Pursuing Claims Against Careless Prescription Errors
Lifesaving prescription drugs can be deadly if you do not take them appropriately. But if your doctor or pharmacist makes a mistake, you could be at risk of a dangerous overdose without even knowing it until it is too late.
Preventable medication errors can cause long-term damage and fatalities. The attorneys of in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, have more than 30 years of experience in medical malpractice law. If you were harmed because of a careless mistake related to your medications, we can help you confront the individuals, clinics, pharmacies or hospitals responsible and require them to compensate you for the harm you have suffered. Contact us today to begin the process.
What Prescription Drug Errors Can Look Like
Doctors and pharmacists need to pay careful attention when prescribing or distributing powerful drugs, but some do not do their job with the appropriate level of care. Examples of dangerous and preventable medication errors include:
- Writing the wrong drug name on the prescription, or misreading the name
- Prescribing too large or too small of a dosage, or filling the prescription with an inappropriate dosage
- Failing to take the drug’s possible interaction with your other prescriptions into account
- Failing to properly instruct you on dosage size and how often to take the drug
We are capable and compassionate medical malpractice lawyers. If you were harmed because of a medical professional’s negligence, we will work tenaciously to make sure that the individual and the hospital, clinic or pharmacy where they work are financially responsible. We will handle every aspect of your claim and fight for complete compensation for the harm the medication error caused you.