Dania Beach, FL asked in Products Liability for Florida

Q: I want to know what legal standing I have with a drug trial company that violated the FDA guild lines and risk my life .

I was recruited to be part of a drug trial of Eli Lilly's Alzheimer's drug donanenab.

One of the main risk is brain swelling.

I was given 4 doses over a period of 8 week and I had no problems or signs of side effects. I was given the fifth dose and 8 hours latter I had a major seizure that lasted over 45 minutes and put me in the hospital over night, a sign of brain swelling.

I know doses we increased but I think they were increased substantially on the fifth dose. That would a violation of the FDA protocol putting a subject in danger.

I am a big man 6'4, 230 pounds in good health so I believe I targeted for that dose as it could have killed some one of less physical endurance.

I don't know if this was a one time occurrence or if this has changed my body, for the rest of my life.

I feel I am owed some protection and compensation for my risk.

What would be my legal standing on this matter?

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1 Lawyer Answer

A: If there is a valid claim, which depends heavily on the documents you signed to participate in the trial, you almost certainly have legal standing to bring it.

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