Have you recently prescribed medication that turned out to be mislabeled, exceeding the proper dosage or wrong in every conceivable way? Did you become ill, sustain an injury or lose a loved one as a result? Have you been left with crushing medical bills because of an error made at the hospital, doctor's office or pharmacy? Then it may be time to seek legal counsel with a dedicated medical malpractice firm. Contact the physician and trial lawyers at Cullan & Cullan LLC. Utilizing our comprehensive experience, in both the courtroom and the emergency room, we will help you secure the compensation you need and the justice you deserve in the most effective way possible.
Call (402) 882-7080 today and speak with one of our representatives about scheduling a free case consultation.
A medication error is one of the most dangerous and potentially catastrophic forms of malpractice. In the time it takes to swallow a pill or inject a needle, a patient can end up with any number of serious health complications, the least of which being death. If you are reading this page, you or a loved one have undoubtedly encountered this situation and are facing considerable financial and physical difficulties. More often than not, individuals who have been subjected to a medical professional's negligence through medicinal error, incur one or more of the following health issues:
- Severe allergic reactions
- Loss of sensory ability
- Internal organ failure
- Wrongful death
- Brain damage
For more information on medication error, call a Nebraska medical malpractice lawyer at Cullan & Cullan LLC today.
How Could This Happen?
Doctors, nurses and administrative personnel are human and therefore prone to error. However, there are protocols in place to catch these mistakes and avoid serious injury or death. Medication errors, in particular, have strict guidelines to avoid confusion. The trouble starts when key individuals forget, disregard or circumvent the rules in order to get the job done. When this happens, people get hurt or worse. Some of the more common causes of medication error include:
- Giving improper medication to the wrong patient
- Combining multiple drugs to a dangerous effect
- Failing to observe patients allergies
- Over or under-dosing a patient
Should I Contact an Omaha Medical Malpractice Attorney?
In each instance of a medication error, the mistake could have been prevented if the proper care was put into each step. It is up to the at-fault parties to take responsibility for their negligence and help the injured individual or family recover.
At Cullan & Cullan LLC, it is our job to ensure this happens in the quickest and most efficient way possible. But unfortunately, it falls to you, the injured party, to make the first move. For more information about your rights and options, contact our office today and schedule a free case consultation with a member of our team. Together, we will hold the at-fault doctor, hospital or care facility accountable for their actions.
Dial (402) 882-7080 today or submit your information online.