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To legitimately claim malpractice against a pharmacist he or she must have acted in a grossly negligent manner.
Prescription medications save lives by curing illnesses, treating chronic conditions, and supporting life. When a pharmacy error causes serious harm or death, loved ones often wonder if they’re entitled to file a lawsuit to seek financial compensation.
Florida’s medical malpractice statute does not designate pharmacists as practitioners like it does for doctors and nurses meaning they have a different set of state rules and duties. Florida’s courts have held pharmacies responsible for damages related to:
To legitimately claim malpractice against a pharmacist he or she must have acted in a grossly negligent manner. A personal injury attorney specializing in pharmacy mistake injuries in Stuart FL can help determine if you have a case that meets the legal threshold.
Under Florida law, pharmacists owe their customers “a duty to possess and exercise” a reasonable degree of skill, knowledge, and care. Fortunately, today’s technology has provided greater safeguards at the pharmacy but risks still exist and mistakes still occur.
If you believe you or a loved one have a pharmacy malpractice claim, our Stuart FL firm is here to help. Contact the Law Office of Gloria Seidule today for a free consultation.