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Medication Errors

Medication Error Lawyer In Delaware

Medication Dosage Error Attorney Delaware

If you, your child, a family member or a loved one are under the care of a medical professional you trust that they are being taken care of with the utmost diligence. You trust your healthcare provider and their staff to pay attention to detail on every level. More often than not this is the case and all goes well. However mistakes can be made by even the most experienced and cautious medical professional. One of the more common types of medical malpractice mistakes are medication errors. There are several types of medication errors with failure to administer the proper dosage the most common.

If you or a loved one have been injured due to a medication error in Delaware it is in your best interest to call The Bailey Law Firm at 302 250 4296. Or, email Mr. Bailey here. Delaware Medication Error Lawyer James F. Bailey is a skilled Delaware Trial Lawyer with over 30 years handling medical malpractice and medical negligence claims in Delaware.

Types Of Delaware Medication Errors

There are a number of different way you can be injured, or even killed as a result of a medication error such as:

  • Incorrect Dosage
  • Incorrect Medication
  • Overdosing
  • Having An Allergic Reaction To Medication
  • Pharmacy Mistakes

Causes Of Medication Errors

The best way to prevent a medication error is to get a full medical history of the patient and determining if they are allergic to any drugs or medications. Once that is done there are still a number of ways one can experience an error when being given medication. One of the most common causes of medication errors is illegible handwriting, incorrect use of medical terminology or shorthand. Being given too much medication and being given the wrong medication are also common mistakes resulting in medication error injuries. Lastly, if your healthcare provider was intoxicated at time medication was given or prescribed that may lead to a medication error. Healthcare providers who self medicate and are addicted to drugs and medications is on the rise in our society today. A skilled and qualified Delaware Medication Error Lawyer can help determine the cause of your medication error.

Contact A Delaware Medication Error Attorney

Delaware Medication Error Lawyer James F. Bailey will get you the financial compensation and necessary medical benefits for your injuries. To determine the true value of your claim he will consider factors such as: lost wages, pain & suffering, diminished quality of life, loss of use, current and future medical benefits, medication costs as well as therapy bills.

Please call Delaware Medical Malpractice Attorney James Bailey if you have been hurt, mistreated or injured due a medication error while under the care of a hospital, doctor, nurse or other medical professional. Mr. Bailey can be reached at 302 250 4296. You may also email Mr. Bailey by clicking here.