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Porter & Korvick PA
Pinecrest Professional Building
9655 South Dixie Highway Suite 208
Miami, Florida 33156-5040
Phone: 305-373-5040
Fax: 305-668-9154
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Miami Medication Error Attorneys

Medication errors make up about a quarter of medical malpractice cases. In fact, approximately 7,000 people die each year due to drug overdoses or wrong medications. The most common form of medication error, occurring 41% of the time, is the failure to dispense the proper dosage of the drug. 16% of medication error occurrences involve administering the wrong drug.

Have you or someone you know suffered injuries due to the wrong dosage or wrong medication given by a medical professional? If so, contact our Miami medication error attorneys today!

The Miami medication error attorneys at Porter & Korvick have handled prescription drug error cases involving:

  • too much medication
  • not enough medication
  • improper dosages
  • wrong prescriptions
  • prescribing drugs for which the patient is allergic
  • failure to consider different drug interactions

Statistics released from the National Coordinating Council for Medication Error Reporting and Prevention show that approximately 1.3 million people are injured by medication errors each year. Though everyone can be affected by receiving the wrong medications, people over the age of 60 are at a higher risk because they generally take multiple medications.

It's important to know the signs of medication errors. Some symptoms include:

  • allergic reactions
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • headaches
  • fatigue
  • dizziness
  • incontinence
  • cramping
  • organ failure
  • loss of consciousness
  • stroke
  • hemorrhaging
  • paralysis

Falling victim to a medication error can leave very devastating results on a persons life. Not only could they experience life long injuries, some injuries can be fatal. The Miami medication error attorneys at Porter & Korvick would like to help you and your family receive the compensation you deserve for your injuries caused by the people you trust with your life.

Have you or someone you know suffered injuries due to the wrong dosage or wrong medication given by a medical professional? If so, contact our Miami medication error attorneys today!


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