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Patient Advocates

Patient Advocates

If you or a loved one was injured by a drug or medical device, our patient advocates are available seven days a week to help you.

Need Help Right Now?Call (800) 452-0949

What our Patient Advocates can do for you

Our patient advocates are experts who are committed to helping people affected by dangerous drugs or medical devices.

Develop a plan

Develop a treatment plan

Find specialists

Find specialists in your area

Legal help

Help determine your legal options

Provide resources

Provide pamphlets, books and other resources about complications

Financial assistance

Assist you with financial options

Answer questions

Answer your questions about complications

Meet our Patient Advocates

Joyce Courtney-Peterson

Patient Advocate

Joyce helps people who want a treatment plan to connect to doctors and hospitals. She also assists in matching clients with the right law firm. Joyce is active in elder care and elder law and brings a unique perspective as a wife, mother and grandmother. She graduated from the University of Florida and has a Juris Doctorate from Samford University.

Beau Hooks

Patient Advocate

Beau is an expert in medical research and mass tort information. He holds a degree in political science and history from Western Illinois University. He enjoys researching and writing about the pharmaceutical and medical device industries, particularly about dangerous drugs and medical devices and the impact these industries have on everyday consumers.

Vanessa Blanco

Patient Advocate

Vanessa seeks to help patients in their time of need. She researches the latest in pharmaceutical industry news and is ready to answer questions. Vanessa has her bachelor’s degree and is working on her master’s degree, both in Health Service Administration and from the University of Central Florida. She joined the Drugwatch team in June 2010.

Linda Bouie

Patient Advocate

Linda offers medical and legal options to patients and their families going through life-altering medical experiences. As a former Disability Examiner, she has processed thousands of Social Security claims for people suffering from mental and physical impairments. She has her bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, and her master’s degree in Health Care Management from Capella University.

Have you been affected by a drug or device? Call us today for assistance.

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