Michigan medication injury lawyers representing clients who have suffered injuries from pharmacy errors, pharmacy misfills, and from filling the wrong prescriptions for a patient. There are an estimated 2.5 billion prescriptions dispensed by pharmacies in the U.S. each year. An estimated 3.75 billion drugs were administered in hospitals. Errors in medication and prescriptions are a major source of medical mistakes that can cause injury or death.
Michigan Pharmacy Prescription Errors
Pharmacy prescription and medication errors that can occur in drug store pharmacies or in hospitals include: wrong medication (the patient gets the wrong medication despite the doctor prescribing the correct one); Drug name mix-ups (several medications have similar-sounding names); Wrong medication combinations (there are numerous types of medications that should not be mixed because of life-threatening or fatal side effects or cross-reactions when combined); and Side effects of medication (Almost all medications have some types of side effects. Some are mild, some significant, some can be fatal. Sometimes a drug will be inappropriately prescribed to a patient with a documented allergy).
Cause of Michigan Medication and Pharmacy Malpractice
Illegible handwriting can certainly be a factor in some medication errors, but hospitals that care about providing quality health services seek ways to minimize drug overdoses and medication errors. Medication errors can be avoided with proper training, technology, and standardized medical procedures.
Michigan Medication Error Malpractice Lawsuits
Medication error is a form of medical malpractice that causes serious injury and death to an alarming number of victims in the United States each year. Michigan medication injury lawyers have experience handling all types of medication cases, including prescription errors, drug interaction mistakes, anesthesia errors, and all medication related cases. If you have suffered and injury due to a medication error, you may be entitled to compensation for those injuries.
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Statute of Limitations For Michigan Medication And Pharmacy Malpractice Lawsuits
The statute of limitations for medical malpractice cases varies from state to state. In Michigan, you must file a medical malpractice lawsuit within two years of the date of the malpractice. If you miss a deadline, your claim will be lost forever. To avoid these severe consequences, you should contact the Michigan malpractice attorneys at Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. immediately.
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Contact Your Michigan Medication And Pharmacy Malpractice Attorney Today
Individuals injured by a medical malpractice should contact the Michigan medical malpractice attorneys at Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Call us now at (800) 606-1717 to speak with one of our experienced medical malpractice lawyers about your case.
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