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Prescription Error and Drug Side Effect Claims
If you or someone you know has suffered as a result of drug side effects, compensation could help to improve your quality of life and cover much of the costs associated with your medical issues. However, to be successful with a claim of this kind, it is essential to get the advice of highly skilled solicitors who can help prove that any treatment subscribed that has caused a bad reaction was done so negligently. At JMW, we are highly experienced in cases of this type.
Speak to a member of our team today about your medicine claim by either calling us for free on 0800 054 6512 or by allowing us to give you a call back by completing our online enquiry form. We will then be able to inform you of the steps you need to take next.
Most people who are admitted to hospital or visit their GP are administered medicine in some form. There is therefore always a danger of mistakes being made - such as an administrative error or the misinterpretation of instructions passed from one medical professional to another - and the consequences can be very severe.
A mistake could result in you either being given the incorrect drug, being given too much of a certain drug or not being given enough of the drug that you need - all of which can lead to suffering that could otherwise have been avoided. You could also be unwittingly given a medicine to which you are allergic, which can result in you suffering a very serious reaction.
There are various medical negligence cases involving drug side effects in which JMW specialises, and these include:
- Toxicity (including Gentamicin toxicity)
- Drug interactions
- Dispensing errors
- Monitoring errors
At JMW, our experts have extensive expertise in successfully recovering compensation for clients who have suffered from drug side effects.
Because this area of the law can often be complicated and requires research and expert analysis, only the best solicitors should be relied upon to achieve the best results for you.
Our experts will be able to offer you initial advice on the legal implications of your medical issue and outline the entire process of making a claim in an easy-to-understand manner.
Headed by leading clinical negligence lawyer Eddie Jones, our team is highly regarded throughout the UK and includes members of the Law Society's specialist panel for clinical negligence and the Action against Medical Accidents (AvMA) solicitor panel.