Prescription opioids are often used to treat patients suffering from moderate to severe pain after an injury or surgery. While they are highly addictive, opioids are considered safe when used for a short period of time and in the correct doseage. However, when an expectant mother develops an opioid addiction, her child can experience serious complications. At Mike Love & Associates, LLC, we understand that opioids and neonatal abstinence syndrome is a serious problem. Our opioids and NAS attorneys in Texas are ready to get to work determining if you are entitled to compensation from drug companies and opioid manufacturers for your baby’s injuries.
When you or a loved one are suffering from complications due to prescription opioids, the trusted team at Mike Love & Associates, LLC is ready to help. We have over two decades of experience to bring to your case.
These cases can become incredibly complex. They require significant investigation that can become expensive. Your opioids and NAS lawyer will have the resources to gather all of the evidence needed to help you. Let your attorney:
Neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) is a series of conditions that a baby experiences when withdrawing from opioids. Pregnant mothers who take the following medications can pass them on to their baby through the placenta, making the baby dependent on the drug:
When the baby is born dependent on an opioid, they no longer have the drug going to their system. This can seriously damage their health as it causes the central nervous system to become overstimulated. Some of the most common NAS symptoms include:
If you or a loved one has suffered harm from the dangerous effects of opioids, please seek legal assistance as soon as possible. At Mike Love & Associates, LLC, we understand that this is a complicated and well-publicized issue. We want to ensure you are treated with the respect and dignity you deserve. Our goal is to secure the compensation you deserve, including:
When you need a Texas opioid or NAS attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation of your case or call us at (936) 632-2000.