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St. Louis Medication Error Attorneys

File Your Medical Malpractice Claim Today

You depend on your medical care providers to prioritize your health and administer proper medications and treatments. However, it’s an unfortunate fact that medical care staffers are often unable to provide the level of personal attention and care every patient needs. Medication is a regular and important part of treatment, and when overworked and exhausted doctors make prescription errors, it’s the patients who suffer the consequences.

If you’re the victim of a medication error, contact Buchanan, Williams & O’Brien, P.C. to discuss your legal options. If you’re planning to file a medical malpractice claim, it’s imperative you retain legal representation with a thorough knowledge of medications and pharmaceutical practices. Our medical malpractice lawyers are highly experienced, and can work with medical specialists to thoroughly investigate your case.

Call Buchanan, Williams & O’Brien, P.C. at (314) 635-7606 to discuss your claim with our Brentwood-based personal injury attorneys.

Causes of Medication Errors

From the moment your prescription is written, there are many opportunities for an administrative or pharmaceutical mistake to occur. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) estimates that nearly 7,000 deaths are caused by medication errors each year. Most medication errors go unnoticed, and the FDA claims they occur in a many as 1 in 5 patients.

Medication errors can be caused by:

  • Doctors prescribing the wrong medication
  • Doctors prescribing the wrong dosage
  • Miscommunication between doctors and pharmacists
  • Medical staffers failing to recognize drug allergies
  • Pharmacists dispensing the wrong medication
  • Medical personnel failing to properly label drugs

These errors can be easily avoided if medical personnel are attentive to proper precautions and procedures.

Seek Legal Guidance

Over the years, Buchanan, Williams & O’Brien, P.C. has helped many clients secure compensation in medical malpractice cases. With over 95 years of combined legal experience, our lawyers have the skills, resources, and experience to confidently represent even the most difficult claim. Contact our office today to schedule your free consultation.

Our clients are our top priority. If you can’t come to our office, we are more than happy to visit your home or hospital room. We also understand how difficult it is to seek representation during a busy workweek. Because of this, our medical malpractice lawyers are available for evening and weekend appointments.

Our firm works on a contingency fee basis, so you don’t pay until we win your case! Contact Buchanan, Williams & O’Brien, P.C.at (314) 635-7606 to schedule your free consultation.

Our Case Results

We passionately represent every client.
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  • $650 Thousand Medical Malpractice Client
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  • $200 Thousand Car Accident
  • $133 Thousand Slip and Fall at Work
  • $85 Thousand Injured By Assault at Work

Contact Our Firm Today

All of our cases are contingency based - you only pay if we win.
  1. We are willing to travel to you to discuss your case.
  2. We have been practicing personal injury law since 1984.
  3. You can trust us to respond to you and communicate clearly
  4. We are a team of highly awarded trial lawyers.
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