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Substance Abuse

Substance Abuse

Keeping You Aware and Prepared

Every year 43,982 people die from an overdose nationwide. Meaning an average of 120 people in the United States die from overdosing every single day. Though most people would immediately assume “drug problems” or “addiction,” the pandemic isn’t always so obviously and easily recognizable. Consider the following facts.

Opioid Abuse Facts:

  • 6.9 million people worldwide suffer from opioid abuse
  • 55,000 people die yearly from overdosing, with 60% of those deaths caused by opioids
  • Lawsuits against opioid manufacturers and distributors have been rising nationwide due to false advertising, misleading claims, and the unreasonable dangers associated with these drugs

 

Opioid abuse is rampant across the United States, and the harm they are causing to our communities is immeasurable. Don’t let help get away from you. Get in touch with The Cochran Firm today for a free consultation/claim evaluation.

The lawyers at The Cochran Firm – Dothan are already engaged in complex litigations against the opioid manufacturers and distributors on behalf of local governments (cities and counties) for fraud and public nuisance.

 

For more help, view the links below

https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED440352.pdf

http://www.drugrehab.org/overdose-response-guide/

https://store.samhsa.gov/shin/content/SMA11-4648/SMA11-4648.pdf

https://www.drugrehab.com/addiction/