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Our Attorneys Help Victims of Prescription Drug Side Effects and Recalls Across Texas

Texas residents should be aware of the dangers they face due to potential dangers involving prescription medications.

According to the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy, as many as one and a half million people are affected by prescription drug injuries every year in the U.S. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, however, indicates that this number is not accurate. The FDA asserts that a large number of medication errors go completely unreported. For this reason, the full number of injuries associated with drug errors may be much higher than the 1.5 million figure cited by the AMCP.

Psychology Today notes that on a list that identifies the top causes of medical malpractice in the country, medication mistakes comes in at number four. That is among other forms of malpractice such as missed or incorrect diagnoses , inappropriate treatment regimes, surgical mistakes and more.

Important Information to Texans

Staying safe can be a matter of life and death when prescription drugs are involved. Anytime an error involving a medication is suspected, a Texas resident should reach out to an experienced lawyer for help. The medical negligence attorneys at Hastings Law Firm can help you get justice.

Dangerous Pharmaceuticals and Drug Recalls

If you became sick or injured after taking a prescription drug, you need our medical injury attorneys in Texas that understand the complexities of medical malpractice law.

What is a Prescription Drug Error?

The National Coordinating Council for Medication Error and Prevention defines mistakes involving medications as “preventable errors”. The emphasis on preventability is important.

The National Center for Biotechnology Information explains that errors introduced from the point of prescription to use fall into one of two categories.

A prescribing fault can occur when a physician makes an error in the prescription. This could pertain to the actual drug, the amount to be taken, the frequency with which it should be taken or anything else pertaining to the use of the drug.

A prescription fault can occur when a physician’s original orders are not followed. An example of this is when the wrong drug is given to a patient. Other error examples include the following:

  • Giving a patient a medication to which the patient is allergic.
  • Giving a patient a medication which is known to interfere with another drug also used by the patient.
  • Providing inaccurate dosage information to a patient on a prescription label.
  • Prescribing a medication that is not appropriate for a patient’s condition.
  • Over-prescribing medication – especially addictive opioid drugs.

Sometimes errors can happen due to very simple causes. The inability to read a doctor’s handwriting can lead to the wrong medication being dispensed. So too can misunderstanding the pronunciation of a drug that is similar to that of another one.

The Doctor May Not Always be the Cause

Certainly physicians or others who write prescriptions can be at fault for medication errors. However, they are not the only professionals who could ultimately be responsible for these mistakes.

Pharmaceutical companies can be liable for errors if a problem stemmed from something related to the manufacturing of the drug. Pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, nurses, and certified nurses’ aides may also be involved.



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We represent clients from all across Texas. If you or a loved one has been injured by medical negligence of a healthcare provider or facility, contact us now for a free consultation. Our personal injury attorneys will review the details of your case, make sure you understand your legal rights, and discuss the possibilities of a lawsuit. Call us at the number below or complete the form and a member of our staff will contact you as soon as possible. All consultations are strictly confidential.




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Tommy Hastings and his team of personal injury attorneys have successfully tried and settled thousands of medical negligence lawsuits across Texas & Florida, resulting in the recovery of millions of dollars in compensation for their clients. These results have earned them the reputation of being one of the best medical malpractice plaintiff firms in the nation.