Assisting Clients With Pharmaceutical Litigation Or Mental Health Care Claims

Legal representation suited to the particular needs of the client is necessary for both the successful defense of an insured professional and the claims and concerns of the professional's insurer. At Gazak Brown, P.S.C., our attorneys dedicate the majority of our practice to helping health care professionals who have been accused of malpractice.

We have decades of combined experience protecting the rights of those accused of committing negligent acts. Several of our lawyers, including attorney David B. Gazak, who has a Ph.D. in pharmacology and toxicology, have earned advanced degrees relating to their areas of practice. Such specialized backgrounds allow for a thorough perspective on the workings of a hospital, the use of drugs and other medicines, and occurrences in health care environments.

Defending Against Accusations Of Pharmaceutical Negligence

Our experienced lawyers defend physicians against professional malpractice claims concerning Zoloft, Vioxx, Celebrex, Bextra and other medications. Our firm is one of a handful in Kentucky chosen to do the defense work for Vioxx pharmaceutical litigation. We also handle multidistrict litigation and cases with pharmaceutical companies as co-defendants.

Our cases typically involve applying the standard of care to determine whether the prescribing physician was familiar with the possible risks and dangers of a drug such as:

  • Antidepressant links to suicide
  • Risks and side effects of medication
  • Drug interactions and other hazards

Protecting Mental Health Care Professionals

Considering whether a patient was properly diagnosed or treated, whether the dosage was accurate, whether a counselor was available to the patient or whether the practitioner had reasonable assurances against harm in the event of a patient's suicide, it comes down to whether the services provided fell within the reasonable standard of care regarding mental health.

We are proficient in the state laws and regulations relating to licensure and certification in psychology and psychiatry. We are skilled in representing mental health care professionals who face allegations of negligence or the following as pertains to mental health care:

  • Overmedication
  • Misdiagnosis
  • Suicide
  • Negligence
  • Patient abuse

Our academic backgrounds and extensive litigation experience allow us to better help clients facing allegations of negligence or misconduct in mental health care.

Take Action To Protect What Is Most Important

We are committed to the pursuit of excellence. Contact Gazak Brown, P.S.C., to discuss your concerns related to medical malpractice claims.