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West Virginia Medication Error Attorney

Modern pharmaceuticals can solve health problems that only a few years ago were thought to be chronic and incurable. But an error made while prescribing, dispensing or administering a medication can cause serious or even fatal injuries.

At the Manchin Injury Law Group in Fairmont, our West Virginia medical malpractice lawyers vigorously represent victims of medication errors and other types of medical negligence. Our attorneys are skilled advocates with a record of success in these types of cases. When representing you, we will work tirelessly to show how the medical services provided failed to meet the expected standard of care.

Call us at (304) 367-1862 to schedule a free consultation.

Medication Errors Can Have Serious Consequences

Medication errors in hospitals, clinical settings and nursing homes can happen in several ways:

  • A doctor or nurse practitioner can prescribe the wrong medication or the wrong dosage.
  • A doctor, nurse practitioner or pharmacist can fail to heed warnings against possible drug interactions.
  • A pharmacist can dispense the wrong medication or wrong dosage.
  • A nurse can fail to administer a medication properly, by skipping a dose or double dosing a patient.
  • A nurse can fail to properly perform a medical reconciliation when admitting or discharging a patient.

While most medication errors do not cause harm, a small number do — and those can have a devastating effect on the health and lives of patients.

How We Can Help

When you retain our law firm, our medication error lawyers will work diligently to succeed on your behalf. Working with medical experts such as doctors, nurses and specialists in hospital and clinical operations, we will document how the medication error occurred. We will also place a value on the full amount of your financial losses and pain and suffering, and seek the best possible outcome in settlement negotiations or at trial.

Contact Our Lawyers

For a free consultation about a medication error or medical malpractice case, call the West Virginia personal injury attorneys at Manchin Injury Law Group at (304) 367-1862 or submit an inquiry form.

We represent people throughout West Virginia, including Clarksburg, Morgantown, and Fairmont.