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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.

Pharmacy Complaints - Medication Errors and Prescription Errors.

David W. Hodges
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Partner at Kennedy Hodges LLP practicing pharmacy error, medical malpractice and personal injury law
Posted on Sep 16, 2011
My son is nine years old, Bi-Polar, Autistic, and he has seizures. He takes Depakote and Risperidone. His Neurologist changed the dosage on his medicine last month. I took the new prescriptions to CVS, like always. I got his prescriptions home, and they had put the wrong medications in the bottles! Risperidone was in the Depakote bottle, and the Depakote bottle had Risperidone in it. I immediately took them back to the pharmacy. Rather than apologizing for their medication error, they looked at me like I was the one with a problem, and stuck new labels over the old ones. I did complain to the corporate office, since there was no help from the pharmacy, and I finally was called back by the pharmacist at that CVS a week later. She said they were investigating the matter, and she was going to be certain it never happened again. It sounded rehearsed, as if this happens all the time!
If I had given my son the medications as they were labeled, without paying attention to what I was doing, he could have become ill or died from this pharmacy mistake. CVS doesn't seem to care. I have changed pharmacies over this.