Fighting for Compensation from a Medication Error
Understanding Medical Malpractice
Doctors are responsible for ensuring that their medication orders are precise,
correct and understandable. Doctor's bad handwriting, using unintelligible
abbreviations or other communication problems can compound an already
sensitive situation. Pharmacies are responsible for correctly filling
and dispensing prescription drugs.
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errors, and nursing home abuse in order to recover fair compensation for
Responsibility of Medical Practitioners
Nurses in hospitals and nursing homes are responsible for carrying out
the doctor's orders and administering the correct dose of the medication
in a timely fashion. Those who are at the highest risk for being victimized
by medication mistakes include newborns, infants and children, chemotherapy
patients, patients in intensive care and patients in long-term care and
nursing home facilities.
Common medication errors include:
- Being given the wrong medication
- Being given too much or too little of a medication,
- Anesthesia errors
- Wrong prescription
- Wrong medication for the symptoms
- Medication which interacts harmfully with other medications
- Given a medication which causes an allergic reaction
- Confusion of drugs with similar names
Holding Irresponsible Medical Professionals Liable
Errors in administering these often highly toxic substances can cause severe
and sometime serious injury or death. If you have been injured or have
lost a loved one due to errors involving dangerous drugs, a Shreveport
personal injury attorney is ready to help you file a claim for personal
injury or wrongful death.
Contact us today.
These complex cases fall under medical malpractice and require an experienced
personal injury lawyer who is willing to go the extra mile to ensure justice
in done. A person al injury lawyer at our firm can evaluate your case
and explain your options. Call our firm today.