prescription drug error

Study Estimates More than 3 Million Prescription Errors in the U.S.

Prescription drugs have the potential to save lives and speed up recovery. However, prescription drug errors can cause serious injury, even death. As Miami medical malpractice lawyers, we wish that medication errors were rare, but a new study suggests that they are alarmingly widespread. According to two university estimates, roughly…

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Suing for medical malpractice due to prescription drug errors

A common reason people sue for medical malpractice is due to prescription drug errors. This can be particularly frightening since we rely so heavily on a doctor’s diagnosis and their treatment plan. Medications need to be thoughtfully prescribed, filled and administered; any harm to the patient resulting from a mistake…

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