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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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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 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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6/17/2014
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The Need for Improving E-Prescribing Systems

Because most prescriptions are being generated by computers, you may want to learn about the weaknesses of the e-prescribing system to be aware of the risks.

Category: Pharmacy Malpractice

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6/11/2014
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What Happens When Kids Get the Wrong Dosage of Medication?

Find out what can happen when children get too much prescription or over-the-counter medication by clicking on this link.

Category: Kids Rx Errors

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6/7/2014
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Overdosing Errors Are Occurring More than You Know

Find out about why there is a real concern about patients getting the wrong dosages of drugs—especially an overdose—from the pharmacy.

Category: Wrong Dosage

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6/2/2014
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Are Long Pharmacy Waits Linked to Prescription Mix-Ups?

You may have heard that short pharmacy waits are linked to pharmacy errors, but are long waits linked to medication mistakes? Find out here.

Category: Wrong Medication

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5/29/2014
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Taking One Step Can Prevent a CVS Pharmacy Error

Doing one thing can save you from being a victim of a CVS pharmacy error. Find out what you should know by clicking this link.

Category: CVS Claims

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5/22/2014
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Pharmacy Prescription Mistakes Are Occurring All Over Texas

Pharmacy errors occur far more frequently than you realize. Learn about the many mistakes affecting pharmacy customers all across Texas here.

Category: CVS Claims

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5/17/2014
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Advantages and Disadvantages of Pharmacy Robots

There has been a lot of talk in the news recently about pharmacy robots. Find out more about the pros and cons of robots being used to fill your prescription here.

Category: CVS Claims

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5/11/2014
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What You Should Know About the CVS Pharmacy Pill Identifier

Consumer Reports reviewed different smartphone apps that are used to identify pills. Find out how the CVS pharmacy app ranked when compared to others.

Category: CVS Claims

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5/7/2014
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Two Things Parents Shouldn’t Do at a CVS Pharmacy

In order to help your child avoid being a victim of a pharmacy mistake at your local CVS pharmacy, there are two things parents should never do. Read more here.

Category: CVS Claims

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5/2/2014
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Human Error: The Sole Cause of Mistakes at CVS Pharmacies?

Could it be that the pharmacy mistake that occurred at your local CVS was something beyond human error? Find out more here.

Category: CVS Claims

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4/27/2014
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Who Filled Your Prescription at Your Local CVS Pharmacy?

Do you know who is filling your prescription at your local Houston CVS pharmacy? Find out why it might be a pharmacy tech dispensing your medication.

Category: CVS Claims

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4/22/2014
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What Are Some of the Causes of CVS Pharmacy Negligence?

It is a harsh reality, but CVS pharmacists and technicians often make medication mistakes that can harm patients. Find out here why pharmacy negligence occurs.

Category: CVS Claims

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4/17/2014
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Caution: Four Ways You Can Harm Your CVS Pharmacy Error Claim

If you have been harmed by a CVS pharmacy error, find out what you don’t want to do, so that you don’t harm your pharmacy malpractice case.

Category: CVS Claims

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4/10/2014
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Types of Pharmaceutical Errors Occurring at CVS Pharmacies

It is important to your health and safety that you’re aware of the types of pharmacy mistakes that take place behind the counter at CVS and at other pharmacies.

Category: CVS Claims

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4/2/2014
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Small Pills Can Pack a Powerful Punch

When it comes to medication, getting the wrong pill can cause an adverse outcome. This is why you need to understand the power small pills have on your health.

Category: CVS Claims

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3/27/2014
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Where Can Children Receive Incorrect Medications?

Children are vulnerable to receiving the wrong medications just about anywhere. Find out where one child was administered incorrect medication.

Category: Wrong Medication

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3/22/2014
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Patients Beware: Most States Don’t Require Pharmacy Errors Be Reported

It is important for patients to know that pharmacy mistakes occur frequently, so they are aware pharmacists could make mistakes with their prescriptions.

Category: State Pharmacy Laws

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3/17/2014
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Better Medication Information Could Prevent More Medication Mistakes

Confused by the leaflet that accompanied your prescription? Consumers need to be protected against medication mistakes caused by unclear packaging information.

Category: Drug Error Prevention

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