Did You Suffer Complications Because Of A Medication Error?
In hospitals, patients tend to take the medications nurses give them. Few people would imagine hospital staff would give them the wrong drug or the wrong dose of a drug. Unfortunately, medication errors in hospitals cause more than 6,000 deaths each year.
If you have been injured or a family member has died due to a medication error at an Iowa hospital, turn to the lawyers at Hixson & Brown, P.C. We are a medical malpractice law firm dedicated to representing families who have suffered losses due to doctor and hospital errors. Our Iowa medication error attorneys have more than 60 years of combined experience litigating complex medical negligence cases and fighting for fair compensation for our clients.
Examples Of Medical Errors In Hospitals
Medication errors are the most common type of medical error in hospitals. Examples of medication errors include:
- Prescribing the wrong medicine
- Prescribing the wrong dose of a drug
- Giving a patient another patient’s medication
- Prescribing medication a patient is allergic to
- Prescribing medication that is dangerous when used with other drugs the patient is taking
- Infections caused by intravenous administration of drugs
If you or a loved one has suffered serious side effects from hospital drugs, the attorneys of Hixson & Brown, P.C., will be your advocate through every step of the legal process. We know how to build a strong case of negligence against the hospital that caused your loss. We will work hard to obtain the money you need to cover your medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, or other damages.
Free Initial Consultation With Our Des Moines Medication Mistake Attorneys
To schedule a free initial consultation about your medication error injury case, call the West Des Moines office of Hixson & Brown, P.C., at 515-650-4531 or toll free at 800-229-9854. You can also reach us via our online contact form.