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Prescription Error Deaths are Increasing at an Alarming Rate

March 19, 2009 | TSMS Law

Any medication related mistakes committed by doctors, pharmacists, or any medical professional resulting in any kind of personal injury can be defined as prescription errors. They may occur on several accounts. They can be the result of either wrong drug prescribed, wrong doses prescribed, wrong direction prescribed, a wrong person receiving the medication, or an unsafe combination of drugs prescribed.

An Dayton, Ohio victim of any kind of prescription errors must seek the assistance of a qualified Dayton personal injury attorney. Thorson, Switala, Mondock & Snead, LLP, in Dayton, Middletown, Cincinnati, Springfield, and Piqua, Ohio can help you in determining the best legal option for you.

As per a recent survey the number of death due to prescription errors is as high as 7000. In majority of these cases the doctors prescribe wrong medication causing serious damage to the patients. It is negligence either on the part of the doctor or the pharmacist.

The American pharmaceutical Association has laid down certain standards to be met to ensure that the doctors and the pharmacists do not commit any mistakes. Any negligence in their duties will make them accountable.

Victims have the right to pursue legal action against whoever has been the cause of pain and suffering and loss. Resort to a qualified Dayton medical malpractice attorney and file a medical malpractice case. A recent case saw a couple in Ohio suing a pharmacy for a prescription error. In Dayton you can contact Thorson, Switala, Mondock & Snead, LLP for a free consultation at 1-888-841-4529. You can get in touch with Thorson, Switala, Mondock & Snead, LLP through their websites round the clock. You can have important tips and relevant contact details for all Dayton personal injury attorneys too.

Categories: Medical Malpractice

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