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Pharmacy Errors

Pharmacy Errors in Washington, DC

Representing Victims Injured by Prescription Mistakes

Modern medical science and technology have created amazing pharmaceutical products that have allowed our society to live longer, healthier, and more productive lives than ever before. Pharmaceuticals and medications are powerful drugs that are designed to treat specific ailments. As they also pose various side effects, medical professionals take extreme caution when choosing to prescribe a certain medication to patients.

Once a prescription is made, patients are required to obtain their medication from a pharmacy. Pharmacies and employees have as serious a responsibility to ensure the safety of patients as medical professionals, and when they fail to exercise care, caution, and diligence when doling out prescriptions, they place consumers in significant danger.

Using a prescription that one was not intended to use, or that exceeds the prescribed dosage, can have devastating consequences. According to statistics, more than 7,000 deaths occur each year as the result of prescription mistakes, with thousands more suffering injuries and substantial damages.

You May be Eligible to File a Personal Injury Claim

Patients have every right to believe that pharmacies will properly fill prescriptions and that the appropriate instructions will be provided. When this is not the case and injuries or illnesses occur, victims and their families may be eligible to pursue a recovery of their physical, emotional, and / or financial damages by filing a personal injury claim with the assistance of our legal team.

With more than 90 years of collective experience, our legal team is fully prepared to see our clients through the personal injury claim process. We possess extensive insight into the common mistakes pharmacies and medical professionals make. We are able to answer many of the common pharmacy error questions our clients have and can successfully advocate on their behalf during settlement negotiations or trial.

Our record of success speaks volumes about our abilities in this practice area - including a recovery of $450,000 for a child who suffered a brain injury after being given ten times the prescribed amount of anti-seizure medication - and we are confident that we can help you recover the compensation you deserve

DC Personal Injury Attorneys Who Fight for You

If you or a family member has suffered an injury or illness as the result of a pharmacy error, then allow our team of proven, highly accomplished lawyers to guide you through this difficult experience. Compassionate, attentive, and focused on securing favorable resolutions, our legal team is here to draw from our extensive experience to deliver the results you need.

We encourage you to request a free case evaluation from a dangerous drug and pharmacy error lawyer from our firm to learn more about filing a claim and how we can be of assistance. Trust in attorneys who always fight aggressively for clients. Contact Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. today.