Georgia Pharmaceutical Injury Attorneys

Prescription Errors, Pharmacist Malpractice, and Defective Drugs 

Pharmaceutical errors resulting in injury or death can arise from many scenarios. A pharmacist may make an error in filling a prescription, you may suffer an adverse reaction from a prescription error, you may be given the wrong dosage of a medication, or you may have been prescribed a defective or dangerous drug. In all of these scenarios, negligence may be to blame for your injuries. 

At Dermer Appel Ruder LLC, we proudly represent clients from across the State of Georgia who have been harmed due to pharmacist malpractice or negligence. Though these cases can be complex, involving multiple individuals, insurance companies, and even large drug manufacturers, our attorneys can leverage their decades of experience to seek the maximum compensation for your claim. 

We are committed to fighting for you. Call our Georgia pharmaceutical injury attorneys at (404) 620-2224 to discuss your situation.

Common Causes of Pharmaceutical Injuries

Prescription drugs are highly regulated due to the risks of misuse and abuse when not taken as prescribed. However, pharmacies or individuals may act negligently when dealing with these potentially harmful medications. Whether due to carelessness or to boost their own profits, this negligence can cause serious injury or death to an unsuspecting patient who put their trust in a pharmacist who breached their standard of care.   

Generally, pharmaceutical malpractice cases include: 

  • Incorrectly prescribed medications, such as when a pharmacist accidentally delivers the wrong medicine or dosage, a medical professional misdiagnosis a condition and prescribes an unnecessary medication to treat that misdiagnosis, or a medication is prescribed for an off-label use.  
  • Incorrectly filled prescriptions due to pharmacist negligence. His can include dispensing an incorrect drug, dispensing the wrong dose, or not providing instruction to the patient on how to correctly administer the medication.  
  • Prescribing dangerous or defective drugs that have serious side effects, have not been properly tested, do not come with sufficient warnings, or have been improperly marketed. This category of drugs includes those that have been recalled or are currently under investigation.  

If you’ve been injured due to the negligent actions of a pharmacist, Dermer Appel Ruder LLC can help you seek the full and fair compensation you need to recover. Contact us today to schedule your initial consultation. 


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