Orange County Medical Malpractice Lawyer
Understanding Prescription and Medication Errors
When going to visit a medical professional, we are operating under the belief system that they are all there to uphold their responsibility to their clients and behave in an honorable and respectable manner. This, however, is not always true. In fact, it has been that over a million Americans are made injured or ill by what is referred to as a 'medication error.' This, simply speaking, is an avoidable error that leads to an event in which the medication given to a patient is inappropriate. This could be an error in the prescription, ordering, labeling, dispensing or otherwise handling of the medication.
While there are immeasurable different ways in which medication errors can occur, it has been found that one of the most common ways in which it occurs is in administered a dosage of medication that is improper and not proportional to the condition that it is given for. Typically, this is something that affects the older generation more than the younger one – although this could be attributed to the fact that older people are more prone to taking multiple prescriptions.
Have you recently suffered from a prescription error?
If your doctor has recently made a prescription error, you could likely have grounds to file a claim and seek just compensation. Unfortunately, these types of errors are often a cause for wrongful death in loved ones. No matter whether your case pertains to being prescribed the wrong dosage or if you were prescribed the wrong medicine entirely (drugs with similar names can commonly become mixed up of the doctor is not paying attention), you deserve to have aggressive legal defense in the fight for just financial compensation.
At Cohn and Swartzon, we are well-versed in handling medical malpractice cases. We know the profound impact that cases of this nature can have and we are fully devoted to helping our clients protect their best interests when seeking just compensation. Should you choose to contact an
Orange County personal injury lawyer from our firm, you will be able to rest easier knowing that we will stop at nothing in our efforts to hold liable parties responsible for their mistakes. If the negligence or careless behavior of a third party caused you injury or pain, you can be confident knowing that we will stop at nothing in our efforts to hold them liable. We know how important it is to seek just compensation and we will do everything that we can to help you protect your best interests.
To discuss your case and all of your legal options, please feel free to
contact an Orange County prescription error lawyer from our firm as soon as possible.