Bend Medication/Prescription Errors Attorney

As reported in the Diederich Healthcare 2018 Medical Malpractice Payout Analysis, medication errors accounted for five percent of the nearly $4 billion paid out for medical malpractice claim in the U.S. in 2017. If you have been injured because of a medication or prescription error, contact Paulson Coletti Trial Attorneys PC right away. We are dedicated legal advocates for victims of medical malpractice.

Why Choose Paulson Coletti Trial Attorneys PC?

What Is a Medication Error?

A medication error is a failure in the treatment process that causes harm to the patient or has the potential to cause harm. The World Health Organization (WHO) offers the following definition for a medication error: “Any preventable event that may cause or lead to inappropriate medication use or patient harm”

Types of Medication/Prescription Errors

Medication errors can occur in several different ways, including:

Who Is Liable?

Medication and prescription errors are a common type of medical malpractice. Anyone involved in prescribing or administering medications is potentially liable for errors. This may include:

Why You Need a Lawyer

Depending on the circumstances, medication and prescription errors can cause injuries ranging in severity from mild to life-threatening. If you believe you have been the victim of a medication error and suffered serious harm as a result, your best course of action is to consult with an experienced medical malpractice attorney as soon as possible. Our Oregon trial lawyers have the knowledge, skills, and resources to assist you in a medical malpractice claim for compensation.

Get in Touch with Our Firm Today

Our medical malpractice lawyers at Paulson Coletti Trial Attorneys PC are committed to holding negligent healthcare professional responsible for the harm they cause to patients. We believe that patients are entitled to a certain standard of care and should be fully compensated if they are injured through preventable medical errors. Call us today to schedule a free consultation if you have been a victim of medication or prescription errors.