Charleston Medication Error Attorneys
We Fight for the Rights of Those Who Suffered From Drug Errors
Thousands of us across the U.S. suffer due to an error with their medication or prescriptions. Those who suffer from drug or medication errors may find that their condition worsens or goes untreated because they are not receiving proper care.
At Berthold Law Firm, PLLC, we understand the frustration you feel when dealing with negligent doctors and medical staff. This is especially true when you know that your medical condition has been overlooked and you are not receiving the correct form of treatment. Our medical malpractice team can help you fight back and regain what was lost to you.
The Consequences of Medication Errors
There is a rigid procedure that all doctors, pharmacists, and medical staff must abide by. Doctors must thoroughly evaluate the patient before prescribing any form of medication or course of treatment. Despite this, doctors can still make mistakes.
Some examples of drug errors include:
- The wrong drug is given
- The incorrect dosage is prescribed
- The patient is allergic to one or more ingredients
- The patient is given a combination of drugs that negatively affects them
- The patient was given the wrong directions for taking the medication
Sometimes, a drug error can happen for a relatively minor reason, such as a doctor’s poor or illegible handwriting when issuing the prescription. There may be cases, as well, where the doctor was clearly negligent—due to lack of training, lack of knowledge in handling the situation, or because they ignored the patient’s problem altogether.
We Can Help You Find Appropriate Recovery
If you or a loved one has suffered due to a drug error or medication error, you have the right to hold the doctor or staff accountable. Our Charleston medication error lawyers draw from more than seven decades of experience and sophisticated legal knowledge to build a claim that can provide you with compensation for your medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and other losses.
Please contact our experienced attorneys today to request an appointment.
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