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Evidence Needed to Prove a Pharmacy Error

Legally reviewed by David W.Hodges and Don J. Foty

When you visit a healthcare professional and are prescribed medication, you expect the medication to improve any symptoms you may be experiencing. Unfortunately, when pharmacy error occurs, you may experience the exact opposite of an improvement in your symptoms and may even notice that your condition has worsened. If you suspect you have been the victim of a pharmaceutical error, there are several pieces of evidence necessary to ensure the strength of your claim as you pursue justice.

At Hodges & Foty, LLP, our knowledgeable pharmacy error lawyers have years of experience helping clients who have suffered harm due to the negligence of pharmacists. We are proud to pursue the rights of those injured as a result of pharmacy malpractice and will provide our clients with the dedicated representation necessary to help them secure the justice and compensation they rightfully deserve. For help collecting evidence and building your pharmaceutical error case, contact Hodges & Foty, LLP by calling (713) 523-0001 today.

What Type of Evidence is Necessary for a Pharmacy Error Case?

In order to prove that you have suffered harm as a result of a pharmacy error, there are several types of evidence that are crucial to your case. Your lawyer will launch a full investigation into the details of what occurred in your case and can help you collect the evidence that will be the most crucial to your unique pharmaceutical error case.

The evidence that is needed to prove a pharmacy’s error caused your injuries includes the following:

  • The incorrection medication provided to you by the pharmacy
  • The incorrect pill bottle
  • Incorrect instructions from the pharmacy
  • Incorrect dosage
  • Medical bills and records documenting your injuries
  • Statements from healthcare providers about the consequences of the error

To prove that the pharmacy error caused your injuries, the following elements of proof need to be established:

  • The pharmacy owed you a duty of care
  • The duty of care was breached
  • The breach of duty led to your injuries
  • The full extent of your injuries

To ensure you are able to get justice for your pharmacy error claim, contact a knowledgeable lawyer today.

Can You Collect Compensation After a Pharmacy Error?

After you have experienced symptoms that may indicate that you have suffered a serious harm, it is crucial that you contact an attorney as soon as possible.  The law firm of Hodges & Foty, LLP will help you pursue compensation for the harm you have suffered. 

The damages you may be eligible to recover for your claim include the following:

  • Past and Future Medical Expenses: After a pharmacy error has occurred, your medical condition may suffer and your health may be compromised. You may require costly medical care to treat your injuries. You should be compensated for the cost of any medical expenses you have incurred or will need in the future. 
  • Past and Future Lost wages: If you were not able to work due to the injuries you experienced, you are entitled to compensation for the wages you have lost.  If your injuries prevent you from working in the future, you should be compensated for the full amount of your lost wages.
  • Past and Future Pain, Suffering and Mental Anguish: You should also be compensated for all pain, suffering, and mental anguish you have endured.  This pain, suffering, and mental anguish can exist now and can continue into the future.  You should be compensated for the full extent of your harms. 
  • Disfigurement: If the medication you received caused you any disfigurement, you are entitled to compensation for your injuries.  You would have not have experienced those injuries but for the pharmacy error and therefore, the pharmacy should compensate you for the harm it caused you. 

To begin filing your claim, contact a pharmaceutical error lawyer as soon as possible.

Contact a Pharmacy Error Lawyer Today For Help With Your Claim

At Hodges & Foty, LLP, we understand how upsetting it can be to suffer harm due to a pharmacy error. That is why our trusted attorneys are dedicated to providing you with the dedicated legal counsel and representation you deserve as we help you pursue justice for your pharmacy error case. 

For your free consultation with board-certified personal injury lawyers, please call us at (713) 523-0001 or fill out our contact form.

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