After a patient receives a prescription from a doctor, he/she will take the prescription to their pharmacy to have it filled with the expectation of receiving the medication listed on the prescription. Sadly though, many people leave their pharmacies with the wrong drug in hand. All too often, people receive the wrong prescriptions from their doctors. This usually occurs when the doctor does not write the prescription clearly or when pharmacies or pharmacists do not exercise enough caution when filling a prescription. When this happens, the only person that suffers is the one taking the medication. And, when a person takes the wrong drug the end result could be lethal.

Prescription errors on part of a doctor or pharmacy, such as receiving the wrong drug, can have catastrophic effects. People who consume the wrong drug are at great risk for serious internal injuries, permanent side effects, and even wrongful death. For this reason, doctors, pharmacies and pharmacists should always exercise great care when writing or filling prescriptions and administering a drug to a consumer. Along the same lines, patients need to be particularly cautious when having their prescriptions filled and taking the medications prescribed to them. Even the smallest doctor medication mistake or hospital medication mistake could quickly lead to severe harm. If this was the case for you, then you should not hesitate to contact a medication error attorney as soon as possible. You will need a Tampa wrong prescription drug medicine lawyer to address the issues of your case, and the sooner you have legal representation on your side, the better your chances of recovery will be.

If you have been seriously injured due to a medication error such as receiving the wrong drug and the error was made by a doctor, hospital, pharmacist or pharmacy, it is in your best interest to speak with a qualified prescription error attorney as soon as possible. In some cases, you may be entitled to monetary compensation for your serious injuries.If a prescription error has led to your personal injury or illness, then you need to take the time to meet with an aggressive lawyer. You will want to work with an attorney who has extensive pharmaceutical liability experience. Finding a legal professional that possesses the vast resources you will need to build a strong case against the doctor, pharmacy or hospital responsible for your harm will be imperative to the outcome of your case. Your Tampa wrong drug attorney should always be on your side and they should have a thorough understanding of pharmacology and the adverse side effects that a prescription error can have on a person’s life.

The Distasio Law Firm Difference

How do you know if you have hired the best wrong prescription drug lawyer in Tampa? The simplest way to know is to find a lawyer that has all the below characteristics.

Knowledge and Experience Handling Incorrect Prescription Cases

Your lawyer should not only know prescription drugs & Florida pharmacy law. That lawyer should also have years of experience handling wrong prescription cases. Scott Distasio has been handling these cases for over 27 years. His years of experience investigating, negotiating, settling, filing lawsuits, taking depositions, and going to trial will absolutely make a difference in your case.

Independent Verification of the Lawyers Ability

All attorneys claim they know what they are doing. Their marketing materials may also be persuasive. But you will only know the truth about that lawyer if the lawyer is rated by respected independent non-biased rating systems. Scott Distasio has an “AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell law Directory. This is the highest rating an attorney can receive for both ability and ethics. Scott Distasio is also Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Trial law. To achieve this accomplishment a lawyer must have tried a minimum number of cases to a jury and pass a competency exam. Less than 1% of all Florida lawyers are Board Certified.

Willingness and Ability to Go to Trial

Not all personal injury cases go to trial. The truth is most cases settle. But if your case does need to go to trial it’s important to hire a law firm that has the experience, resources and ability to try your case. Scott Distasio is a board certified civil trial lawyer. This gives him the right to call himself an expert trial lawyer.

A Tampa Wrong Prescription Drug Medicine Attorney Can Help

At Distasio Law Firm you will find committed, unyielding prescription error defense for areas throughout the state of Florida. At our offices, we work hard to make sure that everything possible is done to help you obtain maximum recover for the serious injuries that resulted from a medication error such as a wrong prescription. We are a compassionate team that strives to provide each and every one of our clients with legal services that are both dependable and affordable.

If you are suffering from a wrong drug prescription then you owe it to yourself to contact a Tampa wrong prescription drug medicine lawyer from our firm.


Our main office is here in Downtown Tampa, Florida in the Channelside neighborhood. Office in Wesley Chapel and Largo are available by appointment only.

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