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Defective Drugs

Laurel Defective Drugs Lawyer

Protecting Your Rights & Your Overall Wellbeing

In the rush to get their products generating sales revenue, pharmaceutical manufacturers may take drugs to market without fully understanding their potential side effects. The result can be serious injuries or even fatalities.

At McGowan & Cecil, LLC, we hold corporations accountable when they fail to follow prudent procedures during the development and commercialization of products. Our law firm in Laurel provides vigorous, results-oriented representation in cases involving prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications that cause harm.

We represent people who have suffered adverse effects from:

  • Accutane- used to treat acne
  • Avodart- for treatment of enlarged prostate
  • Celexa- antidepressant
  • Chantix- smoking cessation medicine
  • GranuFlo- dialysis medication
  • Pradaxa- anticoagulant
  • Seroquel- used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder
  • Topamax- used to treat seizures and migraines
  • Zoloft- antidepressant
  • Other defective pharmaceuticals and over-the-counter drugs

Defective Drug Lawyers in Laurel, Maryland

McGowan & Cecil, LLC is a personal injury litigation firm that is dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of injured people and the families of wrongful death victims. Our Laurel defective drugs attorneys have more than 100 years of combined experience and a record of success in complex cases. We welcome inquiries from people who have suffered harm as the result of pharmaceutical company negligence.

Compensation in a Defective Drug Case

If you or a family member has suffered harm due to adverse side effects of a prescription or over-the-counter medication, you may be eligible to receive compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other losses. At McGowan & Cecil, LLC, our goal in every case is to help our clients obtain full compensation for economic and noneconomic damages. We will be your strong advocate, fighting for your rights and making sure you obtain the justice you deserve.

Contact our firm at (301) 761-2007 for a free consultation with one of our Maryland defective drug attorneys. We represent clients throughout the Baltimore-Washington area, including Bowie, Columbia, Prince George, Silver Spring and Maryland City.

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Client Victories

Exceptional Service & Proven Results
  • $ 90,000 Automobile Injury

    Our client was stopped for traffic on 495 when she was rear-ended by a commerical truck. The client sustained permanent thoracic and lumbar strains with L2-L5 disk bulges/protrusions.

  • $222,599 Automobile Injury

    Our client was waiting to merge onto MD 100. The Defendant was exiting MD 100 when he lost control of his vehicle and struck the driver's side of client's vehicle. Client sustained a concussion and a Type 2 Slap tear of his left shoulder that required surgery.

  • $162,500 Automobile Injury caused by Negligent Service

    One day, our client was driving the company truck to service a call. As he headed down I-695, a tire suddenly flew off of a car traveling in the opposite direction. It hurled through the air and ultimately struck his windshield. As a result of the collision, our client sustained multiple personal injuriesincluding tinnitus. This tinnitus is permanent and continually interferes with his ability to sleep and concentrate.

  • $100,000 Automobile Injury caused by Negligent Service

    One day, our client went to get her oil changed and tires rotated. After the service was complete, she was driving down the street when her tire came off. This automotive failure caused new injuries and aggravated previous injuries.

  • $250,000 Boating Injury

    Our client was a passenger on a boat that crashed into a seawall at night. The collision caused severe injuries to our client. We obtained a policy limits award of $250,000.00.

  • $490,000 Convenience Store Injury

    A case of water fell off of the shelf onto our client's head while she was shopping. Our client suffers from permanent head, shoulder, and vision injuries as a result.

  • $2,000,000 Drunk-Driver

    Our client was the passenger in the car when the driver lost control of the car and crashed into a tree. Our client was very badly injured and had to have his foot and two fingers amputated.

  • $125,000 Drunk-Driver

    While intoxicated, the defendant lost control of his vehicle and traveled into the lane of oncoming traffic, striking our client's vehicle head on. Our client suffered injuries in his back and wrists. The wrist injury was persistent and required surgery.

  • $872,354 Head-On Collision

    Our client's vehicle was struck head on when another driver crossed the center line and came into incoming traffic. The force of the impact caused serious head trauma to our client, who was pronounced dead at the scene. The insurance company settled after a complaint was filed and awarded our client $872,354.

  • $250,000 Head-On Collision

    The defendant's vehicle crossed the median into oncoming traffic. He struck our client's motorcycle head-on. Our client was severely injured.

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Why McGowan & Cecil?

  • Our attorneys possess more than 100 years of collective legal experience.
  • We return calls! Our goal is to provide "Platinum Concierge Service."
  • Every case will be assigned at least one attorney and one paralegal.
  • We’ve won financial compensation in excess of $1 million on individual cases.
  • We handle PIP & property damage issues at no additional fee.

Client Testimonials

We Put Our Clients First
  • “If you are looking for a powerful and well-connected personal injury attorney, first consult McGowan and Cecil and you won’t need to look any further. They are exceptionally skilled in handling traumatic and life altering personal injury cases.”

    - Anonymous
  • “I am beyond pleased with how Attorney Scott Stengel handled my case. From our the first conversation he made me feel comfortable with his knowledge in law and I felt like my case was a priority.”

    - Arlondria
  • “If you are looking for a lawyer that is going to be up front and honest and truly give it their all then Scott is the man. I would highly recommend him for any personal injury case that you may have.”

    - Ciara