When you go to the pharmacy, you hold the reasonable expectation that you will be provided with the correct medication to help relieve your illness, pain, or other condition. Sadly, errors on the part of your doctor, the pharmacist, or other pharmacy staff may mean that you are accidentally given the wrong medication, often with devastating results.
If you have suffered from adverse side effects of a medication error, you are not alone. Millions of Americans report medication errors each year in the United States, including:
Errors like these may occur in a moment, but their consequences can affect people for the rest of their lives. Organ damage, lasting disability, and even death are all potential consequences of negligent choices concerning medication.
If you or a loved one has endured pain and suffering because of a medication error, you may be able to hold the negligent party responsible for their actions by pursuing fair compensation to help cover the cost of your losses. To learn more about your legal options, contact the Wausau personal injury lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® at 800-242-2874.