Most of us trust our healthcare professionals. We usually expect them to provide service that is at least competent. As doctors say, “First, do no harm.” But when prescription drug injuries shatter that trust, you might have a hard time believing it’s anything more than an accident.
Every year, people are hurt by the medications intended to help them. And there are several reasons for this, including:
Some medication mistakes don’t harm the patient. But an estimated 250,000 people die from medical errors every year in the United States, and some of those deaths are from prescription drug injuries.
If you think you have suffered prescription drug injuries, talk with an experienced attorney as soon as possible. You may be entitled to compensation from one or more of the following parties:
Make sure you protect your rights as you recover from your injuries.
This step may be more challenging than you realize. Usually, you and your personal injury lawyer will review your case before acting.
The evidence you gather will need to prove the following elements:
After reviewing the evidence, you and your attorney might approach the responsible parties to ask for compensation. You may need to file a lawsuit to get the compensation you deserve. However, your attorney will discuss your options as you move ahead.
If you have been hurt because of someone else’s negligence, you need help from top-rated, hard-working representation. At Shapiro|Delgado, our attorneys put their injury law experience to work for you. And we handle cases on a contingency basis, which means we don’t get paid unless you do.
We represent clients throughout Florida, including Sarasota, Bradenton, Tampa, Saint Petersburg, Pinellas County, and surrounding communities.
To set up a free personal consultation, call 941-954-4000 or use our convenient online contact form.
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