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Cedar Rapids Incorrect Dosage Attorneys
Hospitals and health care facilities are hectic, busy places. Amongst the chaos of these settings, there can be miscommunication between those in charge of overseeing patient care. Such miscommunication can lead to serious errors, including those involving the potent medications physicians use to treat various medical conditions. Improper administration of prescription medications is an especially dangerous form of medical malpractice, and incorrect dosages of these drugs can cause serious health complications.
Doctors and other medical professionals must be held accountable when they act in a negligent manner. If you or someone you love has suffered harm due to a medication error, you may be entitled to financial compensation. Contact a Cedar Rapids incorrect dosage attorney from Leehey Olson Law, P.C., at (319) 294-4424 to discuss the facts of your case.
Consequences of Incorrect Medication Dosage
An incorrect dosage of a prescription medication can have devastating effects on patients. Too much or too little medication can have consequences such as:
- Preventing the patient from healing
- A worsening of the original condition
- Dangerous interactions with other drugs
- Internal organ or tissue damage
- Neurological effects such as coma
There are many ways that incorrect dosages can adversely affect the health of patients, making it vital that doctors and other medical professionals exercise caution when prescribing drugs.
If you have been a victim of a medication error, you may be able to pursue a lawsuit against the responsible party. Contact a Cedar Rapids incorrect dosage attorney from Leehey Olson Law, P.C., at (319) 294-4424 to speak to one of our experienced lawyers about your legal rights.