA, and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

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    • JJ Timmons
      JJ Timmons
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      J. J. Timmons graduated from Mercer Law School in 2000. He spent many years thereafter doing insurance defense work in general liability and workers’ compensation for several insurance companies and a major automobile manufacturer. He eventually realized that he was working on the wrong side and has been representing plaintiffs and injured workers for the last seven years.

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    • Zahra Jacobs
      Zahra Jacobs
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      Zahra has a background in Project Management and Change Management with 18 years of experience in financial services. Throughout her career Zahra has implemented large scale transformation initiatives of processes and applications keeping people at the forefront. Zahra is very driven and solutions oriented and cares about people. She is also bilingual. In her free time, she enjoys reading, cooking, and spending time with her husband, beautiful daughter, and their many pets (2 dogs, and 3 cats).

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    • Angie Hemmings
      Angie Hemmings
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      Angie Hemmings joined Scott Pryor Law just last year, and has already made her mark on the Firm. Her previous employment on staff at a local church prepared Angie for her current role in client relations and marketing. Meeting prospective clients, checking in regularly with current clients, and staying in touch with former clients are what Angie is passionate about. She wants you to know that you and your family are important to her.

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    • Gilbert Abad
      Gilbert Abad
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      Mr. Abad is an expert with over eighteen years of experience in the legal field, holds numerous degrees, and is bilingual. Over his career, Mr. Abad had the pleasure of training attorneys, paralegals, legal assistants, and office staff on legal issues and procedures. He has also taught Introduction to Law and Legal Research and Writing as an adjunct professor at Gwinnett College. He has served in the U.S. Army, and has served with the United Nations in Macedonia as a U.N. Peacekeeper.

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    • Kianna Lanier
      Kianna Lanier
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      Having recently graduated from the University of Georgia with a B.A. in Political Science, Kianna Lanier has long term goals to pursue a career as an attorney. She first recognized her interest in law through her studies in journalism which allowed her to build proficient writing skills. From there she was able to secure multiple internships where she acquired immense knowledge in legal research.

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    • Amanda Wood
      Amanda Wood
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      Amanda is a great recent addition to the Scott Pryor Law team, and is making a difference daily with her great organizational skills and tenacity.  A transplant to Georgia, she moved to Gwinnett county about six years ago with her husband, two children, and two dogs. When not at work, she enjoys reading, crafting, spending time with her family, and spoiling her new grandbaby.

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For the most part, prescription and over-the-counter drugs are beneficial to those that take them. Unfortunately, some drugs have defects or side effects that can seriously harm an unsuspecting patient. If you have taken a prescription or over-the-counter drug and faced dangerous side effects, you may have a claim for damages and should reach out to a seasoned personal injury attorney. Contact a Cobb County dangerous drugs lawyer to discuss your legal options.

Types of Drugs That Are Potentially Dangerous

While the effects of certain dangerous drugs can vary, there are several categories of dangerous drugs with a history of severe side effects. These drugs include:

  • Drugs that lower cholesterol – Some cholesterol-lowering drugs are believed to potentially cause kidney failure or even death
  • Diabetic medication – Many drugs intended to lower blood sugar among people with diabetes have links to liver, heart, and kidney failure
  • Anti-depressants – Some drugs in this category have links to liver damage
  • Antipsychotics – Studies have linked specific antipsychotic drugs to diabetes and hyperglycemia.

While these drugs are common subjects of litigation, any number of other medications may cause complications.

Establishing Liability Against a Drug Manufacturer

No two people react exactly the same way to a specific dangerous drug. The unique reactions each person has to a particular medication can make dangerous drugs lawsuit challenging. An experienced Cobb County dangerous drugs attorney may be able to highlight the specific cause of an adverse reaction and hold the responsible party accountable.

Common causes of drug injuries include:

  • Negligence in the design of the drug
  • Negligence in the manufacturing of the drug
  • Deceptive marketing practices
  • Failure to properly test the drug
  • Breach of Georgia consumer protection laws

By thoroughly investigating the path a drug took from its inception to the marketplace, a dangerous drugs lawyer in Cobb County may be able to pinpoint the action that led to the injury in question.

Other Potentially Responsible Entities

While most attention regarding dangerous drug lawsuits is focused on the manufacturer, there are other potentially responsible entities as well. These parties include:

Doctors

Some medical injuries involve a doctor prescribing a perfectly safe drug in an unsafe way. This can include carelessly prescribing a drug that is not appropriate for a patient or is otherwise incompatible with another medication the patient is taking. In other situations, some doctors have been caught intentionally prescribing unnecessary medication like opioids.

Pharmacists

Even when a doctor prescribes a drug appropriately, it is possible that a mistake by the pharmacist could result in a complication. Pharmacists are required to instruct a patient on taking the medication and warn them of any known potential side effects. If a pharmacist fails in that duty, they could face liability in a Cobb County dangerous drug lawsuit.

Receive Help from a Cobb County Dangerous Drugs Attorney

In many cases, the faith a patient puts in a doctor, pharmacist, or drug manufacturer is well-founded, but when those entities breach their duty to protect the health of a patient, it can have devastating effects. You deserve accountability for the medications your doctor prescribes you. If you suffered an injury due to a dangerous drug, contact a Cobb County dangerous drugs lawyer to learn about your options.

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