Medication Error

What is a medication error?

A medication error is any mistake made by a doctor, nurse, pharmacist, or other medical professional that involves giving medicine to a patient. It does not matter if the medicine is a prescription drug, a generic drug, or even an over-the-counter drug. If one of these parties commits a medication error and that error leads to an injury, the patient …

Can I sue a pharmacy for negligence?

Yes, you can sue a pharmacy for negligence. That is because pharmacists have a duty of care to the people who ask them to fill a prescription. If a pharmacist’s error caused you injury, then you may have a valid malpractice claim. How can I begin the process? Successful malpractice claims require four things: a duty of care, breach, causation, …