Recovering Medication Error Injuries
Many people may think of surgical errors or neglectful staff when it comes to medical malpractice, but some of the most devastating injuries can come from a simple prescription error. Drug error malpractice can result in worsened condition, new illnesses and death. When these mistakes happen, it is only appropriate for the victim to receive full and fair compensation for their injuries.
At Morrissey Legal Group, LLC, attorney Frank Morrissey represents injured patients throughout the Chicago area in their medical malpractice claims.
As he represents his clients, he takes the time to answer their questions, such as:
Is a medication error grounds for a medical malpractice lawsuit?
For any medical malpractice claim, you need to be able prove the four elements of medical malpractice in your claim, which are:
- The duty of care that a staff member had, including doctors, nurses and pharmacists
- How the staff member breached this duty of care, such as by administering the wrong dosage or medication
- The harm the mistake caused, including injuries and worsened illness conditions
- The damages that the harm resulted in, such as lost income, medical costs, and pain or suffering
Mr. Morrissey will review your claim to determine if you have grounds for a malpractice claim based on your unique experience in Illinois.
How do you prove medication errors?
A lot of legwork may be necessary to prove that you suffered from a medication error. Mr. Morrissey is ready to handle the task of proving medication errors, including collecting and reviewing medical documents, consulting with expert witnesses, and interviewing witnesses to assemble your claim. This way, you can focus on your health while he fights for you.
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Do not make the mistake of representing yourself and leaving money on the table in the process. Instead, get the help you need with a skilled lawyer at Morrissey Legal Group, LLC.