Common Types of Pharmacist Medication Errors in Kentucky

When a pharmacist's mistake leads to a medication error and you suffer injuries as a result, you may be able to receive compensation through a medical malpractice claim.  A Louisville pharmacist malpractice attorney will assist you with the process of filing your Kentucky medical malpractice claim and collecting the necessary evidence to build a strong case.

Some of the common types of medication errors that can occur as a result of a pharmacist's mistake include:
 

  • putting wrong label on bottle;
  • misreading written prescription;
  • mishearing prescription left on a voicemail;
  • prescribing incorrect dose;
  • compounding medicine incorrectly;
  • mixing up names of medication; and
  • giving another patient's medication. 


A pharmacist's mistake is usually preventable. After all, it is expected that pharmacists will act with extreme care and caution when processing and filling a prescription. If that is not the case, they can be held liable through a Kentucky medical malpractice claim.

If you have been injured as a result of pharmacist malpractice in Kentucky, you should speak immediately with a Louisville pharmacist malpractice attorney. You want to ensure that you file your Kentucky medical malpractice claim in enough time so you don't go past the statute of limitations. 

Contacting a Louisville Pharmacist Malpractice Attorney

A Louisville pharmacist malpractice attorney at Gray and White Law can help you handle every aspect of your Kentucky medical malpractice claim. If you've been injured in Kentucky, contact us today for a free evaluation of your case - 1-888-450-4456 or 502-210- 8942.

Matthew L. White
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Founder & Partner of Louisville Personal Injury Law Firm Gray & White Law
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