Fentanyl is a powerful opiate that works by blocking the pain receptors in the brain. It is sold in several different forms for management of severe and chronic pain. However, if excessive amounts of fentanyl enter the body, there is a serious risk of overdose or death.

Fentanyl lawsuits are being reviewed by the product liability lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. for users of the Duragesic Fentanyl Patch, as well as generic equivalents.

The pain medication has been linked to cases of overdose and sudden death as a result of the manufacturers failure to provide adequate warnings and dosing instructioons.

If a friend or family has suffered an overdose or death after using one of the following products, financial compensation may be available may be available through a lawsuit over fentanyl overdose. Request a free case evaluation.


The Duragesic Fentanyl Patch delivers the medication in the form of a gel which enters the body through the skin. It is designed to slowly release the fentanyl gel through a membrane on the sticky side of the patch. Defectively designed and manufactured patches have been responsible for hundreds of deaths and unintentional overdoses after the gel leaked out onto the skin or entered the body too quickly.

The manufacturer negligently designed the patch and has failed to properly warn users about the risks associated with the product. The Duragesic Fentanyl Patch lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. are reviewing lawsuits nationwide for users who experienced serious injury or death from fentanyl overdose.