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North Dakota Drug and Medical Device Recall Lawsuits & Attorneys

NOTICE: The Drug Law Center is no longer accepting these type of cases. This page is strictly for informational purposes. We appreciate your cooperation and understanding by not contacting our office on these cases. We are actively investigating and prosecuting cases involving Valsartan cancers. For information on Valsartan lawsuits, look here.

Resource Links for North Dakota Drug Recalls and Medical Device Lawsuits:

North Dakota Bad Drug Lawsuits & North Dakota Defective Medical Device Cases

North Dakota Bad Drug Lawsuits & North Dakota Defective Medical Device Cases

If a bad medication or defective medical device caused your injuries or the wrongful death of your loved one, you likely are entitled to receive financial recompense for your losses. Unfortunately, many of us make the mistake of taking prescription drugs or following recommendations from our doctor to use medical devices, where the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) fails to take steps to guarantee consumer safety. This is especially true when pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers pressure the agency to approve the product so it can be rushed to market and begin generating profits before it has been proven to be safe.

Victims and surviving family members who lost a loved one to a bad drug or defective medical device usually have no other option than the file a suit or claim for compensation. These claims involve North Dakota defective medical device cases, wrongful death lawsuits, medical malpractice claims, and North Dakota bad drug lawsuits.

However, handling these cases are complex and often require comprehensive understanding of North Dakota tort law. Because of that, families and victims will often hire a reputable personal injury attorney who specializes in bad drug and defective product cases. These lawyers have access to all the necessary resources including those listed in the links below.

State of North Dakota Statute of Limitations

North Dakota Civil Statute of Limitations Laws — Code Provisions (§ 28-01-18(3))

Even though victims are provided the opportunity to file a lawsuit against every party responsible for harm, the North Dakota statute of limitations code limits the amount of time the claim must be filed. It is the duty of the plaintiff (the victim) to provide evidence and proof that the defendants have caused serious harm, injury or premature death. This includes cases involving negligence, product liability, personal injury, intentional tort, wrongful death and medical malpractice.

Failing to file all the necessary paperwork before the expiration of the statute of limitations in the appropriate North Dakota courthouse could mean that the victim no longer has the legal opportunity to seek the recompense they might deserve.

  • Personal Injury / Negligence – 2 Years
  • Product Liability – 10 Years
  • Wrongful Death – 2 Years “with Discovery Rule, runs from date of death unless death from malpractice.”
  • Medical Malpractice – 2 Years “with Discovery Rule, but no more than 6 years for reason of non-discovery unless discovery was prevented by defendant’s conduct.”
  • Intentional Torts – 2 Years

North Dakota Medical Resources

State of North Dakota Legal Resources

Supreme Court Law Library
Bismarck, ND
(701) 328-4594

Thormodsgard Law Library
Grand Forks, ND
(701) 777-2204
Open until 6:00 PM

North Dakota State Library
Bismarck, ND
(701) 328-4622

State, County and City Bar Associations

State Bar Association of North Dakota
1661 Capitol Way, Bismarck, ND 58501
(701) 255-1404

Legal Services for North Dakota Communities

Personal injury attorneys who specialize in North Dakota defective medical device cases, wrongful death lawsuits, medical malpractice cases, and North Dakota bad drug lawsuits handle cases in every community, urban center and rural area in the state including:

  • Fargo
  • Bismarck
  • Grand Forks
  • Minot
  • Mandan
  • Dickinson
  • Jamestown
  • West Fargo
  • Williston
  • Wahpeton
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The Drug Law Center is sponsored by lawyers who represent individuals and families who have suffered a serious injury or death from a dangerous drug or medical device. While these medical inventions have been marketed to improve the quality of life for people, unsafe drugs and poorly designed medical devices can drastically reduce the quality of life for the individual and his or her family.

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