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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
  • $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.

  • $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.

  • $400,000 Pedestrian Injury

    Our client was working traffic control, directing traffic due to road construction, when a driver failed to obey the stop signal and struck him. The impact caused a severe, painful, and permanent injury to his leg. After a full trial, a jury awarded our client $400,000.

  • $250,000 Police Misconduct & Excessive Force

    Defendant police officers violated several of our client's constitutional rights by committing acts of excessive force, police misconduct, false imprisonment, and improper supervision. In the end PG County settled after a complaint was filed and awarded our client $250,000.

  • $650,000 Rear-End Collision

    Our client's vehicle was stopped for traffic when a bus rear-ended a car behind her in traffic- causing two other cars to rear end one another and subsequently rear-end her. Our client suffered serious debilitating injuries to her body- causing an inability to work. In the end our client received a settlement of $650,000.

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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