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Woman sues pharmacy claiming medical malpractice led to death

Most Louisiana residents have had to visit a pharmacy to have a prescription filled, and in fact, some people requiring medication for a chronic condition do so regularly. Pharmacists must complete years of education and training in order to properly and safely perform their job duties, so clients should feel safe knowing they will receive the correct type and dosage of medication, along with appropriate instructions for use. However, occasionally, a prescription will be filled incorrectly, and when this happens, the patient's life may be in danger. As an example, a man in another state died when he was given a different medication than his doctor intended, and the executrix of his estate is now suing the pharmacy and medical team, accusing them of medical malpractice among other allegations.

In 2017, the man went to a pharmacy to have several prescriptions for anti-seizure medication filled. According to the lawsuit, the defendant gave the man the wrong medication, causing him to contract a fever leading to a bad reaction. Apparently, the man returned to the pharmacy, and the pharmacist advised him to stop taking the medication. However, the man still had to be admitted to the hospital, and he eventually died.

The plaintiff is claiming the ingestion of the incorrect medication ultimately led to the man's death. She alleges that defendant committed pharmacy and medical malpractice. She seeks a monetary judgment, including punitive damages. She is seeking all reasonable sums due, along with attorney fees and court costs.

Unfortunately, people cannot assume that medical professionals, including pharmacists, will always carry out their duties perfectly. When a mistake does happen and it leads to an untimely death, the surviving family may find the grieving process especially difficult. Louisiana medical malpractice attorneys can help shed light on such tragedies and provide legal options moving forward.

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