Medication Mistakes To Michigan Nursing Home Residents

Buckfire & Buckfire P.C contain the most experienced Michigan medical mistakes attorneys.  We represent patients and their families for injuries suffered from medication mistakes while in a Michigan assisted living facility or nursing home. Often, these medication mistakes anderros result in serious injuries or even death to the patient.

About 1.5 million preventable adverse drug mistakes occur every year in the United States.  Often these medical mistakes resulted in permanent injury of even death.  Many studies state that the majority of medication mistakes are the result of mistakes made by nurses or physicians.

The National Coordinating Council for Medication Error Reporting and Prevention (NCC MERP) defines a medication mistake as: “A medication error is any preventable event that may cause or lead to inappropriate medication use or patient harm while the medication is in the control of the health care professional, patient, or consumer. Such events may be related to professional practice, health care products, procedures, and systems, including prescribing; order communication; product labeling, packaging, and nomenclature; compounding; dispensing; distribution; administration; education; monitoring; and use.”

The classification of Medical Mistakes

Below are the common classification of medical errors and mistakes.

  • A: circumstances exist for potential errors to occur
  • B: an error occurred but did not reach the patient
  • C: error reached the patient but did not cause harm
  • D: patient monitoring required to determine lack of harm
  • E: error caused temporary harm and some intervention
  • F: temporary harm with initial or prolonged hospitalization
  • G: error resulted in permanent patient harm
  • H: error required intervention to sustain the patient’s life
  • I: error contributed to the patient’s death

Michigan Medication Mistake Lawyer No Fee Promise

Our Michigan medication mistake lawyers will represent you in your Michigan assisted living injury case under our NO FEE PROMISE. This means that you will not be charged any legal fees whatsoever unless we obtain a settlement or recovery for you. You have absolutely no obligation for legal fees unless we win your case. If we do not obtain a settlement for you, you owe us nothing!

Our Michigan Medication Mistake Attorney Will Fight For You!

Our experienced Michigan nursing home neglect attorneys handle cases against facilities for medication mistakes on behalf of injured resident, or family member who has lost a loved one due to a medication mistake or error.  For more information on your legal rights after medication mistakes in Michigan nursing home, call our experienced expert attorneys at Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. now at (800) 606-1717.

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