Copeland & Rice lawyers have comprehensive experience representing manufacturers of prescription pharmaceutical drugs and medical devices.  Our lawyers have represented these entities in cases involving both indicated use and off-label use, in which one or more plaintiffs sought recovery of actual and punitive damages for wrongful death and personal injury.

In some of the most high-profile state and federal litigation against drug and device manufacturers, we have handled issues such as:

  • Design defect
  • Manufacturing defect
  • Marketing defect (failure to warn), including warnings issues specific to learned intermediaries and off-label use of drugs
  • Negligence
  • Breach of warranty
  • Deceptive trade practice
  • Fraud

Our litigation experience in the Pharmaceutical industry includes:

  • In mass tort diet drug litigation, served as lead trial counsel representing major pharmaceutical manufacturer of prescription drug in defense of claims of personal injury.

Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.