My son was put in jail back in July and they put him on paxil or cancel he was put on Prozac my bad and we did not know that for 5 months have been taking this medication he was out for seven days or he's out five days from the day he died and he got real depressed he took his Granny's car he left and he got in a wreck and he was having really really bad withdrawals from Prozac can you sue the Madison county sheriff's department and the doctor that gave that to him?
I'm sorry to hear about your loss.
This is a complicated situation, and you should contact an attorney directly. Suing a county has a special set of rules. The facts and alleged liability of the parties are not presented clearly in the question. You can find many lawyers (including many on Avvo) who will give you a free consultation, and they will let you know if you have a case.
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I am sorry to hear about your son. That is horrible news.
With the minimal facts that you have presented, it does not sound like you have a claim against anyone. Many more facts need to be uncovered for anyone to answer this question. You did not give us any facts indicating what caused the actual collision. Was there some negative side affect which caused the collision? The claim might actually be against the manufacturer of the medication, but again not enough facts here to make a determination one way or another. Were those side affects explained to him in full detail prior to him taking the medication? etc.
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I am sorry to hear of your tragic loss and hope there is an avenue to compensate your family.
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