Pharmacy-Pharmacist Negligence

What is pharmacy medical malpractice?

Pharmacy malpractice occurs when a pharmacy or pharmacist does not act with the same skill, attention, detail, ability, and caution of a minimally competent pharmacy or pharmacist who practices in the same specialty with the United States.

Pharmacy medical malpractice is negligent services, advice, or treatment.

What is a pharmacy product liability case?

A pharmacy product liability case occurs when a pharmacy sells a drug or prescription that is defective in its labeling

Pharmacy negligence usually happens when a pharmacist improperly:

  • dispenses the wrong drug;
  • labels the prescription or OTC drug with the wrong directions, dose, or name;
  • packages a product with a mistake, or
  • compounds a drug incorrectly.

When a pharmacist’s error injures someone it can result in substantial medical bills, pain, suffering, lost wages and other damages. Call our experienced pharmacy malpractice lawyers to discuss how we can help.

What is required to prove a pharmacy malpractice case?

All pharmacy negligence cases require at least 5 elements: duty, breach, causation, and damages.

  • Duty
    • For example:
  • Breach of the Duty
    • For example:
  • Causation
    • For example: You must prove that the Pharmacy or Pharmacist’s actions caused your specific injuries.
  • Proximate Cause
    • For example:
  • Damages
    • For example: