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We have experience handling cases involving medication errors and pharmacy-related issues. Our attorneys will fight to hold those responsible accountable and ensure that you receive the compensation you deserve. Contact us now for a consultation.

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Pharmacy Error Lawyer:

If you or someone you love has been the victim of a pharmacy error we can help.

After receiving the wrong prescription from a pharmacy you may have questions. Should I hire a lawyer? Am I entitled to compensation? How long will the process take? We are here to answer all of your questions.

We’ve helped hundreds of pharmacy error victims get compensation.

What are Pharmacy Errors?

There are a number of pharmacy errors that can occur:


Incorrect dosage


Given the wrong medication


Given someone else’s medication


Medication supplied to which you have a known allergy


Medications prescribed that shouldn’t be prescribed together


Wrong Instructions

Client Testimonial:

“My local pharmacy gave me someone else’s medication. I had taken the medication for several days before realizing it was the wrong prescription. I experienced some mild stomach discomfort and dizziness.

I did some research online and decided to call Kane Law. They were able to take all of my information over the phone and started working on the claim immediately.

They were able to obtain a cash settlement within about 30 days.

Amanda L.

If you’ve experienced any of the following symptoms you may be entitled to compensation:

Stomach discomfort and nausea


Lightheadedness and dizziness




Increased Anxiety


Increase in Blood Pressure


Digestive problems including stomach ulcers and stomach bleeding


Psychological illness


Allergic reaction

In some situations, a prescription error can be fatal.

How much will it cost for your legal services?:

If you hire us, our policy concerning legal fees is simple. You pay absolutely no legal fee unless we win or settle your case.

We believe no injured person should be denied justice because they can’t afford a lawyer. At Kane Law you can obtain legal services without any money upfront.

In fact, the only time we will seek payment for our services is when we obtain a monetary recovery for you. Our fees are based on a reasonable percentage of the amount we obtain for you.

We never take upfront fees or retainers, and we never charge our clients if we do not win their case.

Why Do I Need A Lawyer?:

The bottom line is that pharmacies never pay maximum legal compensation to injury victims who are not represented by an attorney.

Your claim will have a better chance of proceeding more efficiently — and with the best chance for compensation — if you work with an experienced pharmacy error lawyer.

In fact, the only time we will seek payment for our services is when we obtain a monetary recovery for you. Our fees are based on a reasonable percentage of the amount we obtain for you.

We never take upfront fees or retainers, and we never charge our clients if we do not win their case.

How long will it take to settle my claim?

Most of our pharmacy error cases are resolved within 30-60 days Cases which involve severe or life threatening injuries can take a longer time to resolve.

We never take upfront fees or retainers, and we never charge our clients if we do not win their case.

Making a pharmacy error claim:

We have made the pharmacy error claim process easy. The first step is to call us for a free consultation. We will ask you a few simple questions to determine if you have a valid claim.

If we think you have a valid claim we will have you fill out a few forms and begin the process of bringing a claim against the pharmacy.

There is no fee or cost to you to have your claim evaluated and your questions answered by our lawyer.

Understanding the Types of Pharmacy Errors: A Comprehensive Guide

Pharmacies play a vital role in healthcare by providing patients with prescribed medications. However, errors in the pharmacy setting can have serious consequences for patients. In this article, we will explore various types of pharmacy errors, the legal implications through pharmacy lawsuits, the concept of pharmacy malpractice, and what to do if you receive incorrect medications.

Types of Pharmacy Errors
  1. Dispensing the Wrong Medication
    One of the most common types of pharmacy errors is dispensing the wrong medication. This can occur due to various factors such as similar-sounding drug names, look-alike packaging, or misreading the prescription.
  2. Incorrect Dosage
    Another critical error is providing the wrong dosage of medication. This can be dangerous, especially for medications with a narrow therapeutic window where the difference between a therapeutic dose and a toxic dose is minimal.
  3. Drug-Drug Interactions
    Pharmacists must ensure that the medications they dispense do not interact adversely with other drugs the patient may be taking. Failure to identify potential drug-drug interactions can lead to serious health issues.
  4. Allergic Reactions
    Some patients have allergies or sensitivities to certain medications or their ingredients. Dispensing a medication to which the patient is allergic can result in severe allergic reactions, ranging from skin rashes to anaphylaxis.
  5. Incorrect Labeling
    Incorrect labeling can lead to confusion for patients. Patients rely on the label for important information such as dosage instructions, potential side effects, and expiration dates. Errors in labeling can lead to incorrect administration or misuse.
  6. Medication Omissions
    Sometimes, pharmacies may inadvertently omit medications from a patient’s prescription. This can occur due to various reasons, including clerical errors or stockouts.
Pharmacy Lawsuits: Holding Pharmacies Accountable
  1. Negligence
    Patients who have suffered harm due to pharmacy errors often seek legal recourse through negligence claims. Negligence in a pharmacy context typically involves a breach of the duty of care owed to the patient, resulting in harm.
  2. Product Liability
    In cases where the medication itself is defective or was manufactured improperly, patients may pursue product liability claims against pharmaceutical companies or drug manufacturers.
  3. Informed Consent
    Patients have the right to be informed about the medications they are taking. If a pharmacist fails to provide adequate information about a medication’s risks and benefits, patients may have grounds for an informed consent lawsuit.
  4. Breach of Contract
    In some instances, patients may argue that the pharmacy failed to fulfill its contractual obligations, which can give rise to a breach of contract lawsuit.
  5. Class Action Lawsuits
    In cases where pharmacy errors affect multiple patients, class action lawsuits may be pursued to seek compensation for all affected individuals collectively.
Pharmacy Malpractice: Understanding the Concept

Pharmacy malpractice is a subset of medical malpractice, focusing specifically on the negligent actions or omissions of pharmacists. It involves situations where pharmacists fail to adhere to the standard of care expected in their profession, resulting in harm to patients. Pharmacy malpractice can encompass various errors, including dispensing the wrong medication, incorrect dosages, and medication omissions.

What to Do After Receiving Incorrect Medications
  1. Seek Immediate Medical Attention
    If you suspect you have received the wrong medication or an incorrect dosage, contact a healthcare professional immediately. Your safety and health should be the top priority.
  2. Preserve Evidence
    Keep all evidence related to the pharmacy error, including the medication, prescription, and any communication with the pharmacy. These documents may be crucial if you decide to pursue legal action.
  3. Report the Error
    Inform the pharmacy of the error as soon as possible. They may take steps to rectify the mistake and prevent it from happening to others.
  4. Consult an Attorney
    If you have suffered harm due to a pharmacy error, consider consulting an attorney who specializes in medical malpractice or pharmacy errors. They can help you understand your legal options and guide you through the process.
  5. Document Your Experience
    Keep a detailed record of your experiences, including any symptoms or side effects you have experienced as a result of the medication error. This information can be invaluable in building a case.
Pharmacy errors are a serious concern that can lead to harm or even fatal consequences for patients. Understanding the types of pharmacy errors, the legal avenues available through pharmacy lawsuits, the concept of pharmacy malpractice, and what to do after receiving incorrect medications are essential steps in protecting your health and seeking justice if you are a victim of such errors. Pharmacies must prioritize patient safety to prevent these errors and ensure the well-being of those they serve.
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