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What Are Prescription and Medication Errors? Are They Common?

Medication errors encompass all mistakes involving prescription drugs, over-the-counter products, vitamins, minerals, or herbal supplements. According to The National Academies Institute of Medicine, medication errors are among the most common medical errors, harming at least 1.5 million people every year. 

Pharmaceutical and Prescription Errors

  • Pharmacy and Hospital Dispensary Errors
  • Failure to Warn or Risk
  • Overdose and Inadequate Dose
  • Allergic Reactions

Errors are common at every stage, from prescription and administration of a drug to drug monitoring. It estimated that on average, there is at least one medication error per hospital patient per day. Studies indicate that 400,000 preventable drug-related injuries occur each year in hospitals, another 800,000 occur in long-term care settings, and roughly 530,000 occur just among Medicare recipients in outpatient clinics.


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Here’s What Our Prescription and Medication Error Lawyers Will Do for You!


The prescription and medication error lawyers at Cowan and Hilgeman believe those that have suffered serious injury due to prescription and medication errors deserve to be significantly compensated for their injuries. Often times prescription and medication errors result in catastrophic injury or death. We are committed to results. If we do not win your case and recover compensation, you do not pay an attorney fee.

We pride ourselves on client satisfaction and strive to fully explain:

  • All Compensation Available Under Ohio Law
  • Medical Bills – Who Pays and How to Get Them Paid
  • Lost Wage Repayment
  • Out-of-Pocket Cost Reimbursement
    • Collection of Medical Records and Bills
    • Value of Pain and Suffering
    • Expert Reports
    • Property Damage Repairs and Diminished Value Claims

    Cowan and Hilgeman has the experience and resources that are necessary to fully investigate your case and prosecute your claims. If you have questions regarding your claims or benefits, call us today to schedule a free Prescription and Medication Error case consultation.

     Why wait? No Risk – No Fee – No Obligation.

    See for yourself why so many clients have trusted the Prescription and Medication Error accident attorneys at Cowan and Hilgeman to protect their rights. We are proud to offer free face-to-face Prescription and Medication Error case evaluations.

    Please contact the Dayton Personal Injury Lawyers at Cowan and Hilgeman to schedule your free initial office consultation today.

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