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Dangerous and Defective Drugs If you put your trust in a pharmaceutical company and were hurt by their product, you deserve compensation for your suffering.
Wrong Medication Did you receive the wrong medication or incorrect prescription from a pharmacy? If you have suffered because of a medication error please call us for a free case review.
Wrong Dosage Common forms of medication error: incorrect dosage error. Order our free book to learn how to protect yourself and your family from wrong dosage errors.
Other Errors Order our free book, "How to Make Pharmacies Pay for your Injuries Caused by Medication Errors, to learn your rights in prescription error cases.
Kids Rx Errors Order a free copy of The Top 10 Tips to Protect Your Children Against Pharmacy Errors. If you have suffered a prescription error contact our firm today.
Pharmacy Malpractice If you have suffered an injury because a pharmacy dispensed the wrong medication or made an error with your prescription, you are able to file a claim for negligence or malpractice and receive the compensation you deserve.
Walgreens Pharmacy Error Claims There have been numerous claims brought against Walgreens for pharmacy errors or prescription errors. Order our free book to learn how to take action.
CVS Pharmacy Error Claims If you've been injured because of a CVS Pharmacy prescription error, call us for help with your lawsuit at 888-526-7616.
State Pharmacy Boards If you have been severely injured because of a medication error, contact board-certified attorneys immediately to investigate your case free of charge.
Drug & Pharmacy Error Prevention Filing a pharmacy error lawsuit is the only way to make pharmacies take accountability for mistakes. Call our board certified attorneys for a free case review.
State Pharmacy Laws State laws on pharmacy malpractice. Learn the pharmacy error Statute of Limitation laws that apply to your state. Call 877-342-2020 for a free consultation.

Mistaken prescriptions also a risk with mail order pharmacies

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Just because you don’t go to the pharmacy to pick up your prescriptions doesn’t mean you are protected from pharmacy errors. Mail order pharmacies also make mistakes and it's important to know your rights if you suffer a presrcription error.

Case in Point
A story reported by NBC afiiliate Channel 5 in Medford, Oregon, highlights that mail order pharmacies also make mistakes. Katherine Brown opened a package that arrived in the mail that should have contained her pills to treat a water retention issue. But she was lucky enough to catch the wrong medication mistake before she took any of the pills, which were actually antidepressant Prozac.

Brown said the bottle was similar to the one she was used to and even the pills were easy to mistake for hers. The only reason she had to suspect an error was that she noticed the amount of pills was incorrect.

Many people are not lucky enough to catch prescription errors
Unfortunately, pharmacy errors occur to thousands of people every year. Sometimes, the symptoms of the wrong medication or wrong dose are mild, but sometimes they are fatal.

After taking a prescription you just received, whether at the pharmacy or in the mail, and you just don’t feel right a medication mistake could be the culprit. Often, people do not check that the pharmacist gave them the correct bag, or notice that the pills are slightly different. But it is not your job to ensure that your prescription is correct – that is the pharmacists’ duty of care to you.

Have you been a prescription error victim?
If you or a loved one were injured after taking the wrong medicine, wrong dose, or discover you were given the wrong instructions you should save the bottle, the medication, the bag and the receipt. You can contact our pharmacy error lawyers toll-free at 888-526-7616 to start a free case review today.


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