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Medication Errors In Michigan

According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), medication errors injure 1.3 million people every year in the United States. Whether the error occurs in a hospital, emergency room or nursing home or at your local pharmacy, the results can be devastating — even deadly. If you or a loved one was given an incorrect medication or dosage, contact a skilled Michigan medical malpractice attorney.

At Goethel Engelhardt, PLLC, we are prepared to handle cases involving:

  • Prescribing the wrong dosage
  • Overdose
  • Pharmacy filling the wrong drug
  • Failure to recognize contraindications before prescribing
  • Failure to alert patients to serious side effects
  • Failure to note allergic reaction when prescribing a medication
  • Poor communication between health care providers regarding drugs

Death and injury due to preventable medication errors and mistakes occur at an alarming rate. Doctors, nurses and pharmacists must be held accountable when their negligence, errors or inattention harms innocent victims. Schedule a free consultation with a skilled Michigan lawyer today. Goethel Engelhardt, PLLC, can be reached by phone at 734-545-8421 or through our convenient online contact form.