Dedicated medical malpractice litigators obtaining relief for victims who have suffered medical injuries in Arlington Heights, Libertyville, Cary, Itasca, and Chicago.
Errors relating to the dispensing of medication are all too common and results in many hospitalizations and fatalities each year. While the physical and financial aspect of a medication error can be devastating and have a damaging impact on the entire family, these errors often frustrate many as they are mistakes that could have been prevented by exercising additional care and caution. If you or someone you know has been injured due to a pharmaceutical error in the state of Illinois and want to obtain compensation for your injuries, contact Newland & Newland, LLP today for a no-risk initial consultation.
What Causes Pharmaceutical Errors
Pharmaceutical errors can occur for a variety of reasons. In addition, these errors occur at any point between writing the script and picking up the medication. Some common reasons for medication errors that occur as a result of a doctor’s negligence include:
- Failing to consider the patient’s medical history including overall health, other medications that may conflict with the suggested prescription, and allergies
- Prescribing a dosage that is too high or advising that the medication be taken too frequently
- Prescribing the wrong medication to treat a patient’s illness
Some common reasons for medication errors that occur as a result of a pharmacist’s negligence include:
- Dispensing of the wrong medication due to an accident or “sound-alike” names
- Dispensing of an improper dosage
- Illegible writing on a prescription
Regardless of whether you suffered an injury due to a pharmaceutical error made by a doctor’s office or pharmacy, our attorneys may be able to assist you with a medical malpractice claim. To determine your rights to relief, contact Newland & Newland, LLP today.
Obtaining Compensation for Your Medication Error
If you or your loved one has been injured due to a medication error in the state of Illinois, the attorneys at Newland & Newland, LLP want to help you determine your rights to relief. Obtaining compensation for a medical error begins with filing a negligence claim against those that are responsible for your injuries. Depending on the cause of the injury, sometimes a complex investigation is necessary. Our experienced personal injury attorneys will take the stress away from you by thoroughly investigating your claim to determine where exactly things started to go off course. We will fight zealously to get you the most compensation available for your injuries.
Newland & Newland, LLP: Your Pharmaceutical Injury Attorneys
If you or your loved one has been injured in a medical accident or incident, you need a qualified attorney who is focused on results-driven success. Our attorneys have successfully handled thousands of personal injury claims since opening our three main offices in Arlington Heights, Chicago, and Libertyville. These locations, along with our office in Cary, make it easy to meet with us to discuss your needs. For a no-risk initial consultation, contact one of our offices today.