The result of a medication error can have damaging and life altering effects such as causing dementia, dizziness, overdosing, and even death. If a doctor makes a mistake when prescribing a medication or there is a medical mistake due to the medication prescribed, you may have means for a medical malpractice lawsuit. Our experienced Michigan medical malpractice lawyers handle cases for victims of malpractice against doctors, hospitals, and clinics.
A medical error is the sixth primary reason of death in the United States and is completely preventable. According to the American Association for Justice, medical errors kill and seriously injure hundreds of thousands of Americans every year, costing approximately $29 billion. In addition, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement estimates that there are 15 million incidents of medical harm each year, and found that Medicare patients who experienced a patient-safety incident had a one-in-five chance of dying as a result.
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