In what situations do you see the most medication errors?

Waukegan, IL medical malpractice attorney Scott Gibson talks about situations where he sees the most medication errors.

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Transcript:

Medication errors are most typically in pharmacies. Pharmacies will make mistakes like everyone does and oftentimes a pharmacy error won’t really hurt people, they’ll find it or the person will be able to recognize that they were given the wrong medicine, but there are times when the wrong medicine is given to a patient and can cause severe damages, even death, that would be typical. We also have situations where a doctor may give the wrong medication, in other words, the medication itself is okay but it was inappropriate for this particular person, especially if the person is taking other medications at the same time that are contraindicated and that can cause severe injuries also.