New Jersey Dangerous Drug Lawyers
Prescription medication errors are more common than one might expect. Over a million medication and medical malpractice errors occur in the US each year. When prescribing a medication, a doctor must thoroughly understand the patient’s condition as well as
- 20 percent threaten the life of the patient
- 30 percent of these prescription errors happen when a drug is prescribed
- 12 percent when a prescription is transcribed at the pharmacy
- 11 percent when a prescription is filled at the pharmacy
- 39 percent when the drugs are administered in a hospital or nursing home
Keep in mind that prescription errors can also result from:
- Dispensing the wrong medication
- Providing the patient the wrong dosage of medication
- Failing to assess known drug allergies or interactions with other medications
When a medical provider, doctor or nurse negligently prescribes the wrong prescription drug medication, that individual should be held accountable. In such cases, you may have a medical malpractice case against your health care provider, doctor or pharmacist. The expert attorneys at O’Connor, Parsons, Lane & Noble are dedicated to
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Discuss Your Case with Our Dangerous Drug Attorneys Today
O’Connor, Parsons, Lane & Noble Attorneys have the medical knowledge and extensive expertise handling cases involving prescription errors. If a prescription error harmed you or a loved one, talk to an experienced medical malpractice lawyer at O’Connor, Parsons, Lane & Noble. Contact us online or call at (908) 928-9200 or 1-800-586-5817.