Have you recently discovered that there has been an error with your medication and now you’re seriously harmed because of it? We’re here for you. You likely are suffering a great deal. North Carolina medical malpractice lawyer H Bright Lindler handles medication errors. The goal is a fair and full result. Call us today to get started.
Our North Carolina Lawyer H Bright Lindler Can Help
H Bright Lindler knows how these cases work and what about them makes them challenging. Whether you were harmed by a pharmacist, a nurse, or a doctor making errors with our medication, you are entitled to seek justice. Those medical professionals are responsible for giving you the correct medication. Any error on their part as you now know can be extremely harmful.
These incidents can result in a loss of quality in your life if you’re suffering in a severe way. These medical professionals should be held accountable for their role in your suffering. Their negligence should not be excused. Your lawyer can help you recover for your damages from this incident and find a better future.
H Bright Lindler cares about your case. You are more than a file to him. You are a suffering individual who has been wronged by healthcare workers. Your life has been negatively impacted because a doctor, nurse, or pharmacist didn’t do their job. Don’t hesitate to reach out to talk about starting a claim. Act now. Call us today.
These cases can be very complicated. The insurance company knows that medication errors can cause a lot of damage. A lot of damage means a lot of compensation needs to be given to the effected party. They will fight us hard to either toss out your claim altogether or reduce what they owe you. Your North Carolina medical malpractice lawyer has the job of proving that the medical professional who gave you the medication was negligent. That may mean they didn’t read your chart before they gave you a medication you’re allergic to or the pharmacist filled a script with the wrong dose or the wrong medication. There are many more ways medication errors happen. We can help defend your claim.
There Are Many Ways Medication Errors Can Occur
Many times these types of cases occur because of simple careless mistakes. It could be something as simple as the doctor’s miscommunication about the medication being prescribed to you. Sometimes the doctor’s handwriting is mistaken by the pharmacist when filling the script. While they seem like simple mistakes, they can have severe consequences that can affect people in a serious way. Not only are you likely going without needed medication, you have to deal with the unwanted effects of taking a drug you didn’t intend to take.
You may be able to find doctors, nurses, or pharmacists negligent if they:
- Write a script for the incorrect medication
- Unintentionally give you the incorrect dose of your medication
- Unintentionally give you medication you don’t need
- Don’t look at your history with prescription medication
- Don’t warn you of the side effects and risks of a medication
- Mix medications that are not supposed to be mixed
Factors of Medication Error Lawsuits
There are four main components of medication error cases; duty of care, breach of duty, causation, and damages.
Duty of care is the responsibility that medical professionals have to their patients to provide them a certain level of care. If we’re determining if there is negligence, an unbiased medical professional will look at the details of your case and say if they would have done something differently. There is a duty to check medication history for things such as adverse reactions and allergies, etc.
Breach of duty is what it is called when it is determined that the medical professional did not act in a way that meets the standards of care they owed you. At this point, determining negligence and breach of duty basically goes hand in hand. They might not have looked at your list of allergies or medications you’re already taking and that ended up with you suffering a great deal.
When a case is brought, we look into causation. Did this medical professional’s actions directly cause you to suffer? Did they act negligently? Did this negligence result in your harm? This is all factored into your claim by your North Carolina medical malpractice lawyer.
The last factor is your damages. This will determine what your claim is worth. We look to see what economic and non-economic damages you have suffered. Your economic damages are things like medical expenses and lost earnings from having to miss work to recover. Non-economic damages are things like your pain and suffering. Things that are harder to put a number on.
Call Our North Carolina Medical Malpractice Lawyer Right Away
You deserve a lawyer who cares about your claim and knows how to navigate the challenges. Call us right away to set up a consultation with H Bright Lindler on your medication error claim.