A medication mistake is the improper administration or management of a medication that causes a patient serious harm or death. For example, giving a patient a blood-thinning drug such as Coumadin, but failing to monitor for adverse effects, is a medication mistake.
Medication errors happen more often than we know. They often go unreported and can have traumatic consequences. If you believe that you or a loved one has suffered injuries as a result of a medication error, Contact Us for an evaluation of your potential claims.
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Failing to properly administer a medication or properly monitor a patient who is taking a particular medication is a medication mistake and may form the basis for a personal injury case if the person who takes the medicine becomes sick or dies.
What Kinds of Medication Mistakes Happen?
- Administering the wrong drug to the right patient;
- Administering the right drug to the wrong patient;
- Failing to advise the patient how to take the medication properly;
- Failing to advise the patient of potential side effects or drug interactions; and
- Failing to monitor the patient for adverse reactions and side effects.
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For nearly two decades, Freiwald Law, P.C. has represented victims of pharmacy errors, which can lead to devastating injuries including hospitalization and death.
Stores such as Walgreens, Target, CVS and Rite-Aid, where you fill your prescriptions or purchase over-the-counter medications, have a duty to provide you with the exact medication and dosage prescribed by your doctor. Failure to act within the standards of care required by a pharmacist and pharmacy is called “negligence.” And when someone’s negligent act causes you or your loved one harm, you need a lawyer to represent your interests and protect you from further harm.
Pursuing Maximum Compensation Following a Prescription Error
The attorneys at Freiwald Law, P.C. hold doctors, nurses, hospitals, technicians, pharmacists, pharmacies and any other negligent parties accountable for injuries sustained due to a prescription error, medication mistake and/or drug defect. Whether the injuries are minimal or fatal, we will launch a full investigation. Victims of these types of errors may be entitled to compensation for:
- Medical bills
- Cost of Medical care
- Lost of income
- Diminished future earning capacity
- Loss of enjoyment of life
- Pain and suffering
Together we can pursue the maximum damages in your medication mistake case.
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