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Medication Errors in New Haven

Medication errors can lead to serious injuries, illness, or death. If you or a loved one were harmed as a result of a medication or prescription error, we strongly urge you to have your case reviewed by a knowledgeable personal injury lawyer at Jacobs & Jacobs.

How Jacobs & Jacobs Handles Medication Error Cases

In a case where someone was injured or killed because of medication errors, there are many potentially liable parties, including:

  • The prescribing physician: He or she may have failed to check for allergic reactions, may have prescribed the wrong drug, may have written a prescription for the wrong amount of the drug, or may have failed to communicate special instructions to administering nurses
  • The pharmacist and/or pharmacy: Those dispensing the medication could be responsible for delivering the wrong medication or failing to screen or give clear dosage instructions.
  • A hospital, nursing home and/or nurse responsible for administering an overdose or a wrong medication
  • An anesthesiologist responsible for delivering correct amounts of anesthesia during surgery
  • A pharmaceutical manufacturer that knowingly put consumers at risk with a defective drug

Call (203) 777-2300 or contact us online to discuss your injuries or a loved one’s wrongful death due to medication errors. We fight for the results you deserve.

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