Medication Errors Lawyer in Alaska
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As patients, we trust our medical providers to ensure that our prescriptions
are filled with the correctly. However, medication and pharmacy errors
happen frequently, resulting in serious injury or death.
If you were injured due to a medication error by a doctor, nurse, or pharmacist
in Alaska, our Anchorage
medical malpractice attorney can provide you the
legal help necessary to recover compensation. With
millions of dollars recovered on behalf of our clients,
The Law Offices of David Henderson is confident we can obtain the same outcome for you. Let us begin your
Causes of Medication Errors
Medication errors are one of the most common medical mistakes which occur
in the United States. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration
(FDA), approximately 1.3 million people are injured due to an error in
medication every year and results in one death every day. They can occur
anywhere in the distribution system, such as prescribing, repackaging,
dispensing, administering, or even monitoring.
Common causes of medication errors include:
- Poor communication
- Inadequate procedures or techniques
- Vagueness in product names, medical writing, or directions for use
Due to the implications of any medication error, medical providers and
hospital personnel are taught to record as little as possible in a patient’s
chart, as opposed to a detailed form. That way, if the information is
sent to a hospital attorney because a claim, medical malpractice cannot
be found based on what is on the form.
Let Our Anchorage Medical Malpractice Lawyer Fight for You Today!
At The Law Offices of David Henderson, we can conduct a thorough investigation
into your injury and collect crucial evidence to develop a vigorous and
relentless legal strategy to obtain your compensation in or out of court. With
nearly two decades of experience, our attorney can protect your rights while you make the best possible
recovery from your injury.
Contact our firm and request a free
case evaluation immediately.