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What do the legal experts at Kennedy Hodges have to say about injury accidents caused by prescription errors?

By continuously researching legal briefs, journals, and case studies, the lawyers at Kennedy Hodges put their legal expertise to work by providing readers with information and legal opinions about injuries and medical conditions resulting from prescription errors across the county. Check out their blogs, which cover a wide range of topics, including common causes of the pharmacy errors, symptoms, treatments, and tips on handling an insurance claim.

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10/22/2014
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Child Confusion Over Inhalers Can Be Fatal

Parents of children with asthma know the hazards of having multiple inhalers. Click here to find out how to prevent confusion.

Category: Kids Rx Errors

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10/17/2014
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Distinguishing Between an Allergy and an Adverse Reaction

Many people assume that when they have unpleasant side effects from taking a drug, they are allergic to it. This can lead to problems for the pharmacist.

Category: Other Errors

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10/11/2014
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Wrong Dose of Anti-Seizure Meds Causes Serious Side Effects

Do you take anti-seizure drugs? The wrong dosage of your medication can produce serious side effects.

Category: Wrong Dosage

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10/7/2014
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Failure to Follow Protocols Leads to Prescription Mix-Ups

Patients are often put at risk for getting the wrong medications when pharmacists and pharmacy technicians fail to follow protocols.

Category: Wrong Medication

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10/2/2014
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New Pharmacy Law Affects Common Prescriptions

Find out about the new law that may make it difficult for customers to get certain prescriptions like vicodin from their pharmacies.

Category: State Pharmacy Laws

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9/29/2014
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How a Well-Lit Room Can Help You Prevent a Drug Error

Find out why taking medicine in the dark can harm you and why you should take pills in a well-lit room in order to reduce your chances of a drug error.

Category: Drug & Pharmacy Error Prevention

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9/22/2014
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Disciplinary Actions Taken by the Texas Board of Pharmacy

Find out how the Texas State Pharmacy Board recently disciplined and handled a Dumas pharmacist following state investigations.

Category: State Pharmacy Boards

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9/17/2014
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When Medication Mix-ups Cause Vision Loss

When a pharmacy mistakenly fills a prescription for ear drops instead of eye drops, patients can suffer lifelong injuries. Learn more about this mistake here.

Category: CVS Pharmacy Error Claims

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9/11/2014
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Reading Comprehension and its Link to Pharmacy Malpractice

If you are having your prescription filled at your local Houston pharmacy, it is necessary that the pharmacist has good reading comprehension skills.

Category: Pharmacy Malpractice

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9/7/2014
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Does Your Child’s Pediatrician Use Electronic Prescriptions?

Do you know if your child’s pediatrician sends prescription orders to the pharmacy electronically? Find out why this could be important to your child’s health.

Category: Kids Rx Errors

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9/2/2014
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Medication Errors Still Occurring With Barcode Technology

Technology is supposed to help reduce medication errors, so why is it that drug errors are still occurring with barcode technology? Learn more here.

Category: Other Errors

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8/29/2014
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Parents: Beware of Getting Your Child’s Rx Dosage Wrong

Find out if you are part of the 40 percent of parents who give their kids the wrong dosage of medication. You can learn more by reading this blog.

Category: Wrong Dosage

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8/22/2014
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How a Change in Pill Appearance May Affect You

When your prescription pills change in shape and color, it may be a sign that you have received the wrong medication. Learn how pill appearance may affect you.

Category: Wrong Medication

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8/17/2014
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Will Laws Surrounding Online Pharmacies Change?

Because there are many illegal online pharmacies that are shipping medications to customers without prescriptions, there is a concern over pharmacy laws.

Category: State Pharmacy Laws

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8/11/2014
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What Is Congress Doing to Help Prevent Medication Mistakes?

Because medical mistakes are continuing to cause harm to patients throughout this nation, many are calling for Congress to step in and take action.

Category: Drug & Pharmacy Error Prevention

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8/7/2014
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Are Pharmacy Boards Really Investigating Pharmacy Mistakes?

Because many pharmacy boards don’t have the manpower, they often don’t investigate pharmacy errors for some time. Find out what they spend their time doing.

Category: State Pharmacy Boards

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8/2/2014
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Wrong Rx From Walgreens Can Result in Hospitalization

When customers receive the wrong prescriptions unknowingly, it is likely they will land in the hospital as a result of a pharmacist’s error.

Category: Walgreens Pharmacy Error Claims

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7/29/2014
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4 Common Prescription Mistakes Made at U.S. Pharmacies

Customers are often harmed from pharmacy malpractice due to four common prescription errors. Learn more about them so you can be aware.

Category: Pharmacy Malpractice

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7/22/2014
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Prescription Mix-Ups Can Be Deadly for Babies

When an infant is given the wrong dosage of medication—an adult dosage of drugs—the prescription mistake can be fatal.

Category: Kids Rx Errors

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7/17/2014
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Hospitals Are Using Robots to Combat IV Medication Errors

Find out how a New York hospital is using a robot to reduce IV medication mistakes made by nurses and other healthcare workers.

Category: Other Errors

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7/11/2014
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How to Have a Successful Pharmacy Dosage Error Claim

If you have a pharmacy malpractice claim on your hands after suffering from the wrong dosage, find out how to make your claim successful here.

Category: Wrong Dosage

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7/7/2014
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Wrong Medications Can Cause a Variety of Injuries

Pharmacists often give out the wrong medications and cause patients to suffer injuries. Learn about the many types of injuries wrong prescriptions can cause.

Category: Wrong Medication

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7/2/2014
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Kansas Statute of Limitations for Pharmacy Malpractice

For help understanding what the law says about filing a pharmacy malpractice claim in Kansas, it is important to understand the statute of limitations.

Category: State Pharmacy Laws

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6/29/2014
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Preventing Healthcare Worker Fatigue to Cut Medicine Errors

When nurses, doctors and pharmacists are overworked, they may suffer from fatigue, which can contribute to medication errors. Learn more here.

Category: Drug & Pharmacy Error Prevention

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6/22/2014
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New Bill Could Change Florida’s Board of Pharmacy Structure

Find out about the proposed bill that could change the composition of the Florida Board of Pharmacy and how it could affect consumers.

Category: State Pharmacy Boards

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