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New Hampshire Prescription Error Lawyers

In New Hampshire, individuals put a lot of their trust into medical professionals to do their best to keep them safe when seeking medical advice or treatment. Oftentimes, when a patient is ill or has suffered an injury, they will be prescribed medication to help them heal or reduce their pain. Unfortunately, prescription errors occur often when a medical professional is negligent. A prescription error can be highly dangerous and result in a patient suffering a damaging injury or even death in extreme cases. It has been reported that 7,000 to 9,000 individuals die in the United States due to prescription errors each year. When a medical professional fails to uphold their duty of care when prescribing medication and causes harm to their patients, they should be held liable for their losses. 

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

What Are Common Causes of Prescription Errors in New Hampshire?

Doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals must undergo extensive training in order to pursue their career. However, despite the qualifications they must meet to practice as a medical professional, mistakes may still occur. Unfortunately, prescription errors occur more often than one would hope in the medical field and can happen in many different ways.

The following are the most common examples of negligent actions performed by medical professionals that have lead to prescription errors:

  • Failing to examine the prescription’s potential unfavorable interactions with other medications the patient is taking
  • Labeling the patient’s prescription correctly while giving them the incorrect drug
  • Giving the patient someone else’s medication
  • Not identifying the patient’s drug allergies and prescribing something that could have an allergic reaction to
  • Overprescribing the patient’s medication
  • Prescribing the incorrect medication after mixing up medications with similar names

Unfortunately, many victims of medical negligence may not realize what has happened to them. If you suspect you have suffered as a result of prescription error due to medical malpractice, you deserve to be compensated for your losses. To get help with your prescription error injury claim, reach out to our reliable team of New Hampshire prescription error attorneys as soon as possible.

Why Should You Retain a New Hampshire Prescription Error Attorney?

Our New Hampshire medical malpractice team includes attorney Kyle Camilleri and medical records reviewer, Amy Nichols. Our trusted team has extensive experience helping clients who have suffered harm as a result of a prescription error that has resulted due to medical malpractice. Each member of our team has been honored for their dedication to their clients and passion for helping them pursue justice for their losses. When you work with our New Hampshire medical malpractice firm, you will receive the quality legal representation that our prescription error lawyers are proud to provide. 

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

What Damages Can You Collect From a Prescription Error Claim?

If you have suffered as a result of a prescription error, you may be able to collect compensation for your losses. The damages you may be eligible to collect include:

  • Medical expenses
  • Lost wages
  • Lost earning potential
  • Pain and suffering
  • Wrongful death

If you are unsure what damages you may be eligible for, one of our New Hampshire prescription error attorneys may be able to help by going over the details of your specific case. 

Contact a New Hampshire Prescription Error Lawyer Today

Medical malpractice cases that involve prescription errors can become convoluted due to the intricacy of the litigation. Working with a trusted prescription error attorney with a proven track record is essential to the success of your claim. 

The prescription errors lawyers from Sweeney Merrigan Personal Injury Lawyers have helped clients recover millions of dollars in compensation. Call 617-391-9001 or fill out our contact form to learn more about what our firm can do for you and to schedule a free consultation.