Most elderly patients in nursing homes have specific medications that they must take in order to manage pain, deal with illnesses or correct health issues. Nursing home staff must keep medications organized in order to ensure that the right patient gets the right medications. If a wrong medication is distributed to a patient, then the consequences can be serious.
At The Law Firm of Hill, Peterson, Carper, Bee & Deitzler, PLLC, we advocate for people who have been injured because of nursing home neglect and abuse. Our lawyers have decades of experience handling personal injury and medical malpractice claims, and continue to maintain a proven track record in advocating for injury victims.
People come to our firm because of our reputation, the level of commitment we offer our clients and our legal abilities. At The Law Firm of Hill, Peterson, Carper, Bee & Deitzler, PLLC, you will have an experienced attorney standing by your side at all times.
Why Do Medication Errors Occur?
Medication errors occur when people do not pay enough attention to medication schedules, they fail to follow medical charts, or they simply neglect to provide a patient with the medication he or she needs.
It may be considered a medication error if:
- A patient is not given his or her medication in a timely manner
- The wrong dosage of a medication is given
- The wrong type of medication is given
- Medication is withheld from a patient
Our Charleston attorneys will conduct a full investigation of the details of the situation and look for discrepancies in patient charts and care plans. We make fully certain our clients' rights are protected in the legal process and work hard to reach positive results.
Contact Our Experienced Nursing Home Injury Attorneys
If your loved one has been injured or becomes ill because he or she was given the wrong dosage or type of medication, contact the lawyers at our firm to discuss the details of your situation and determine if you have a case. Contact our team at 304-205-1810 or 800-797-9730, today. We do not charge for initial consultations.