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Understanding Pharmacy Errors and When to File a Claim

Whether you are suffering from an illness or injury, doctor-prescribed medications are often the best cure to help you feel better and heal. Patients put a lot of trust into the pharmacists who handle the prescription drugs that are meant to help them recover. Unfortunately, despite pharmacists undergoing years of training, pharmacy errors may still occur and result in damaging injuries for unsuspecting patients.

If you have suffered as a result of a pharmacy error, you have the right to seek compensation for your injuries with the help of the medical malpractice attorneys at Sweeney Merrigan Personal Injury Lawyers. We have handled many medical malpractice lawsuits regarding pharmacy errors over the years and are proud to provide the dedicated representation you deserve. To schedule a free consultation, reach out to our firm by calling 617-391-9001 or filling out our contact form.

When Can You File a Claim for a Pharmacy Error?

If a pharmacist provides a patient with the wrong medication, this mistake can either do nothing to help them heal from the sickness or injury they are suffering, or it can cause severe internal damage. Other errors made by pharmacists include providing a patient with a vastly different dosage and the wrong medicine which could also cause severe injury.

Pharmacists have a duty of care owed to individuals who are purchasing medication from the pharmacy. When this duty of care is breached, this act of negligence may lead to severe injury on part of the victim. As a result, the victim may have sufficient evidence to be able to file a claim against the at-fault party in order to obtain fair compensation for their losses. To get help proving that the pharmacist’s negligence is what led to your injuries and losses, contact a trusted medical malpractice lawyer as soon as possible.

How to Prove That the Pharmacy Is Liable for Your Losses

In order to prove that a pharmacy or pharmacist is at fault for your injuries, you must be able to prove the four elements of negligence. These four elements include:

  • The at fault party owed you a duty of care
  • The duty of care owed to the you was breached
  • The injury you suffered was caused by their negligence
  • Your injuries resulted in losses

An experienced lawyer can help you gather the necessary evidence to prove each of the four elements of negligence in your claim. When you work with the medical malpractice team at Sweeney Merrigan Personal Injury Lawyers, you will have experienced attorneys like Attorney Kyle Camilleri and Attorney Bradley Henry on your team.

Attorney Camilleri is an experienced trial lawyer representing clients who have suffered injuries as a result of medical negligence such as pharmacy errors. He is skilled at responding to the demands of sensitive cases like pharmacy error claims. Attorney Bradley Henry is a trusted attorney with the largest personal injury verdict in Massachusetts with the Reckis V. Johnson case. He has been providing experienced legal representation to clients since 1989. If you have suffered losses as a result of prescription error, our team of trusted medical malpractice lawyers want to help you get justice.

Speak With a Top Rated Pharmacy Errors Lawyer Today in MA

Medical malpractice cases that involve pharmacy errors can easily become confusing and overwhelming for victims due to the intricacy of the litigation. Working with an experienced pharmacy error lawyer with a proven track record is essential to the success of your claim.

The pharmacy errors lawyers from Sweeney Merrigan Personal Injury Lawyers have helped clients recover fair compensation for their losses and injuries. Call 617-391-9001 or fill out our contact form to learn more about what our firm can do for your claim and to schedule a free consultation.

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