New York Pharmacist Prescription Errors Lawyer
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Medication errors can lead to catastrophic injuries, devastating side effects, and even death. One form of medical malpractice is if a doctor prescribes the incorrect dose or wrong medication or your pharmacist gives you the wrong medicine, and you are harmed as a result, you might be able to file a lawsuit against the pharmacist, doctor or both.
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Pharmacist Mistakes and Medical Malpractice
Prescription errors can be the result of medical malpractice or even the hospital’s negligence. If you have suffered as a result, you or your family can bring a claim against the liable health care providers.
Several types of prescription errors can lead to health problems, such as:
- Prescribing or filling the wrong dose
- Prescribing or supplying the incorrect drug
- Nursing errors
- Failure to correctly warn about a drug’s side effects
- Inability to obtain a full and accurate medical history
- Failure to warn a patient about dangerous drug combinations
- Inability to give a patient precise instructions and discuss the maximum daily use which leads to an overdose
- Overdose in a nursing home, assisted-living environment or hospital
- Mistakes made by the pharmacies or pharmacist
- Allergic reactions
- Coma or death as a result of medication malpractice
Prescription errors can occur in hospital, in the doctor’s office or at the pharmacy. Our experienced team will investigate the cause of the error to ensure the liable parties are held responsible and you receive the compensation you deserve.
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At Dansker & Aspromonte, our lawyers handle a broad range of medical negligence cases. With over 30 years of experience, we have obtained hundreds of millions of dollars in compensation.
Brain Damaged Child $50 Million
Christian, a four-year-old boy, was brought to the hospital for a routine eyelid repair. To cut costs, the hospital contracted out its anesthesia services to a third-party corporation.
Car Accident $31 Million
A 35-year-old New York City Police officer was a passenger in a police car going to an emergency call. After a collision, Ms. A. was rendered unconscious and was admitted to Jacobi Hospital with head and limb injuries.
Sanitation Worker Truck Injury $21.5 Million
This accident occurred in the Bronx when Rafael C. was working on a sanitation truck. The driver lost control while making a turn. Rafael was ejected and the truck ran over his leg.
Woman Struck By Truck $10.3 Million
A 22-year-old theater intern was walking across the intersection of 42nd Street and Ninth Avenue in Manhattan when she was struck by the rear door of a passing truck which had flown open because it had been improperly secured by the driver.
Smoke Inhalation $8 Million
Dansker & Aspromonte represented 60 tenants in the infamous Schomburg Plaza fire. A fire started in a jammed compactor chute on the 20th floor of the high-rise apartment building.
Head Injury $7.8 Million
This female accountant was walking after work in Battery Park on the pedestrian promenade when she was suddenly struck by a speeding police motor scooter.
Serious Injuries $6.6 Million
This case involved a 6-year-old girl who was in a minivan that was struck by an ambulance in a multi-car collision on the Northern State Parkway in Long Island, New York.
Serious Injuries $6.25 Million
A 26-year-old bicycle deliveryman was struck by a speeding Dollar Rent-A-Car van on a busy intersection, causing multiple fractures in his neck, back, arm and leg, as well as mild brain damage.