Prescription Error Medical Malpractice Attorneys in Indianapolis
Unfortunately prescription medication errors are jarringly more common than one might expect. In fact, an extensive national study by the Institute of Medicine stated that over 1.5 million Americans are made ill, injured or killed each year by errors in prescribing, dispensing and taking medications.
Keep in mind that prescription errors can result from:
- Dispensing the wrong medication
- Providing the patient the wrong dosage of medication
- Failing to assess known drug allergies or interactions with other medications
When a doctor or medical provider negligently prescribes the wrong prescription drug medication, that individual should be held accountable. In such cases, you may have a medical malpractice case against your health care provider or pharmacist. Our attorneys are dedicated to ensuring that your rights are defended.
With more than 100 years of state and federal court experience, our Indianapolis based attorneys can provide you the expertise necessary to address your prescription error medical malpractice case. Principal member Will Riley and his associates have extensive experience handling complex prescription error medical malpractice cases, including the following:
- Anesthesia errors
- Over prescribing pain medication
- Missed dangerous drug interaction alerts
- Doctor or nurse errors involving the type of drug or the amount prescribed
- Providing an incorrect prescription due to misunderstanding or illegible handwriting
- Pharmacy professionals filling the wrong medication, filling the improper dosage, failing to confirm negative reactions with other medications, failing to warn of the side effects of a drug.
- Prescribing the wrong dose, mathematical errors resulting in dosage errors, administering too much or too little medication
- Abusing chemical restraints at a nursing home or assisted living facility
- Failing to ensure that prescribed medications do not pose threats of allergic reaction
- Ensuring a medication does not pose risk of negative interaction with other prescribed medications
- Prescribing dangerous or defective drugs without warning of the potential hazardous side effects
Contingency Fee Arrangements
We offer our medical malpractice clients a contingency fee arrangement – so there is no charge to you unless there is a recovery in your case.
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