The attorneys at Heygood, Orr & Pearson have spent years holding drug companies and negligent prescribing doctors responsible for the injuries and deaths caused by their reckless conduct. When it comes to fighting the makers of defective prescription painkillers and pursuing the negligent doctors that had them out, very few lawyers can claim anything close to the considerable experience or success of Heygood, Orr & Pearson.
Heygood, Orr & Pearson is one of the leading law firms in the United States representing family members in lawsuits against the makers and prescribers of opioid painkillers. For example, Heygood, Orr & Pearson represents more families who have lost a loved one from a defective fentanyl patch and tried more lawsuits against the manufacturers of defective pain patches than all other lawyers in the country combined.
In the very first jury trial by the lawyers of Heygood, Orr & Pearson against makers of a fentanyl pain patch, a Florida jury awarded a $5.5 million verdict to the family of a man who died while wearing a Duragesic fentanyl patch. More recently, Heygood, Orr & Pearson obtained a $16,560,000 judgment for the family of a Chicago, Illinois woman who died while wearing a Duragesic fentanyl patch. In addition to our trial results, the firm has negotiated settlements for our clients totaling more than $50 million in 2010 alone.
If you or a loved one has experienced the tragedy of losing a family member as a result of prescription narcotics usage, you and your family deserve answers to your questions. If your loss was as a result of a defective drug or perhaps a physician’s negligence, you have the right to demand that the drug company or negligent physician be held responsible. Contact us so we can help you determine the best way to protect your legal rights and interests.
For a free legal consultation to find out if you are eligible to file a painkiller lawsuit, contact the lawyers at Heygood, Orr & Pearson by calling toll-free at 1-877-446-9001, or by filling out the free consultation form on the right side of this page.