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Incorrect Medication – Case Study

11:21, 9/3/2020

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Our client approached us after she was incorrectly dispensed the wrong medication following falling ill with tonsillitis.

Shortly after taking the medication she began to feel unwell, experiencing sickness and lethargy. The error was noticed by a nurse who had been called in due to the client’s illness., and it was admitted by the pharmacy that they had selected the wrong medication when preparing this for our client.

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As a result of this negligence, our client experienced over 3 weeks of avoidable pain and suffering. Our solicitors successfully obtained £1,400 in compensation for our client.

Why use Oakwood Solicitors Ltd to pursue your Incorrect Medication claim?

We have a dedicated team of solicitors and paralegals who have many years’ experience between them in running cases of this nature. They are highly trained to deal with all aspects of clinical negligence.

We want to ensure at Oakwood Solicitors Ltd that clients are not overwhelmed by legal jargon, medical terms that they don’t understand and for them to feel the claims procedure is as transparent as possible.

Further Reading

Our guide to Prescription or Medication Errors has more detailed information about such clinical errors.


If you have suffered at the hands of an incident involving incorrect medication, or other pharmaceutical errors, get in touch today for a free initial consultation in complete confidence. Choose one of the methods on the right-hand side of this page, or call us on 0113 200 9787 to find out how we can help you.

Meet the author

Carol Cook joined Oakwood Solicitors in May 2017 to lead the Medical Negligence department. She handles a wide range of Clinical and Dental Negligence claims and has a specialist interest in Birth…

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