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Cedar Rapids Incorrect Labeling Attorney
One of the wonders of modern science is the ability of medications to isolate and treat medical ailments. This has been a comparatively recent development in the field of medicine, and one that has had a dramatic effect on the ability of medical professionals to provide treatment to patients. However, pharmaceutical products can cause serious patient harm when they are incorrectly prescribed or improperly labeled.
If you or a loved one has suffered harm due to the negligence of a pharmacist or pharmaceutical manufacturer, it is important that you understand your legal options for seeking justice. Contact a Cedar Rapids incorrect labeling attorney from Leehey Olson Law, P.C., at (319) 294-4424 to schedule a free consultation.
Consequences of Incorrect Labeling
The factories and machinery that manufacture prescription drugs are susceptible to errors that can result in the mislabeling of medications, but human error on the part of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians is also a common cause of incorrect labeling.
Common forms of incorrect medication labeling include:
- Identifying the wrong medication
- Providing incorrect dosage information
- Providing incorrect medication instructions
- Failing to provide side effect warnings
The negligence that leads to incorrect labeling of pharmaceuticals can be extremely dangerous to the health of patients. Victims of this form of medical malpractice may have grounds for legal action against the negligent pharmacist or drug manufacturer.
If you or a loved one has been a victim of a prescription drug error, contact a Cedar Rapids incorrect labeling attorney from Leehey Olson Law, P.C., at (319) 294-4424 for a free case evaluation. You may be eligible to receive compensation for medical bills, lost wages, and more.