Mistakes can happen. But sometimes mistakes have severe and permanent consequences.

Patient safety is a relatively recent development in healthcare, emphasizing the reporting, analysis and prevention of medical error and adverse healthcare events. The frequency and magnitude of avoidable adverse events was not well known untill the 1990s, when reports in several countries revealted a staggering number of patient injuries and deaths each year. According to the Journal of the American Medical Association, there are over 100,000 deaths per year in the United States due to adverse effects of medication.

Pharmacy and Pharmacist Negligence is an act or omission by a pharmacist or pharmacy staff member causing injury to the patient or substantial loss of income. Simply put, pharmacy negligence is a form of negligence (by a pharmacist or pharmacy staff member) that causes an injury.

Hoffmeister Doherty & Webb LLC is selective about pharmacy negligence cases and welcomes the opportunity to review your case or the case of someone you know. Please contact HDW to determine what legal options may be available to you. There is no fee unless we collect money for your case.

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