Pharmacists play an important role in healthcare. They are highly trained professionals in the dispensing of medications that could have serious and even fatal consequences if administered incorrectly. It’s a job that someone without the proper education would not be able to do.
Because of this, people place a huge amount of trust in pharmacists. Yet research indicates up to 10% of prescriptions are filled in error. That’s an astounding number. Why does it happen?
In many cases, busy pharmacies allow low-paid, inexperienced technicians to prepare medications, paving the way for pharmacy errors to be made. Then, to compound the matter, pharmacists sometimes fail to check every order.
If you believe a pharmacist or pharmacy acted with negligence when handling [...]