Concerns over particulate contaminants causing blockages in vital blood vessels in the heart, lungs, or brain resulted in several drug recalls by Exela Pharma Sciences, LLC.
On October 25, 2023, Exela Pharma Sciences, LLC, based out of Lenoir, North Carolina, made an alarming announcement regarding a voluntary nationwide recall of specific drug products. The products in question include the 8.4% Sodium Bicarbonate Injection, USP, Midazolam in 0.8% Sodium Chloride Injection, and ELCYS (cysteine hydrochloride Injection), USP. This recall came to fruition following the detection of particulate matter identified as silicone during a routine inspection of retained samples.
The potential risk attached to the presence of this foreign substance in injectable products is grave. If administered, the product may lead to localized irritation or swelling. But, the more significant concern is whether these particulates enter the bloodstream. In such a scenario, they could migrate to crucial organs, leading to blockages in vital blood vessels in the heart, lungs, or brain. Such blockages can cause severe health events like strokes and, in the worst-case scenario, could even be fatal. Exela Pharma Sciences has yet to receive reports of adverse events associated with this recall as of the announcement date.
Given the risks associated with these recalled products, individuals who have been harmed need to understand their legal rights and potential recourse.
Legal Recourse for Victims of Faulty Drug Products
Understanding the legal landscape is crucial for individuals who may have been affected by the products involved in this recall. If someone has suffered an injury or adverse effect due to these products, they might be eligible to file a product liability lawsuit.
A product liability lawsuit allows victims to seek compensation for their incurred damages. The lawsuit begins with filing a claim against the responsible company, in this case, Exela Pharma Sciences, LLC. This process is intricate, involving multiple legal intricacies, gathering of evidence, testimonies, and expert analyses.
Having an attorney by one’s side can be invaluable throughout this ordeal. From the initial stages of assessing the claim’s validity to navigating the complexities of the legal system, an attorney can provide guidance, ensuring that the victim’s rights are upheld. Moreover, with legal representation, victims stand a better chance of receiving the compensation they are rightfully owed. Damages in a product liability lawsuit can cover medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and, in extreme cases, punitive damages meant to penalize the company for their negligence.
Seek Experienced Legal Counsel
If you or someone you know has been affected by the recalled products from Exela Pharma Sciences, LLC, it’s crucial to act swiftly. The national product injury law firm, Parker Waichman LLP, is here to help. Offering a free consultation, their team of experts will guide you through the process, ensuring you have the best chance of securing the compensation you deserve. Don’t wait; the path to justice begins with a single step. Reach out to Parker Waichman LLP today at 1-800-YOUR-LAWYER (1-800-968-7529) for your free consultation. Regardless of your location or where your injury occurred, our nationwide personal injury law firm is ready to assist you.
New York | Brooklyn | Queens | Long Island | New Jersey | Florida
Call us at: 1-800-YOURLAWYER (800-968-7529) | Schedule your free consultation