Category Archives: Medication Errors
Steps To Take After A Medication Error
A medication error also arises when a patient is given the wrong medication, an incorrect dosage of a medication, or a medication that reacts with another prescribed medication. Unfortunately, such mistakes can lead to severe injuries or even death. Medication errors can worsen a patient’s condition or even create a new one. Because of… Read More »
Can I Sue My Doctor For Prescribing Me The Wrong Medication In Georgia?
It is not uncommon for patients to complain that their doctors prescribed the wrong medication that caused them more harm than good. If this happened to you, you might have a valid medical malpractice claim against your doctor. However, it is vital to consult with an Atlanta medication error lawyer to discuss your particular… Read More »
Who Can Be Held Liable For Injuries Caused By Medication Errors?
Most patients understandably believe that the medications they are prescribed will work as intended. That is because we tend to trust doctors and think that healthcare providers do not make mistakes. Unfortunately, they do. In fact, statistically speaking, more than 7 million patients in the United States are affected by medication errors annually. When… Read More »
Tips to Protect Yourself from Medication Errors
A medication error may occur when a healthcare provider, pharmacist, or another medical professional prescribes, dispenses, administers, or gives drugs to patients. Medication mistakes can be prevented, but how do you protect yourself and your family from such errors? Ways to Prevent Medication Errors In order to reduce the risk of a medication error,… Read More »