We Can Hold Negligent Parties Accountable For Medication Errors

Prescription or dosage errors by health care providers who are negligent in meeting the appropriate standard of care can result in serious complications, overdose and sometimes death. More than 1 million incidents of drug errors occur every year, adding billions of dollars to health care costs and untold misery to the affected individuals and families. One review of many studies shows that medication error represented the second most common type of malpractice claim, accounting for 20 percent of all such claims.

When injuries arising from medication errors happen, Wise Morrissey Kaveny LLC is available to assist. Our extensive medical malpractice capability and in-depth understanding of how medications are formulated and used will help to prepare a convincing case for courts and juries. This includes our ability to identify causes of the error such as poor training, communication errors, incorrect prescriptions or dosages and failure to anticipate allergic reactions.

Medication errors can be made by:

  • Doctors
  • Pharmacists
  • Anesthesiologists
  • Nurses, nurse's aides and orderlies
  • Interns and residents
  • Nursing home staff

You Can Get Experienced Help With Your Medication Error Claim

If you believe a medication error has injured you or a loved one, please call us in Chicago at 312-985-0930 or contact us via email.

Successes


$1.5 Million Rare Jury Verdict For Tardive Dyskinesia-Related Medication Error

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$6.3 Million Settlement On Behalf Of Brain-Injured Infant

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$3.75 Million Settlement For Fatal Prescribing Of Pain Medication

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