Patients can suffer great harm when medical professionals or medical facilities commit prescription-related negligence. No patient should have to suffer harm because of medical negligence. Thus, it is very important for medical professionals and medical facilities to act properly when it comes to giving prescriptions to patients.
Recently, a case has arisen in Texas involving allegations of medical negligence. The case involves a woman who reportedly received care at a medical center in Texas in 2009. The woman alleges that she received negligent care related to a prescription and that this prescription-related negligence resulted in her suffering a variety of harms.
According to the Ultimate Cy-Fair article which reported this story, the woman has recently brought a medical malpractice lawsuit in Texas in connection to these allegations. Reportedly, a Texas doctor and the above-mentioned medical center have been named as defendants in this lawsuit. The Ultimate Cy-Fair article mentioned above did not mention what specific relief the woman is seeking in her lawsuit. One wonders what will ultimately happen in this case.
As the allegations in this case demonstrate, it can be very harmful when medical professionals and/or medical facilities commit negligence in relation to prescriptions. No patient should have to be subjected to prescription-related negligence. Thus, one hopes that medical professionals and medical facilities make sure to avoid acting negligently in relation to prescriptions. One also hopes that medical professionals and medical facilities are held accountable when they fail to act properly when it comes to giving a prescription to a patient.
Source: Ultimate Cy-Fair, “Cy-Fair physician, Spring Valley clinic blamed for seizures, memory loss,” Glenna Herald, Nov. 17, 2011