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Why Do Medication Mistakes Occur?

According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, medication mistakes are the most common medical error in primary care clinics. Sadly, anyone can be the victim of a prescription error, and depending on the circumstances, the consequences can be devastating.

3 Facts You Should Know About Medical Malpractice

Medical professionals have a duty to provide reasonable and attentive care to each and every one of their patients. If they breach this duty and a patient sustains a serious injury or an illness as a result, he or she has the right to file a medical malpractice claim.

Man Claims Walgreens Sold Him the Wrong Medication

According to the Louisiana Record, a man is filing a medical malpractice lawsuit after staff at a New Orleans Walgreens allegedly gave him the wrong medication. The man claims he went to the pharmacy in question to fill three prescriptions in April 2016.

What Should I Do If the Pharmacy Gave Me the Wrong Prescription?

According to U.S. News, busy pharmacists can fill up to 25 prescriptions per hour, and researchers estimate that errors occur in up to 5 percent of those medications. Although most errors are minor and do not cause serious health complications, the occasional mistake can have devastating repercussiphotodune-12274234-pharmacist-realizing-rx-paper-xs.jpgons.

What Are the Most Common Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI)?

Although hospitals are places of healing, there are certain risks of staying at one for an extended period of time. Since most hospital patients already have a compromised immune system, they are likely to develop serious infections when they come in contact with bacteria, and it should come as no surprise that hospitals are filled with dangerous bacteria.

Patient Sues Dentist for Excessive Pain

According to the Louisiana Record, a patient is suing his dentist over a dental procedure that left him in excessive pain. The plaintiff is claiming medical malpractice because he believes the defendant failed to treat him using a reasonable standard of care.

Patient Sues Dentist for Excessive Pain

photodune-7329731-beautiful-smile-xs.jpgAccording to the Louisiana Record, a patient is suing his dentist over a dental procedure that left him in excessive pain. The plaintiff is claiming medical malpractice because he believes the defendant failed to treat him using a reasonable standard of care.

Man Claims Prescription Error Caused His Stroke

Medication errors are one of the most common causes of medical malpractice in the United States, and they can have devastating repercussions. According to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration, medication errors result in at least one fatality every single day and injure an additional 1.3 million people every year.

Who Is Liable for Injuries Caused by a Medical Product Defect?

Companies that manufacture medical products must issue a recall if they discover a safety defect. The U.S. Food & Drug Administration may request a recall if it receives reports about product malfunctions, unexpected side effects or other defects.

4 FAQs about Abilify's Link to Compulsive Behaviors - New Orleans Pharmacy Error Lawyer Insights

Reports continue to surface that expose Abilify's link to compulsive gambling, eating, shopping and sex. According to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration, at least 184 patients taking drugs that contain aripiprazole, the active ingredient in Abilify, have reported impulse control problems.

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