Fischer & Associates, LLC Attorneys At Law can represent those who have been harmed due to medication errors. Each year, thousands of us across the nation suffer in some way or another and are even killed. We do not believe that wrongdoings should go unnoticed and this is why we fight to help others seek a remedy for the damage that has been done.
If you or a loved one have had their medical condition worsen, have been injured, or fell ill because a doctor or pharmacist committed in error in your prescription, please contact us as soon as possible. We can offer some legal advice about what the next steps to take moving forward should be.
Medication Errors Are Preventable
If your doctor acts accordingly and adheres to the accepted standard of care, negligence should not happen. Still, with so many numbers of people who suffer due the devastating effects of medication errors, it begs the question as to why such a preventable incident even occurs. It could be something as simple as a doctor’s illegible handwriting or naming the wrong medication in the prescription.
These are some of the most common types of medication errors:
- Wrong type of medication
- Incorrect dosage was given
- The directions on the medication was incorrect
- Doctor misinterpreted test results
- Doctor failed to properly review patient’s medical history
- Medication had confusing or misleading packaging
You may already be aware that having the correct medication is the most effective way to treat a medical condition. Our Birmingham medical malpractice lawyers have a reputation for providing quality legal counsel and have an exceptional track record of success. Over the years, we have recovered more than $170 million for our clients in settlements and favorable trial verdicts.
We urge you to contact us as soon as possible to discuss the circumstances of your case. Your first consultation is free!