Pharmacy and medication errors can have serious consequences including long-term damage to your health, or even death. It is crucial to work with an attorney who has extensive experience in pursuing cases against a negligent pharmacist or other party. If you have suffered an injury or lost a loved one, an experienced pharmacy and medication error attorney at Wagar, Richard, Kutcher, Tygier, & Luminais, LLP in Metairie, LA, will work tirelessly, pursuing just compensation for you. Contact our law firm today to discuss your case in detail with one of our expert attorneys.
A medication error can occur due to either the prescribing physician’s negligence, or the negligence of the pharmacist or technician. Some of the most common causes of medication errors include:
Any of these errors can cause a serious and potentially life-threatening injury for the patient.
Medication errors can have serious consequences for the patient and his or her family. A medication error can cause:
Such dangerous reactions can result in brain damage, permanent impairment, severe illness, and even death. Non-fatal injuries are likely to require extensive medical treatment, including extended hospital stays, potential surgery, and rehabilitation. Serious injuries can prevent the patient from returning to work—temporarily or permanently—resulting in a loss of income and increasing their financial burden. Severe injuries are also likely to result in a lowered quality of life, preventing the patient from participating in activities they previously enjoyed.
If you or a loved one suffered an injury as a result of a pharmacy or medication error, you should contact our office right away. These cases are complex, and it is often difficult to determine whether the doctor, pharmacist, or a technician caused the error.
We will conduct a thorough investigation to determine if someone is responsible for the error and, if so, build a compelling case to hold that party liable for your injuries. We will aggressively pursue damages to compensate you for your medical expenses, loss of income, and reduced quality of life, as well as your pain and suffering. If your loved one suffered a fatal injury as a result of a medication error,due to the fault of someone else, we will file a wrongful death suit and pursue damages for:
If you or a loved one suffered an injury as a result of a pharmacy or medication error, contact our law firm today to schedule your free consultation. We will discuss the legal options available to you so that you can focus on recovery and healing.
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