Prescription and medication errors can result in you suffering side effects including minor allergic reactions, or it can cause more serious health problems.
Such prescription errors include being given the wrong medication to administer yourself, or having the wrong medication administered to you by a healthcare professional. Other prescription errors can include being given medication for too long a period of time, being given an incorrect dosage, or being prescribed more than one type of medication that then react with each other and cause damage.
According to The Independent, medication errors contribute to as many as 22,000 deaths a year.
The damage caused by a medication error can include:
Digestive problems including ulcers and internal bleeding
The vast majority of our medical negligence prescription error cases are dealt on a no win no fee basis, meaning that if your claim is unsuccessful, you do not have to pay legal fees. If you are unsure as to whether you have suffered due to medical negligence involving a medication error, the best thing you can do is speak to us and establish your chances of success. Call us for a free, no obligation initial consultation about making a claim for prescription error compensation.
Frequently asked questions
Will I need to go to court?
In 97% of cases, medical negligence claims are settled before going to trial. However, in the unlikely event that you are required to go to court, we will be there to support you every step of the way.
What if I am unable to travel to important meetings?
Our team will not hesitate in travelling to a convenient location for you, at a time that suits you. With our nationwide offices in both the North West and London, it is easy for us to travel and we want you, the client, to come first.