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The United States has an opioid problem. Commonly prescribed by doctors for a variety of ailments, legal users of these drugs often end up trapped in a cycle of addiction’ a cycle that, all too often, results in death. If one of your loved ones has died because of prescription opioids, please allow us to help you. At GED Lawyers, LLP, our experienced injury lawyers zealously represent you in your opioid wrongful death case. And while we understand no amount of money can bring back your loved one, we also realize that financial compensation can play a large part in helping you find closure and move on with your life.
Opioid use is at epidemic levels
Opioids are commonly prescribed to deal with temporary or chronic pain caused by a variety of ailments. By depressing the central nervous system, these drugs reduce the user’s sensation of pain. It is common for opioids to be prescribed following an injury or surgery. Commonly prescribed opioids include:
And although opioids have a legitimate use in medical treatment and recovery, doctors frequently overprescribe these drugs, resulting in addiction and death. If you have a loved one who has passed away due to prescription opioid use, please allow our dedicated and compassionate attorneys to assist you. At GED Lawyers, LLP, we will fight diligently to ensure that you are compensated for the pain suffered by your loved one at the hands of his or her physician.
Side effects and dangers associated with opioid use
Opioids have a number of side effects and complications, and they range from mild discomfort to death.
Common opioid side effects include:
And while some of these side effects can be dangerous, such as sedation when operating a vehicle, there are several more serious dangers associated with opioid use, including:
- Heart attack
- Respiratory failure
Despite the above issues, doctors across the United States continue to prescribe opioids in increasingly high doses, ignoring their dangers and risking the lives of their patients. At GED Lawyers, LLP, our Florida wrongful death attorneys believe you deserve justice if your loved one has passed away due to the negligence of a prescribing doctor, and we will fight for you and your family until justice is served.
If you’ve lost a loved one to prescription opioid use, please contact our experienced opioid wrongful death attorneys today
At GED Lawyers, LLP, we’re always ready and willing to fight for your legal rights. With a staff of professionals who are fluent in several languages, we take pride in representing individuals of all backgrounds who’ve lost loved ones to prescription opioid addiction. If you’ve lost a loved one to prescription opioid use, please call us immediately at 561-995-1966 or use our online contact form to speak with one of our compassionate attorneys today.