Medication errors are not necessarily the doctor’s fault. Sometimes valid prescriptions are botched by pharmacy personnel when the order is filled. Sometimes pharmacists fail in their duty to cross-check prescriptions before dispensing them to the patient.
Did you or a family member suffer injury because of carelessness at a pharmacy? The Law Office of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP will aggressively pursue a lawsuit for monetary damages against the pharmacist, the hospital or the retail pharmacy.
Holding Pharmacists and Pharmacies Accountable. Contact us today for a free case evaluation. We handle medical negligence lawsuits on Long Island and nearby areas including Nassau County, Suffolk County and Queens. Se habla español.
Serious Injury from Pharmacy Mistakes – NY Medication Errors Lawyers
Pharmacists are ultimately responsible for the drugs they dispense. They are trained to know the uses, formulas, doses and side effects. They also have tools and systems for identifying contraindications and a duty to verify “scrips” with the prescribing physician if there is any question.
Yet pharmacy errors happen every day, with disastrous results. Our legal team can hold hospital pharmacies and pharmacy chains accountable for severe or permanent injury from:
- Allergic reaction (known drug allergies)
- Incompatible health conditions (“do not take if …”)
- Adverse interactions with other current medications
- Dispensing the wrong drug or wrong dosage
- Labeling errors
- Incomplete or incorrect instructions to patients
- Mix-ups with another patient’s order
Nassau County Medical Negligence Attorneys
Trial lawyer Richard Jaffe has more than 20 years of experience in the field of medical malpractice. He is also an experienced volunteer medic who understands the medical jargon and the symptoms of adverse drug reactions. We have a network of experts who can attest that the injury occurred because the pharmacist and/or the physician failed to follow accepted industry practices.
It costs you nothing to have us review your potential lawsuit. Our Long Island pharmacy errors lawyers offer a free consultation, and there are no attorney fees unless we recover compensation.
Call 516-358-6900 or contact us online. Located in New Hyde Park, we serve Nassau County, Suffolk County, Queens and the NYC area. We speak Spanish and Russian.
For a free legal consultation with a pharmacy prescription errors lawyer serving Long Island, call 516-358-6900