Medication errors are alarmingly common in the United States. Whether following administration by professionals in a hospital setting or dispensing by a pharmacist, medication errors seriously injure or kill millions of people every year. If you or someone you love has suffered injury following a medication error, you need an experienced medical malpractice attorney on your side as soon as possible to protect your rights and help you get the compensation you deserve.
Common Medication Errors
Medication errors that commonly result in serious or fatal injury include:
- Wrong medication
- Over or under medication
- Failure to review counter-indications
- Failure to check for allergies
- Improper monitoring following medication administration
Take Legal Action
These types of medical negligence can and often do lead to serious consequences for patients. When you are the victim of these actions, you deserve swift and aggressive legal representation to help ensure you are not cheated out of the settlement you are due.
Medical malpractice cases are very complex. In fact, these cases are so difficult to win that a majority of them are thrown out before they even reach a trial. Our medical malpractice attorneys work with a network of trusted healthcare experts to identify negligence and establish liability. We have the resources and the tenacity required to take these cases as far as needed in order to secure maximum compensation for our clients.
If you have been injured or a loved one has been killed following a medication error, please contact the medical malpractice attorneys at The Cochran Firm for a free consultation today. We have several offices throughout the country, better enabling us to serve victims of serious injury in all parts of the United States. If your injury prohibits travel, one of our medical malpractice attorneys can come to you to discuss your needs and help you determine the most effective course of action.