If you or a loved one suffered serious injuries as a result of being given the wrong drug, the wrong dosage, or any other type of drug-related mistake, you may be eligible for compensation. A medication error claim can address the damages that you may be entitled to recover. Damages can include medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, wrongful death, and more. The best way to learn about your legal rights and how to protect them is to consult a medical malpractice lawyer about your case.
The following are some serious effects that can happen with a medication error in Kentucky:
- internal bleeding;
- brain injury;
- birth defect/injury;
- liver damage;
- chemical burns;
- kidney damage;
- coma; and
A key component to pursuing a medication error claim is gathering evidence, such as medical bills, medical reports, a journal that lists the symptoms you have been experiencing, etc. The evidence you collect will need to demonstrate that the liable party owed a duty of care to you and that he or she breached it. It must also show that as a result, you suffered serious injuries and/or illnesses.
Contacting a Kentucky Medical Malpractice Lawyer
The idea of pursuing a claim against a doctor, pharmacist, or another medical professional can seem like an overwhelming and impossible task. But when you have suffered serious injuries because of their negligence, you have the right to pursue legal action.
You don’t have to go at it alone, however. Just as the other side will have legal representation, you deserve to have the same. When you have been the victim of a medication error, a medical malpractice lawyer at Gray and White can help in the gathering of evidence and other aspects of the claims process. Contact us today for a free evaluation of your case – 1-888-450-4456 or 1-502-210-8942.