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Medication Mistakes

Medication Mistakes

Seeking Compensation From Negligent Medical Providers

Doctors, pharmacists, psychiatrists, and any other medical professional who interacts with medications to some extent must be extremely careful whenever giving a patient a medication. Failing to act with due care and providing a patient with a dangerous medication can cause serious harm. At such a point, the patient may seek compensation through a medical malpractice claim.

At Sam C. Mitchell & Associates, our Illinois medication error attorneys have been proudly representing wrongfully injured and mistreated patients for over 50 years. All of our lawyers collectively have more than a century of legal experience taking on challenging cases and claims on behalf of our clients. We have earned a reputation for success, and it is one we fight hard to maintain whenever we are called to action by a client in need.

People trust us with their medication mistake claims because:

  • We have managed more than 3,700 cases and claims.
  • We have recovered more than $100 million for our clients.
  • We don’t charge a cent unless we win.
  • We offer FREE initial case evaluations to inquiring parties.

Find out how we can help you with your case by calling (618) 505-1660 now.

What Types of Medication Errors Are There?

Any sort of mistake when handling or prescribing a medication can constitute a serious medication error. The key is that the mistake ends up causing actual harm to you, the patient. If that happens, then you should call (618) 505-1660 and talk to our law firm in Illinois to learn more about your situation and your rights.

Medication mistakes we have commonly seen throughout our years of practice include:

  • Failing to prescribe the right medication
  • Failing to acknowledge patient’s allergies
  • Prescribing the wrong dosage of a medication
  • Mixing up prescriptions at a pharmacy
  • Failing to disclose all side effects of a medication
  • Failing to attempt safer alternatives first

You are owed safe care from your doctors and other medical providers whenever you go to see them. This extends to everything they do, including writing and providing prescriptions. Any dip in that owed duty of care can be dangerous, and should be met with legal action to stop it from happening again in the future.

Call (618) 505-1660 & Speak with Our Team

Who can you turn to when you have suffered a serious injury or illness due to a medication mistake? Know that Sam C. Mitchell & Associates always has an open ear for our clients in need. During a no-cost initial consultation, you can tell us what happened, and we can tell you how we can help you seek compensation and justice. It is our passion to make certain our clients are comfortable and confident as their case progresses. It is our mission to secure the most compensation possible, for each and every claim.

Contact us at your first opportunity to begin your medication mistakes claim. Our firm offers free consultations.

Why You Can Trust Us

The Right Firm Can Make the Difference
  • Free Initial Case Evaluations
  • You Pay Nothing Unless We Win
  • Over 3,700 Cases Handled
  • Committed to Integrity Above All Else
  • Over $200 Million Recovered for Our Clients
  • Over a Century of Combined Legal Experience

Case Results

Over $200 Million Recovered for Our Clients
  • Burn Victim $24,000,000

    House explosion involving a gas leak causing serious and permanent injuries to the occupants.

  • Auto Accident $9,000,000

    Auto accident involving permanent injury to a mother and her unborn child.

  • Trucking Accident $2,500,000

    Trucking accident which results in permanent injury to the client.

  • Auto Accident $2,500,000

    JURY TRIAL VERDICT - A box truck pulled out in front of our client’s vehicle, resulting in a T-bone crash. Our client sustained serious injuries to his neck and left shoulder.

  • Slip & Fall $1,050,000

    Woman slipped and fell over a parking block at a local restaurant in Nashville, IL. She was left with a broken hip and a long recovery.

  • Auto Accident 920,000

    A man was sheading south on RT 45 in Saline County when TT slowed to make a turn and was rear-ended. Our client suffered injuries to his neck and shoulders. Justice was served for our client.

  • Auto Accident $875,000

    Client was stopped at a red light in O'Fallon when another vehicle failed to stop rear-ending our client. He sustained injuries to his neck, low back and leg.

  • Auto Accident $750,000

    JURY TRIAL VERDICT - Jury verdict in favor of our client who was injured in an intersection crash in Herrin, IL. Before the trial, the defendant’s insurance company withdrew all settlement offers and offered our client $0. Justice was served with a trial verdict of $750,000.

  • Pedestrian Accident $650,000

    Client was struck on the head by a tree branch being cut by the defendant, leaving our client unconscious. He suffered a severe brain injury as a result.

  • Auto Accident $600,000

    A woman was violently rear-ended in Marion, IL and sustained injuries to both of her knees from striking the dashboard and an injury to her foot.


Client Testimonials

Hear From People We've Helped
  • “The sincerity that he showed is what separates Mr. Dihle from others I have interacted with. I would certainly recommend him to anyone looking for a sharp, knowledgeable lawyer who gets the best for his client.”

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  • “Sam C. Mitchell & Associates handled my case fairly and professionally I was able to put the worry of the legalities and paperwork aside and focus on my rehabilitation after my accident.”

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  • “My wife and I hired Mr. Dihle in an accident claim. He has proved very well versed in the law concerning the claim. He and his aid we're always pleasant and helpful in explaining what could and could not be done.”

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  • “Bill explained everything to me and kept me notified of how my case was preceding. Attorney Bill Alexander was very friendly and made my very comfortable.”

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  • “They fight for their clients and their rights with passion. Their competitive nature gives them an advantage no one can compare to. On top of all of this, they give back.”

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