When you take your prescription to the pharmacy and have it filled, you should receive the correct medication, dosage, and information about the drug. Sadly, many people are not given this basic standard of service. Pharmaceutical errors are responsible for approximately 100,000 deaths, 1.3 million injuries, and $3.5 billion in cost per year.
There are a number of ways in which a pharmacist can make a mistake for which they are liable. While this is not an exhaustive list, here are a few examples.
If your pharmacist has administered:
Then you may suffer unexpected side effects, prolonged pain and suffering, or even death. While the scope of these mistakes could range from small to detrimental, you are still entitled standards of service.
If you or someone you love has suffered from pharmacy negligence, you should consult a Stevens Point personal injury lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® to discuss the details of your case. You may be entitled compensation for medical expenses, pain and suffering, or wrongful death. Contact us at 800-242-2874 to discuss the facts of your case.