Medication Error Lawsuits
Millions of Americans rely on prescription drugs to treat everything from chronic conditions to common colds. As we’ve learned over the years, however, no workplace is immune to human error. A single mistake from a physician or pharmacist could mean a patient gets the wrong drug, the wrong dosage or the wrong combination of drugs. Victims turn to Casey, Devoti & Brockland to help them navigate a medication error lawsuit and receive settlements for the wrong prescription.
Causes of a Medication Error Lawsuit
A medication error is any preventable event that may lead to inappropriate medication use or patient harm while it’s in the control of a healthcare professional, patient or consumer. There are multiple actions a medical professional may take that result in a wrong medication lawsuit. As medication error lawyers, we’ve seen medical professionals:
- Prescribing the wrong drug
- Prescribing the wrong dosage
- Neglecting a patient’s medical history or current drug use
- Neglecting to advise a patient on potential side effects
Navigating the Aftermath
As Missouri personal injury attorneys, we are well-versed in this complex area of medical malpractice. Our comprehensive approach will examine the circumstances around your medication error lawsuit and identify the right path forward. In these cases, we must identify where the medication error occurred and prove that the error inflicted harm. With a combined 50 years practicing medical malpractice law, we are confident in our ability as medication error lawyers — together, we achieve successful settlements or judgements for the wrong prescription on your behalf.
Medication Error Damages
In a wrong medication lawsuit, multiple parties could be responsible for your injuries. Some medication errors occur under the care of a doctor or nurse, while others may be filled incorrectly at the pharmacy. Regardless of the point of origin, our attorneys often help medication error victims pursue economic, non-economic and punitive damages, including:
- Past, present & future medical expenses
- Short-term & long-term disability
- Pain & suffering
Experts in Medical Malpractice
Medical malpractice covers a wide range of circumstances, all revolving around the missteps of medical professionals. The medication error lawyers at Casey, Devoti & Brockland are well-versed in navigating medical malpractice — discover how else we hold medical providers accountable for your injuries through medication error lawsuits and beyond.
Let’s Talk Next Steps
If you were injured after taking prescription medication, the Missouri personal injury attorneys at Casey, Devoti & Brockland want to help you pursue settlements or judgments for the wrong prescription. We understand the challenges you’re facing and are ready to fight for your recovery through a wrong medication lawsuit.Schedule a Free Consultation