Medical Negligence Compensation Claims

Compensation for injuries caused by Prescription Errors

If you have suffered an injury due to a prescription error, you may be able to make a claim for compensation.

Prescription errors can take a number of FAQforms. If a doctor gives the patient the wrong drug to take it is considered a prescription error. If the doctor gives the wrong dosage of a drug to take then it could also be considered prescription error.

Other types of prescription errors include:

The errors can be catagorised into four types of error, which are described as:

The problem is, there are dozens of similarly named drugs which if mixed up can cause patients to become sicker or to die because they are not the correct drug for the patient.

Other types of medication errors include:

Most mistakes boil down to human error. Doctors, notorious for bad handwriting, may choose the right drug, but the pharmacist may read it incorrectly.

If you think you have been the victim of medical error and pharmaceutical error then you may be entitled to compensation for your pain and suffering. For help with your prescription error claim, contact a specialist medical negligence solicitor to discuss your claim.

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How much can I claim?

A number of factors will determine the value of your settlement:

What can I claim compensation for?

Making a claim for compensation

A specialist medical negligence solicitor can assess your case and inform you about: