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Virginia 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.

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Virginia Bad Drug Lawsuits & Virginia Defective Medical Device Cases

Virginia Bad Drug Lawsuits & Virginia Defective Medical Device Cases

While medical procedures and prescription drugs are often the only solution for improving a patient’s health, many of these products have been proven to be defective and known to cause specific injuries or premature death. Unfortunately, many pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers fail to warn consumers or fail to recall their defective products before tens of thousands of individuals suffer injury or death.

In recent years, there has been a significant rise in the number of Virginia defective medical device cases, wrongful death suits, medical malpractice claims, and Virginia bad drug lawsuits. These legal cases are filed by victims and surviving family members looking for financial recompense for their damages, losses and injuries.

The links below can help victims begin the process of filing a compensation claim against the defendants in their case. These resources are used by personal injury attorneys who specialize in medical malpractice cases.

State of Virginia Statute of Limitations

Virginia Civil Statute of Limitations Laws — Code Provisions (§ 8.01-243(A))

Like every state in the union, Virginia has specific restrictions on the amount of time surviving family members and victims of personal injury can file a claim against every defendant responsible for their harm. Failing to follow the Virginia statute of limitations can strip away the right of the victim to pursue compensation at any time in the future. Because of that, it is crucial to speak with personal injury law firms who specializes in medical malpractice cases to ensure that all necessary paperwork has been filed with the appropriate Virginia courthouse in a timely manner.

  • Personal Injury / Negligence – 2 Years
  • Product Liability – 2 Years
  • Wrongful Death – 2 Years
  • Medical Malpractice – 2 Years “Medical malpractice actions must be filed within two years of the malpractice. In the case of minors under the age of eight, the minor has until his or her 10th birthday to file suit. In the case of minors eight and older, suit must be filed within two years of the date that the act giving rise to the injury occurred. In foreign object cases, suit must be filed within one year from the date that the object was, or should have been, discovered. In no event may suit be filed more than 10 years (SOR) from the date that the object was actually inserted. For medical malpractice cases, limits on recovery apply.”
  • Intentional Torts – 1 Year

Virginia Medical Resources

State of Virginia Legal Resources

Fairfax County Law Library
4110 Chain Bridge Rd # 115
Fairfax, VA 22030
(703) 246-2170

Lynchburg Public Law Library
Located in City Hall
City Hall, 900 Church St
Lynchburg, VA 24504
(434) 455-3820

Norfolk Law Library
Dominion Tower Management Office
999 Waterside Dr.
Norfolk, VA 23510
(757) 622-2910

Suffolk Law Library
150 N Main St, Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 514-7795

Newport News Law Library
2500 Washington Ave
Newport News, VA 23607
(757) 926-8678

Roanoke County Law Library
305 E Main St #3
Salem, VA 24153
(540) 387-6344

Walter T. McCarthy Law Library
1425 N Courthouse Rd #1700
Arlington, VA 22201
(703) 228-7005

Arthur J. Morris Law Library
University of Virginia School of Law
580 Massie Rd
Charlottesville, VA 22903
(434) 924-3384

Prince William County Law Library
9311 Lee Ave # 39
Manassas, VA 20110
(703) 792-6262

Loudoun County Law Library
18 E Market St
Leesburg, VA 20176
(703) 777-0695

Roanoke Law Libraries
315 Church Ave SW
Roanoke, VA 24016
(540) 853-2268

Wolf Law Library
William and Mary Law School
613 S Henry St
Williamsburg, VA 23185
(757) 221-3255

George Wythe Law Library
101 Kings Way
Hampton, VA 23669
(757) 728-2065

Augusta County Law Library
7 S New St
Staunton, VA 24401
(540) 885-7609

State, County and City Bar Associations

Virginia State Bar
1111 East Main Street, Suite 700
Richmond, Virginia 23219
(804) 775-0500

Legal Services for Virginia Communities

Personal injury attorneys who specialize in Virginia bad drug cases, medical malpractice suits, wrongful death claims for compensation, and Virginia defective medical device lawsuits represent clients in every community, rural area and urban center in the state including:

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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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