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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.

“Minor” Injuries from Wrong Medication Errors Can Have Serious Effects

David W. Hodges
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Partner at Kennedy Hodges LLP practicing pharmacy error, medical malpractice and personal injury law
If you have ever experienced a prescription drug error, you may have suffered some unpleasant side effects. While some of these mistakes are not life threatening, victims may still suffer days or weeks of headaches, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or other symptoms that can disrupt their daily lives. 

Many people think that it’s not worth it to file a pharmacy error claim because they were “not seriously injured.” What these victims don’t realize how important it is to hold a pharmacy accountable for its mistakes. 

Here are just a few reasons to pursue your drug error case:

  • Prevention. Your actions will make the pharmacy aware of a potential hazard to its customers and prevent the injury from happening again.
  • Compensation. Don’t assume that your case doesn’t have value just because you aren’t permanently injured.  You can still receive compensation for medical treatments, pain and suffering and lost income caused by the accident.
  • Recuperation. Even minor injuries need time to heal. A person who has spent three days incapacitated from nausea will likely not be able to work, resulting in physical impairment and lost wages.

Minor injuries should not be ignored because they may also be symptoms of later complications. In some cases, victims will be unaware that they are suffering long-term effects of a drug injury until they suffer a serious event, such as a stroke or heart attack. The injury may be assumed to be a result of high blood pressure or a bad diet; as a result, the victim will likely continue taking the medication that caused his health complications. 

As trusted pharmacy error attorneys, we know that any side effects after a medication error should be considered serious. Our book, How to Make Pharmacies Pay for Injuries Caused by Medication Errors, can tell you more about your case and the steps to take after an injury. We would be happy to rush you a FREE copy of this must-have guide: simply fill out the online order form above.

To get a FREE consultation on your wrong medication lawsuit, just call the attorneys at Kennedy Hodges toll-free at 888-526-7616.