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Each year, more than 3 million innocent patients are seriously harmed or die as a result of preventable, adverse drug events. Were you harmed by a medication error? If a pharmaceutical or medical professional was negligent in their duty to you as a patient and you suffered a serious, debilitating, life-threatening, or fatal complication, you have a right to seek financial compensation for your losses.
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If you or a loved one have been injured or if you have lost a loved one as a result of pharmaceutical medical malpractice, contact the Morgantown firm of Angotti & Straface Attorneys at Law. Since 1952, we have been West Virginia’s trusted personal injury and wrongful death law firm serving the people with compassion. Call now for a free case evaluation: (304) 292-4381.
What is Pharmacy Negligence?
When a licensed medical professional erroneously prescribes, administers, repackages, dispenses, monitors, or otherwise incompetently handles a pharmaceutical substance in a negligent manner, this may constitute pharmaceutical negligence. From a lack of understanding of medication effects (including side effects) and poor communication to total disregard for safety protocol, there are many ways pharmacy negligence can occur, including:
- Dosage Errors
- Unlicensed Prescribing/Dispensing of Medications
- Failure to Provide Patient Adequate Counseling (including usage instruction and warning about drug interaction, side effects, and warning signs of complications)
- Prescription Errors (prescribing or dispensing the wrong medication)
- Switched Prescriptions (accidentally providing a patient with another individual’s medication)
Medication Error Injuries in West Virginia
In West Virginia, victims of medical malpractice come to us with a wide range of medical malpractice injuries. The sheer number of victims across the nation is shocking. Some of the most common types of injuries and deaths due to medication-related errors have included: overdose (now at an epidemic level), allergic reactions, birth defects, organ failure, strokes, heart attacks, neurological damage, pregnancy complications, and death.
Pharmaceutical Malpractice Lawyers Serving Morgantown and All of WV
Victims of pharmaceutical malpractice may be eligible for significant financial compensation. At Angotti & Straface Attorneys at Law, we pursue justice against negligent parties in Charleston, Huntington, Parkersburg, Morgantown, Wheeling, and throughout West Virginia. Our law firm holds pharmacists and medical professionals accountable for the negligent acts and omissions that caused your losses, pain, and suffering. To request a free consultation to discuss what happened and learn more about your legal options, contact Angotti & Straface Attorneys at Law: (304) 292-4381.