Hyattsville, MD asked in Medical Malpractice for Maryland

Q: If a pharmacy filled my prescription by gave me the wrong medicine and it made me sick,

could I sue the issuing pharmacist for medical malpractice?

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Vadim A. Mzhen
Vadim A. Mzhen
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  • Medical Malpractice Lawyer
  • Owings Mills, MD
  • Licensed in Maryland

A: I would need to know more facts, but on its face, it appears that the pharmacy committed an error for which you are entitled to receive compensation to the extent that you were harmed by taking the medication that was incorrectly dispensed to you.

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
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  • Medical Malpractice Lawyer
  • Wyomissing, PA
  • Licensed in Maryland

A: You would have a claim if you can show what was prescribed and what you were given. Save all containers, bag it came in, package insert, receipt. Contact a member of the Md. Trial Lawyers Assn who handles malpractice cases--they give free consults.

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
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  • Medical Malpractice Lawyer
  • Wyomissing, PA
  • Licensed in Maryland

A: Sorry, Md. Assn for Justice member is who you need.

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