If you have suffered injuries as a result of taking a prescription drug, you may be entitled to file a dangerous drug claim against the manufacturer, marketer, or sometimes multiple parties. These can be complex cases that typically require the assistance of an experienced Chicago product liability attorney. Risperdal is a prescription medication used to treat schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and irritability in autistic children. However it has also been linked to an increased risk of developing diabetes or elevating blood sugar levels for those who already have diabetes. The risk of developing ketoacidosis is another potential life-threatening condition that can result when hyperglycemia is not properly treated. Because of the risks associated with diabetes, Risperdal may cause further injury to an individual.If you have been prescribed Risperdal and sustained injuries due to diabetes, ketoacidosis, or other serious medical conditions, you should consult with an attorney experienced with dangerous drug claims to get a better understanding of the process and to determine the validity of your potential case.You can learn more about the connection between Risperdal and diabetes by visiting our article library. When to Hire a Chicago Product Liability Attorney A Chicago product liability attorney at the Law Offices of Barry G. Doyle, P.C. has dealt with similar cases to yours and knows the best course of action for your claim. To improve your chances at a fair settlement and take the burden out of all the paperwork involved in an Illinois dangerous drug claim, contact us today for a free case evaluation – 312-263-1080.