Tag Archives: Medication

Rockford Nursing Home Cited for Medication Errors & Patient Fall

Rockford, Illinois – The quarterly report released by the IDPH (Illinois Department of Public Health) in the fall of 2017 revealed that Forest City Rehab & Nursing Center was cited for multiple violations. The nursing facility is located at 321 … Continue reading

Posted in Medical malpractice law | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

FDA Approval of the First Plant-Derived Cannabinoid Prescription Medication

In a landmark approval on June 25th, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Epidiolex® (oral cannabidiol solution) for the treatment of seizures associated with Lennox-Gestaut Syndrome or Dravet Syndrome, in children two years of age and older.  Epidiolex is … Continue reading

Posted in Health Law | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Medication Errors Common in ICU Transfers

A new report by Christiana Care Health System showed that medication errors occurred in 47 percent of ICU Transfers. The study which followed 985 patients at almost 60 different ICUs across the East Coast who were transferred from the ICU … Continue reading

Posted in Injury & Accident Law | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Debate Over a Controversial “Clot-Busting” Stroke Medication

A stroke is essentially a “brain attack” that – like a heart attack – occurs when the blood flow to a portion of the brain is cut off. Strokes are the fifth-leading cause of death in the United States, with … Continue reading

Posted in Medical malpractice law | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

How Often Does Medical Malpractice Occur Because of Medication and Prescription Errors?

Patients injured by prescription drug errors may be able to file medical malpractice claims for their injuries. Read more detail on Recent Products Liability posts –

Posted in Products Liability | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment