March 2016 - Cohen & Malad, LLP

What Effect Does Direct-To-Consumer Drug Advertising Have on Patient Safety?

By: Jeff S. Gibson, Attorney Consumers are bombarded daily by advertisements for pharmaceutical drugs via television commercials, magazine advertisements, banner ads displayed on their computers, and emails. How does this constant stream of information impact a person’s decision to seek medical advice or inquire about a particular drug? What impact, if any, do these advertisements… Continue Reading »