Medication Errors

Florida Medication Error Lawyers

Medication errors are one of the leading causes of death and injury in hospitals today.  In fact, medication errors account for approximately a quarter of medical malpractice lawsuits, with failure to administer the proper dosage the most common medication error. The wrong dose of certain drugs, or incompatible medications taken at the same time, can result in severe adverse reactions, leading to hospitalization, organ damage, chronic pain, permanent disability or even death.

If you suspect that you or someone you love was injured because of a medication error at  the hands of a Florida hospital, pharmacy, doctor or nurse, it is important that you contact an experienced medical malpractice lawyer today. At Gilman Law LLP, we’ve been successfully representing the victims of medication errors and other forms of medical malpractice for more than 40 years, so our Florida medication error lawyers understand the devastating toll this type of negligence takes on victims and their families. We have the experience and resources to aggressively represent your interests against large drug companies, hospitals and their insurance companies.  With the Florida medication error lawyers at Gilman Law LLP on your side, you stand the best chance of recovering all of the compensation you need to cover your current and future medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, emotional distress, and other damages.

Medication Error Lawsuits

According to the National Academies’ Institute of Medicine, more than 400,000 preventable drug-related injuries occur annually, leaving patients with expensive medical bills, as well as pain and suffering.  The Florida medication lawyers at Gilman Law LLP have extensive experience in medical negligence and pharmacy malpractice case. For more than 40 years, our firm has successfully litigated medication error lawsuits on behalf of people injured as a result of:

  • Doctors failing to gather appropriate information about a patient, including information about allergies, other medication, and medical conditions that may be negatively impacted by some medications.
  • Doctors writing a prescription for the wrong drug or the wrong dose.
  • Drug companies failing to inform patients and their doctors about the warning signs of common side effects.
  • Doctors and pharmacists failing to warn patients or their caregivers about the dangers of medications.
  • Indecipherable handwriting causing prescriptions to be filled improperly.
  • Inappropriate dosing information.
  • Pharmacist improperly filling a prescription.
  • Mislabeling the drug placed in a bottle and misuse of generic drugs.

If you or someone you love was the victim of pharmacy malpractice, you need to consult an attorney immediately.  At Gilman Law LLP, our highly experienced team of lawyers, professional staff and medical experts will immediately launch a thorough investigation of your medication error claim to identify the professionals whose mistakes or lapses of judgment led to your injury.   We will also carefully evaluate your injuries to establish a fair level of compensation that will allow you to get your life back on track.

Legal Help for Florida Medication Error Victims

Like most states, Florida imposes a strict statute of limitations on medical malpractice lawsuits, including those that involve medication errors.  To increase your odds of obtaining the full compensation the law allows, it’s vital you contact the experienced Florida medication error lawyers at Gilman Law LLP today.  With offices throughout Florida, the compassionate personal injury attorneys at Gilman Law LLP are available now to answer all of your legal questions.  Please complete our online form or contact Gilman Law LLP at (888) 252-0084 for your free, confidential, no-obligation case evaluation with one of our medication error attorneys today.