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Prescription Error Lawyers in Columbus

Were You Harmed by an Incorrect Prescription?

Prescription errors are a common mistake made by negligent doctors and pharmaceutical workers. Whether it involves filling an obviously wrong prescription, filling the prescription with the wrong medication, or prescribing a harmful dosage, these types of mistakes can lead to adverse side effects in patients and sometimes even death. Medical professionals who fail to adhere to proper procedures unnecessarily put innocent people’s lives at risk and can cause lasting damage.

At Rourke & Blumenthal, we believe that negligent acts such as these shouldn’t be ignored. With over $300 million recovered for our clients over the years, we are capable of helping victims of careless medical personnel seek compensation. Our 150 years of combined experience and inclusion in the Ohio Super Lawyers® list are just two of the many reasons why you can rest easy entrusting your case to our capable medical negligence attorneys. By letting us defend you, we can hold negligent medical providers accountable for their actions.

Call Rourke & Blumenthal today at (614) 321-3212 to schedule your free initial consultation with our prescription error lawyers in Columbus.

Common Prescription Errors

By taking shortcuts, nurses and physicians can sometimes prescribe improper medication to patients. Carelessness of this type is very serious, as bad combinations and incorrect doses of drugs could potentially be lethal. This is considered a breach of their “duty of care,” or their responsibility to provide honest and accurate medical care to their patients. In other words, it constitutes negligence.

The most common types of errors committed are:

  • Administering improper dosages
  • Filling the wrong prescription
  • Prescribing the wrong drug
  • Overlooking potential reactions

Faulty prescriptions are not limited to pharmaceutical products. The term extends to eyeglasses as well, as failing to check the prescription can cause lasting damage to eyesight in children. Nursing homes are also very susceptible to errors in medication, as those with dementia may be unable to resist against an improper dosage or administration.

Call Us Today to Seek Compensation for Your Suffering

If you or a loved one has been the victim of a medication error, Rourke & Blumenthal is eager to help you seek justice. Since our cases are accepted on a contingency basis, you have nothing to lose. If we are unsuccessful in recovering monetary compensation for you, you don’t pay us. Don’t let a careless doctor get away with causing harm to you or a loved one. With the help of our trusted Columbus medical negligence lawyers, you can build a strong case geared towards recovering a fair settlement. Our excellent reputation, years of experience, and compassionate approach to your case make us the clear choice for your legal needs.

Put a stop to negligent medical administrators by taking advantage of your free consultation today!

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