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Medication Errors

San Francisco Medication Error Lawyers

Call (888) 831-8448 If You Were Given the Wrong Medication or Dosage in California

When we are under a doctor's care or spending time in a hospital, chances are we will be prescribed medication to help us feel better and improve our condition and health. While today's medications have helped many people recover from conditions that used to be untreatable, the truth is that modern drugs and medications can be very powerful and have devastating consequences if improperly used.

There are a number of measures in place to ensure that the right patient receives the right medication in the right quantity so medication errors should not happen, however, the process is not immune to human error.

The Impact of Medication Mistakes

Medication errors make up about 25% of all medical malpractice cases. If you or a family member has been affected by a medication error, you need to contact a skilled and seasoned attorney as soon as possible. Cases involving medication errors are time sensitive, in addition, witness statements and documentation needs to be gathered quickly. Your case needs to be immediately evaluated and investigated by an aggressive and experienced lawyer from our firm.

A medication error can cause any of a number of complications. Too much or too little of a particular medication can damage organs leading to a need for expensive life-long medical care or even wrongful death. An allergic reaction to an improperly administered medication can lead be a life-threatening matter. Medication errors lead to an estimated 7,000 deaths each year in the United States. Medication errors are very stressful and emotional for victims and their families. Bostwick & Peterson understands what you are experiencing. Our proven firm may be able to help you seek compensation for the harm caused by improper medication.

Enlist Effective Support for Your Case

Medication errors are very serious and affect real families like yours every day. Complications of medication mistakes lead to ever more expensive care, lost income, and possibly life-long treatment. Medication errors can cause overwhelming financial hardship for families.

Our firm is ready to vigorously protect your rights and your future. Our caring and determined attorneys have 80+ years of combined experience helping families through the darkest moments of their lives so that they can move forward toward a brighter tomorrow. We have won over $1 Billion for our clients and we may be able to help you.

We will be with you every step of the way pursuing maximum compensation. Contact us today.


  • Inner Circle of Advocates
    Inner Circle of Advocates

    Invitation-only organization of the top 100 plaintiff trial lawyers in the U.S.

  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers
    International Academy of Trial Lawyers

    Former President of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, limited to the top 500 trial lawyers in the U.S.

  • Super Lawyers 2022
    Super Lawyers 2022

    James S. Bostwick and Erik L. Peterson have been named top-rated medical malpractice attorneys in Northern California.

  • American Board of Trial Advocates
    American Board of Trial Advocates

    Invitation-only group of the nation’s top civil lawyers and judges.

  • American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys
    American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys

    James Bostwick is a nationally certified medical malpractice specialist and founding member.

  • The Best Lawyers in America
    The Best Lawyers in America

    Recognized since its inception in 1983 by this peer-reviewed publication, comprised of the best legal talent in the world.

  • Best Law Firms 2023
    Best Law Firms 2023

    Recognized for professional excellence with impressive ratings from clients and peers.

  • The National Trial Lawyers
    The National Trial Lawyers

    James Bostwick & Erik Peterson are listed in the Top 100 Trial Lawyers.

  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates
    Multi-Million Dollar Advocates

    An exclusive group limited to less than 1% of U.S. attorneys who have won multi-million dollar results.

  • Lawdragon

    James Bostwick inducted into the Hall of Fame and featured among the Top 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers in America.


What Sets Bostwick & Peterson, LLP Apart?

  • More than $1 billion recovered for our clients
  • Since January 2018, the firm has twice broken the California record for the largest medical malpractice settlement
  • James Bostwick was named Trial Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers® in 2012
  • James Bostwick is a Nationally Certified Specialist by the American Board of Professional Liability
  • Included in the list of "Best Lawyers in America" by U.S. News - Best Lawyers® since its inception in 1983
  • James Bostwick received the Trial Lawyers "Presidential Award of Merit"
  • James Bostwick is a member of the Inner Circle of Advocates, limited to the nation’s top 100 plaintiff lawyers
  • Record-setting verdicts and settlements in five states for medical malpractice and motor vehicle accidents
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