Maryland Medication Dosage Error Attorneys
If a family member or a loved one are under the care of a medical professional you trust that they are being taken care of with the utmost diligence. You trust your healthcare provider and their staff to pay attention to detail on every level. More often than not this is the case and all goes well. However mistakes can be made by even the most experienced and cautious medical professional. One of the more common types of medical malpractice mistakes are medication errors. There are several types of medication errors with failure to administer the proper dosage the most common.
If you or a loved one have been injured due to a medication error in a Maryland nursing home it is in your best interest to call our Baltimore, Maryland nursing home injury attorneys. Or you can email our firm here. We are skilled Maryland Trial Lawyers with over 30 years combined handling medical malpractice and medical negligence claims in Delaware, Maryland, Washington D.C., Pennsylvania & Virginia.
Types Of Nursing Home Medication Errors
There are a number of different way you can be injured, or even killed as a result of a medication error such as:
Overdosing or overmedicating
Having An Allergic Reaction To Medication
Causes Of Medication Errors
The best way to prevent a medication error is to get a full medical history of the patient and determining if they are allergic to any drugs or medications. Once that is done there are still a number of ways one can experience an error when being given medication. One of the most common causes of medication errors is illegible handwriting, incorrect use of medical terminology or shorthand. Being given too much medication and being given the wrong medication are also common mistakes resulting in medication error injuries. Lastly, if your healthcare provider was intoxicated at time medication was given or prescribed that may lead to a medication error. Healthcare providers who self medicate and are addicted to drugs and medications is on the rise in our society today. A skilled and qualified Annapolis, Maryland Nursing Home Medication Error Lawyer can help determine the cause of your medication error.
Contact A Maryland Medication Error Attorneys
Our Upper Marlboro Nursing Home Medication Error Lawyers will get you the financial compensation and necessary medical benefits for your injuries. To determine the true value of your claim he will consider factors such as: lost wages, pain & suffering, diminished quality of life, loss of use, current and future medical benefits, medication costs as well as therapy bills.
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