Ensuring patients receive the medications they need is among the most critical responsibilities of doctors, pharmacists, and other such professionals. A patient’s condition could worsen if they don’t receive a needed medication. Sometimes, taking the wrong medication could even result in harm to a patient.
A Honolulu prescriptions and medication error attorney at the law offices of Jed Kurzban, Esq. may be able to help you secure financial compensation if you’ve been harmed as a result of this type of critical mistake. Review your case at our firm to learn more about your options.
Medication errors can occur for several potential reasons. The following are some noteworthy examples:
The consequences you might experience if a physician prescribes the wrong medication or a pharmacist accidentally misreads a prescription include (but are not limited to) the following:
Those are just a few examples. While you’ll hopefully never face such consequences of a medical professional’s negligence, if this has happened, you may be able to receive compensation for your damages. You might also be eligible for compensation if a loved one died as a result of a prescription or medication error.
If you’ve been a victim of a prescription or medication error, you may be able to file a claim or lawsuit to seek compensation for such losses/damages as:
If a medication error resulted in the passing of a loved one, you could potentially file a wrongful death claim or lawsuit to seek compensation for:
Just be aware that proving a medical professional was unreasonably negligent can require conducting a thorough investigation and gathering substantial evidence. If you fail to gather strong evidence supporting your claim, an insurance company could deny it.
Guard against this by seeking legal representation. A qualified Honolulu prescriptions and medication error lawyer could assist you by:
At the law office of Jed Kurzban, Esq., we have significant experience representing clients like yourself. That’s the type of expertise you need on your side if you’ve been the victim of a prescription or medication error. For more information about what we can do for you, contact us online or call us at 866-377-3676.