If you have been injured due to a chemotherapy mistake, you may be entitled to file an Illinois medical malpractice claim. A Chicago medical malpractice attorney will carefully evaluate your case to determine if you have a valid claim worth pursuing.A chemotherapy mistake can happen for a number of reasons but one of the most common is a medication error. When a doctor or pharmacist is negligent in prescribing, dispensing or administering medication and it results in injuries, they may be held liable.Chemotherapy mistakes that lead to injuries can take place in a hospital or outpatient clinic. A chemotherapy mistake could also be the result of a pharmacy error. No matter what the setting, this type of error can lead to devastating consequences.A chemotherapy mistake that is the result of a medication error could be due to:
- a mix-up with patients;
- an overdose;
- the wrong medication being given;
- an underdose; or
- dangerous interactions with other medication.
Sometimes a chemotherapy mistake that is caused by a medication error is due to a labeling or packaging mistake. An Illinois medical malpractice claim filed after a severe chemotherapy mistake will seek to explore all potential liable parties who may have played a role in the medication error.If you have been injured due to a chemotherapy mistake, you should immediately consult with an experienced Chicago medical malpractice attorney. When to Hire a Chicago Medical Malpractice AttorneyA Chicago medical malpractice attorney at the Law Offices of Barry G. Doyle, P.C. has dealt with similar cases to yours and knows the best course of action for your claim. To improve your chances at a fair settlement and take the burden out of all the paperwork involved in a medical malpractice claim in Illinois, contact us today for a free case evaluation – 312-263-1080.