If you or a loved one has taken the drug Fosamax, a skilled attorney may be able to help you. Although, this drug is used to treat osteoporosis, potentially dangerous bone fractures can occur from long-term use of the drug. If you have been injured by the drug Fosamax, you should discuss your options with an Omaha Fosamax attorney.
Fosamax is a drug that is generally used to prevent and treat osteoporosis. Fosamax may have some potentially negative side effects, including: ulcers, esophageal cancer, rashes, hallucinations, and bone fractures. If you have experienced these side effects, or any other side effect from taking Fosamax, you should contact attorney today.
No matter what your legal issue may be, it is always best to seek legal help early in the process. An attorney can help secure what is likely to be the best possible outcome for your situation and avoid both unnecessary complications or errors.
Prepare for your consultation by writing down notes of your understanding of the case, jot down questions and concerns for the attorney, and gather your documents. Remember that you are trying to get a sense of whether the attorney has your trust and can help you address your legal issues. Questions should include how the attorney intends to resolve your issue, how many years he/she has been practicing law and specifically practicing in your area, as well as how many cases similar to yours the attorney has handled. It can also be helpful to broach the subject of fees so that you understand the likely cost and structure of your representation by a specific attorney and/or legal team.
Pro se - This Latin term refers to representing yourself in court instead of hiring professional legal counsel. Pro se representation can occur in either criminal or civil cases.
Statute - Refers to a law created by a legislative body. For example, the laws enacted by Congress are statutes.
Subject matter jurisdiction - Requirement that a particular court have authority to hear the claim based on the specific type of issue brought to the court. For example, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court only has subject matter jurisdiction over bankruptcy filings, therefore it does not have the authority to render binding judgment over other types of cases, such as divorce.
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