Medication errors are becoming an increasingly deadly consequence of an overburdened medical system. According to a study by the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services, approximately 180,000 patients die each year from medication errors. More than 1 million patients suffer serious injuries.
At Antin, Ehrlich & Epstein, LLP, our attorneys have more than 75 years of combined experience helping people who have been injured by medical errors. We offer a free initial consultation to discuss your case and answer your questions. We serve clients in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens and Staten Island, as well as Greater New York.
Compensating Victims Of Preventable Errors
Medication errors are a preventable mistake that someone failed to prevent. Some of the most common mistakes include:
- Prescribing the wrong dose of a drug (approximately 40 percent of prescription drug mistakes are overdoses)
- Dispensing the wrong medicine
- Dispensing a drug that has dangerous interactions with an another drug the patient is taking
- Delivering the wrong drug or the wrong dose of a drug by IV
If you or someone you love has suffered a severe injury due to a medication error, contact our lawyers for a free and confidential case evaluation. Our personal injury law firm has obtained tens of millions of dollars in compensation for our severely injured clients.
Contact A NYC Pharmacy Error Attorney
To schedule a free initial consultation with one of our New York City medication error lawyers, call 212-221-5999 or email us.