Prescription medications and recommended over-the-counter medications are supposed to help heal us and resolve our ailments. When, instead of making us better, prescriptions cause us further harm, it can be physically painful and emotionally upsetting. Prescription injuries are especially appalling when they result from the negligence of prescribing doctors or pharmacies filling prescriptions.
Physicians and pharmacists have a responsibility under the law to act reasonably and prudently, in accordance with generally accepted medical standards, when assisting patients. Doctors and pharmacists must follow proper procedures to ensure that the correct drug is prescribed, that the prescription is filled properly, and that the patient is not receiving dangerously conflicting drugs.
If these professionals fail to do so, they may be guilty of negligence and held liable for any resulting injuries in a malpractice suit. We are available to represent clients in prescription malpractice suits, which may arise out of the following types of negligence:
If you were injured because of a medication that was defectively manufactured, we can also help. Not only can medications be dangerous due to being defectively manufactured, medications manufactured correctly can prove to be highly dangerous, and in some cases, fatal.
If you believe that you or a loved one was injured due to a dangerous or defective medication, please call us to learn how we can help.
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