NJ Medical Malpractice Lawyers: Prescription Errors
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According to the National Coordinating Council for Medication Error Reporting and Prevention, more than 1.3 million people are injured each year due to prescription and pharmacy errors. If you or a loved one has been injured, you may be entitled to compensation from the medical provider who made the error.
New Jersey medical malpractice lawyers at the law firm of Eichen Crutchlow Zaslow & McElroy, LLP are a team of leading trial attorneys with a strong record of recovering significant money damages for people harmed by prescription drug errors. We offer a free consultation to evaluate your case. With offices in Edison, Red Bank and Toms River, our lawyers advise and represent hospital malpractice cases throughout New Jersey.
A prescription error is any preventable event that may cause or lead to inappropriate medication use and resulting patient harm. Examples include errors in:
- Drug packaging
- Order communication
- Nomenclature or drug name
According to the Food and Drug administration, the most common prescription error is administering the wrong dose of a medicine, which accounts for 41 percent of deaths due to medication mistakes. Older patients are at greatest risk for medication errors.
New Jersey medical malpractice lawyers will work with leading independent medical specialists to investigate and prepare the strongest case possible for full recovery of compensation for your prescription drug injury. Our lawyers are recognized among the leading medical malpractice attorneys in New Jersey, with a case record of successful settlements and verdicts exceeding $550 million on behalf of plaintiffs.
New Jersey Medical Malpractice Lawyers have Experience with Cases of Prescription Errors
Eichen Crutchlow Zaslow & McElroy, LLP offers a free initial consultation to evaluate your case. Call us at 732-777-0100 or contact us by e-mail to arrange a free consultation with an experienced New Jersey medical malpractice lawyer.