When The Drugs We Rely On Fail
We rely on the medication we take to be effective and help us remain healthy. However, when medication errors occur, the effects can range from temporary injury to long-term disability or even death. These errors are serious and can require extensive medical and financial support for recovery.
At Prieto, Marigliano, Holbert, & Prieto, LLC, we have years of experience working with personal injury clients in the Atlanta area. Our attorneys are dedicated to fighting for the rights of medical malpractice victims, and we will help you take action against negligent parties. We will dedicate our skills and knowledge to ensuring that your rights are protected and that you receive fair compensation.
The Reasons For Medication Errors
Medication errors can involve incorrect dosage amounts, distribution of incorrect medication, adverse reactions and other concerns. These errors can have a wide variety of different causes, including:
- Workload increases or decreased staffing
- Incorrect information due to misspellings, typos or handwriting inconsistencies
- Improper dosages
- Prescription errors
- Lack of communication between hospital personnel
- Failure to properly assess medical history or any other medication use
When you or a loved one has been injured by a medication error, no matter what the cause, you may be eligible for compensation. Medication errors can result in patient injury, hospitalization, the need for life-sustaining intervention or even death, and an attorney can help you fight for the financial and emotional support you need.