What financial compensation can I recover in a pharmaceutical product liability claim?

Those injured by unsafe products are ordinarily entitled to recover monetary damages for all losses and expenses suffered from use of the product. Depending upon the particular circumstances of your case, damages may include recovery for any of the following:

• Past and future medical expenses
• Past and future pain and suffering
• Lost wages
• Loss of future earning capacity
• Emotional distress

Additionally, some states provide recovery for “loss of enjoyment of life,” or “diminished capacity to pursue an established course of life.”

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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