You count on your doctors to prescribe the correct medications in the proper dosages to treat any medical conditions that you have. The prescription is usually verified by the pharmacist. Between these two individuals, you shouldn’t get any incorrect medications. When you are in the hospital, there is also a nurse who reviews medications before you are given them.
There are many things that can go wrong with prescription medications. One of these is that you might have a reaction to them. While many of these aren’t serious, it is possible that some reactions can be severe or fatal. The doctor and pharmacist should be on the lookout for contraindications that would denote the medication isn’t safe for you to take. Unfortunately, they sometimes miss these obvious points.
We know that you never thought that you would have to battle for your life because of a medication error. Whether it was caused by an incorrect medication or improper dosage, you have the right to seek compensation for the negative impacts it had on your life.
The financial damages that you face due to medication errors can be devastating. You might have extensive medical bills that you wouldn’t have had if the correct medication was prescribed. Your medical condition might have gone unchecked and gotten worse because of the error. You may be unable to return to work right away, which can have a negative impact on your finances.
Seeking compensation can help defray these expenses. We don’t want you to be stuck with the financial devastation that can come with these cases.