Many over-the-counter and prescription drugs have the side effect of making users drowsy. This side effect will often make individuals tired and slow down their reaction time behind the wheel.
If the drug indirectly impairs drivers' ability in car accidents, then the drug manufacturer is typically not held responsible. Drug manufacturers usually escape liability because users are supposed to be aware of any known side effects, which are usually posted on the medicine's bottle.
If you or anyone you know has been injured by an impaired drunk driver, contact the Racine personal injury lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, at 800-242-2874.