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Who’s Responsible For A Chemotherapy Overdose?

You may be able to sue for a chemotherapy overdose if the overdose was caused by the negligence of one of the following: The physician responsible for determining the amount of chemotherapy necessary for you. The individual administering the chemotherapy to you. The pharmacy or…

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What We Now Know About the Potential Dangers of Iclusig

Related Links: Why Iclusig Studies Suddenly Stopped in October 2013 You, or a loved one, are facing one of the greatest battles of your life. There was nothing that you did to cause a diagnosis of leukemia, but you sure are going to do everything…

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Were You the Victim of a Kentucky Medication Error? A Louisville Medical Malpractice Attorney Offers Six Tips to Help You Find Out.

Would you know what to do in the event of a medication error? Would you even know how to recognize one? Many people who suffer serious injuries requiring hospital stays do not even think to wonder if the injury is due to a medication error….

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Kentucky Medication Errors: A Frighteningly Common Occurrence

When you are sick, you likely turn to a medical professional for help. As patients, we trust our health care providers to administer the correct medications. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Medication errors are a very real and prevalent problem in hospitals, doctors’…

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Drugs Are Still Given to the Wrong Patients in Louisville Hospitals

If you were recently admitted to a hospital ward, you may have noticed the nurses asking a lot of questions before administering your medication. It may seem silly, but this simple step can help reduce the number of medication errors—a problem that is still rampant…

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Study Says Drug Dosage Mistakes Frequently Happen in Accredited Hospitals

You may be tempted to think that the chances of a serious medication mistake in a Louisville hospital are millions to one. Unfortunately, researchers have found that the real number is far smaller—even at accredited healthcare institutions. In a recent article in the Journal of…

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