Dangerous And Defective Drugs

Toledo medical malpractice attorneys for medication errors

One out of every three adults takes an average of five medications every week to improve the quality of their health, according to the Institute of Medicine (IOM). Yet millions of people are injured, sickened or killed every year by medications that were improperly prescribed, administered or ingested. In fact, the IOM reports that medication errors affect about 1.5 million Americans every year.

Medication errors are a more serious and widespread problem than most people think. Although most medication errors can be prevented, they account for nearly 25 percent of all medical malpractice cases. That's why if you or someone you love has been seriously injured by a preventable medication error, you need the expertise of a Toledo medical malpractice lawyer at Elk & Elk Co., Ltd., to help you obtain justice.

To schedule a free consultation with our experienced medical negligence lawyers, call 419-408-9431 or contact us online. We will help you determine whether you have a case.

Lawyers with the knowledge and resources to handle complex medical malpractice claims

As many as 1.5 million medication errors happen annually. With this many mistakes, you or a loved one has a realistic chance of being harmed by the wrong medication or wrong dosage. The Toledo medical malpractice attorneys at Elk & Elk have experience handling medication errors caused by:

  • Prescribing the wrong medication
  • Administering the wrong dose
  • Illegible prescriptions
  • Miscommunication between doctors, pharmacists and patients
  • Confusing drugs with similar names and prescribing the incorrect medication
  • Failing to understand a patient's history
  • Lack of appropriate labeling/safety warnings

If you or or a loved one has been  injured by an improperly prescribed drug, the Toledo medical malpractice attorneys at Elk & Elk will be strong advocates for you. Our job is to hold negligent health care providers accountable so that you can pick up the pieces.

Call Elk & Elk at 1-800-ELK-OHIO to schedule a free consultation if you suffered from a medication mistake

The Toledo attorneys at Elk & Elk have over five decades of experience representing clients in medication error cases. We have the experience to understand medical malpractice cases and the resources to fully investigate and pursue claims. Our Toledo medical malpractice attorneys pursue every angle of your case, to help you get the compensation you are entitled to.

If you believe you have a medication error claim, contact our Toledo medical malpractice attorneys for a free consultation. Call Elk & Elk today at 1-800-ELK-OHIO or fill out our free, no-obligation contact form. We are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.