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Can pharmacists make mistakes?

Can pharmacists make mistakes?

Pharmacists are human and do make mistakes from time to time. An incorrect drug or dosage can seriously harm a patient. While medication errors can be deadly, they are avoidable. If you have been affected by a pharmacist’s mistake, request a free consultation by calling our law offices today at 305-371-2692.

Can you sue a drug company for side effects?

You do not have grounds for a lawsuit unless your attorney can show evidence establishing three things: You sustained an injury. The drug was defective due to improper design, manufacturing or a failure to warn. Your injury was a side effect of the defective medication.

Can a pharmacy be sued for wrong prescription?

Lawsuits for Wrong Prescription and Wrong Dose. Pharmacy errors can happen when the wrong dose of a prescription is given, when the wrong medication is given and in other circumstances.

What kind of lawsuit did CVS Pharmacy settle?

In a case settled for a confidential amount, the claimant alleged that her prescription for Zaroxolyn, a diuretic was improperly filled and she was given the wrong prescription, Methotrexate, a pain medication that has serious side effects and can cause death. Methotrexate should only be prescribed to someone with life-threatening cancer.

Are there any court cases involving a pharmacist?

Here are 5 recent legal cases pharmacists should know. 1. Sternberg v. California State Board of Pharmacy After a technician was found to have stolen controlled substances, the California Board of Pharmacy sought to hold the pharmacist-in-charge liable, even though the pharmacist was unaware of the theft.

Who was the man who got the wrong medication at CVS?

Buzz60 After getting wrong medication, man says in lawsuit, he suffered seizures and had to be hospitalized several times. A Rankin County man has filed a federal lawsuit accusing CVS Pharmacy of filling his prescription with the wrong medicine. “The prescription was negligently filled at least twice,” Jerome Bell said.

Lawsuits for Wrong Prescription and Wrong Dose. Pharmacy errors can happen when the wrong dose of a prescription is given, when the wrong medication is given and in other circumstances.

In a case settled for a confidential amount, the claimant alleged that her prescription for Zaroxolyn, a diuretic was improperly filled and she was given the wrong prescription, Methotrexate, a pain medication that has serious side effects and can cause death. Methotrexate should only be prescribed to someone with life-threatening cancer.

Buzz60 After getting wrong medication, man says in lawsuit, he suffered seizures and had to be hospitalized several times. A Rankin County man has filed a federal lawsuit accusing CVS Pharmacy of filling his prescription with the wrong medicine. “The prescription was negligently filled at least twice,” Jerome Bell said.

When does a CVS Pharmacy make an error?

Pharmacy errors can happen when the wrong dose of a prescription is given, when the wrong medication is given and in other circumstances. The following are examples of CVS Pharmacy lawsuits: