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Types of Errors

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.

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Switched prescriptions, incorrect dosages, incorrect pill numbers – all are an unfortunate result of an industry that has long put patient safety in the rearview mirror. Corporate pharmacies have dangerous practices that go unchecked, since no federal legislation requires pharmacies to report errors.

Pharmacies reward speedy work
Nobody likes waiting in line for anything, and consumers are used to instant gratification. And guess what? Corporate pharmacy practices reward employees for working as fast as they can.

Unfortunately, it’s a no-brainer that this practice is a recipe for disaster. Corporate executives at big chain pharmacies value profit and that means pharmacists are encouraged to fill hundreds of prescriptions rapidly and answer phones quickly.

This translates to two-minute quotas to fill each prescription. In that time, pharmacists are supposed to verify prescriptions, verify dosage accuracy, check patient history for interactions, double-check the medicine in the bottle, counsel the patient, and answer questions.

Long shifts contribute to pharmacy errors
Grueling 12-and 13-hour long shifts are common in this industry and the pressure to fill quotas can put any employee on edge. Add to that the fact that pharmacists and technicians are multi-tasking by counseling patients, verifying prescriptions, working the drive-through lane, answering phones, and entering information in the computer, and there is little doubt how errors occur every day.

There are countless stories of tragic pharmacy errors made nationwide, but most go unreported. Take action against pharmacy errors by ordering our free book, How to Make Pharmacies Pay for Injuries Caused by Medication Errors.

If you or a loved one have been injured after a pharmacy medication error, a pharmacy dosage error or other type of pharmacy malpractice you can contact our personal injury firm at 1-888-526-7616 to start a free case review.

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