Our Tucson Pharmacy Error Attorneys Represent Those Injured From Medication Errors
Wrong Dosages and Medication Errors Can Cause Serious Injury or Death
Neighborhood pharmacies are disappearing, replaced by the so-called “big box” pharmacies that often trade personalized and careful service for price savings. In many different ways, such business practices can result in medication errors, which in turn can lead to serious and avoidable injury or death to the patient. These medication errors and drug errors and mistakes can include wrong dosages which may cause injury or death, or medications that otherwise are helpful but which can be toxic or fatal when taken together.
Pharmacists must therefore be especially careful when filling prescriptions in order to avoid a drug error or medication error. They must carefully check to make sure that the right medication and correct dosage are provided to the customer.
If you or someone you know has been seriously hurt or has suffered a fatal drug reaction, and you suspect pharmacy error, consult an experienced personal injury law firm to learn about your legal rights.
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Located in Tucson, the Arizona personal injury law firm of Bache & Lynch represents injury victims throughout Southern Arizona. We have the knowledge and resources to handle complex negligence cases such as pharmacy error claims. Our attorneys have more than 40 years’ combined personal injury legal experience. Contact our Tucson personal injury law firm for a free and private consultation.
Pharmacy Errors and Medication Mistakes: Causes and Effects
When pharmacists or pharmacy technicians act negligently, or below the standard of care for their profession, and serious injury results, then the pharmacist or drugstore may be held legally responsible for the resulting injuries.
Examples of common pharmacy errors include:
- Mistyping or misreading the medication dosage so the patient gets the wrong dosage
- Filling the wrong prescription
- Failing to check for negative drug interactions
Because pharmacists at many large chain drugstores are paid based on the number of prescriptions filled, time pressures can lead to serious medication errors. Insufficient training can also lead to serious pharmacy errors.
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