Pharmacy Negligence Claims

Suffering from pharmacy negligence is not something any of us want to experience. But if it has happened to you, we could help you make a compensation claim.


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What is pharmacy negligence?

If you have suffered harm as a result of a pharmacy or pharmacist acting negligently, you could make a medical negligence claim for compensation.

Pharmacy negligence can include:

  • Being given the wrong drug
  • Being given the wrong dosage of a prescribed drug
  • Misreading prescriptions and providing the wrong medication
  • Giving patients the wrong information on how often to take medication
  • Not storing medication correctly

If you are not made aware of the error, you could end up taking the wrong medication. This could have consequences ranging from nausea to anaphylactic shock to kidney damage and even death.

Why should I make a pharmacy negligence claim?

If you’ve suffered from pharmacy negligence and experienced illness or injury as a result, you are entitled to compensation for your pain and suffering. This could help you pay for the necessary treatment you may need after taking the incorrect medication.

You may have had to take time off work to recover from the illness caused by pharmacy negligence. This could lead to a loss of earnings, which could have serious financial consequences for you. Making a claim can help you recover these losses.

Is there a time limit for making a pharmacy negligence claim?

In most cases of medical negligence, you will have three years to make a claim. However, there are some exceptions to the rule so it’s a good idea to get in touch with us for a free initial consultation.

For example, children have three years from their 18th birthday to make a claim. Meanwhile, if you’re claiming on behalf of someone who lacks the mental capacity to claim for themselves, you won’t face a deadline unless they recover capacity.

How much compensation will I receive?

Every case of pharmacy negligence is different. This means it’s difficult to say exactly what you might receive in compensation without discussing your situation with you. However, for a rough idea, just visit our compensation calculator.

If you’ve suffered severe kidney damage to both kidneys, you could see compensation of up to £184,460 awarded.

I think I have a pharmacy negligence claim – what should I do?

The first thing you should do is ensure you find the right treatment. Your health should be your priority, so don’t neglect to seek out any treatment you need.

After doing so, you should contact First4Lawyers. We are here to help you make a claim for pharmacy negligence, letting you focus on your recovery.

To speak to our friendly and understanding claims advisors, just give us a call, request a call back or start your claim online.


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