Medical malpractice, such as surgical errors, affects thousands of people each year. While it is shocking to hear that these types of errors are made, it is even more outrageous to learn that hundreds of thousands of people are harmed as a result of medication errors. This topic has attracted more news coverage lately, since it is appalling that so many innocent victims are suffering serious injuries and even life-threatening conditions as a result of pharmacists’ errors.
If you have been harmed as a result of receiving the wrong dosage of medication at your local pharmacy, you need to pursue a claim against the negligent pharmacist and pharmacy involved. But before you get started, you should find out what things could make your claim more successful.
When pursuing a claim for damages, you will have a better chance for a successful lawsuit by taking the following steps:
- Seek medical treatment as soon as possible. By having the correct tests and treatment following your injury, a doctor will be able to determine the extent of your injuries. This information can be used when evaluating your claim for damages to ensure you receive the full compensation you deserve.
- Hire the right lawyer. An experienced attorney will know what to look for, how to build a strong case, and how to negotiate with the insurance company. By having a skilled attorney in your corner who has previously pursued pharmacy error claims and has been successful, you have a better chance for a successful lawsuit.
To learn more about how to obtain a successful recovery following a pharmacy dosage error, order a free copy of our report, How to Make Pharmacies Pay for Injuries Caused by Medication Errors.