Medication Mistakes Seeking Compensation From Negligent Medical Providers
Doctors, pharmacists, psychiatrists, and any other medical professional who interacts with medications to some extent must be extremely careful whenever giving a patient a medication. Failing to act with due care and providing a patient with a dangerous medication can cause serious harm. At such a point, the patient may seek compensation through a medical malpractice claim.
At Sam C. Mitchell & Associates, our Illinois medication error attorneys have been proudly representing wrongfully injured and mistreated patients for over 50 years. All of our lawyers collectively have more than a century of legal experience taking on challenging cases and claims on behalf of our clients. We have earned a reputation for success, and it is one we fight hard to maintain whenever we are called to action by a client in need.
People trust us with their medication mistake claims because:
- We have managed more than 3,700 cases and claims.
- We have recovered more than $100 million for our clients.
- We don’t charge a cent unless we win.
- We offer FREE initial case evaluations to inquiring parties.
Find out how we can help you with your case by calling (618) 505-1660 now.
What Types of Medication Mistakes/Errors Are There?
Any sort of mistake when handling or prescribing a medication can constitute a serious medication error. The key is that the mistake ends up causing actual harm to you, the patient. If that happens, then you should call (618) 505-1660 and talk to our law firm in Illinois to learn more about your situation and your rights.
Medication mistakes we have commonly seen throughout our years of practice include:
- Failing to prescribe the right medication
- Failing to acknowledge patient’s allergies
- Prescribing the wrong dosage of a medication
- Mixing up prescriptions at a pharmacy
- Failing to disclose all side effects of a medication
- Failing to attempt safer alternatives first
You are owed safe care from your doctors and other medical providers whenever you go to see them. This extends to everything they do, including writing and providing prescriptions. Any dip in that owed duty of care can be dangerous, and should be met with legal action to stop it from happening again in the future.
Call (618) 505-1660 & Speak with Our Team
Who can you turn to when you have suffered a serious injury or illness due to a medication mistake? Know that Sam C. Mitchell & Associates always has an open ear for our clients in need. During a no-cost initial consultation, you can tell us what happened, and we can tell you how we can help you seek compensation and justice. It is our passion to make certain our clients are comfortable and confident as their case progresses. It is our mission to secure the most compensation possible, for each and every claim.
Contact us at your first opportunity to begin your medication mistakes claim. Our firm offers free consultations.