There’s an article on News 5 Cleveland that discusses how Ohio has recently introduced reporting requirements for pharmacies that make prescription errors that lead to patient harm or death.
We’re glad to see states like Ohio taking the lead in order to provide better protection to consumers. Pharmacies and pharmacists should be held accountable for these errors.
The article states that these new laws were implemented because “earlier this year prescription errors resulted in the deaths of at least two patients and harmed 31 others over the last four years.”
From our experience the number of prescription errors that occur on a daily basis are exponentially higher than anyone knows. We would like to see all states follow the lead of Ohio and make regulations that require pharmacies to report these errors.
Fortunately, if you have been a victim of a prescription error you have the legal right to pursue a claim against the pharmacy. Our firm handles numerous prescription error claims each month.
If you or a loved one was the victim of a prescription error claim call us anytime for a free consultation at 1-866-764-6060.