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Doctors prescribe medicine to heal illnesses or alleviate symptoms. Sometimes, however, human error in prescribing drugs and getting them to the patient can result in further illness, symptoms, or even death. Whether patients receive the wrong medicine, the wrong dose of the right medicine, or drugs that interact with each other in dangerous ways, pharmaceutical errors can have dangerous consequences.
Doctors and pharmacists have a duty to take the utmost care in prescribing and providing drugs to patients. When they fail to take this care, they betray the trust patients have in them and put patients at serious risk. At Karlin, Fleisher & Falkenberg, LLC, we believe negligent doctors and pharmacists should pay for the harm they cause patients through pharmaceutical errors. If you or someone you love was hurt by a pharmaceutical error, we can help you hold the party responsible financially accountable.
The process of receiving a medication starts with a doctor’s prescription. It is up to doctors to know which drugs are appropriate for the patient’s condition and how those drugs might interact with others the patient is taking. Here are some of the dangerous mistakes doctors can make in prescribing medications:
As the people handling these drugs, pharmacists have many opportunities to put patients in danger if they are not careful. Here are some of the mistakes pharmacists can make in getting patients their medicine:
Errors like these can put patients at risk of serious complications, or at the very least fail to better their condition. If your doctor or pharmacist committed such an error, you may be able to hold them responsible for the harm they’ve caused you.
If you are considering legal action after a pharmaceutical error, Karlin, Fleisher & Falkenberg, LLC can help. Our medical malpractice attorneys provide services to patients like you across the Chicago area. Whether your doctor or your pharmacist made the error, we will handle your case with care. If you or someone you love was hurt by a pharmaceutical error, call the Chicago pharmaceutical error attorneys of Karlin, Fleisher & Falkenberg, LLC today at (312) 346-8620.
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