Allergic Reaction Injury Lawyers

File a Lawsuit for Recompense after a Severe Allergic Reaction to Prescribed Medication

It is all too common for patients in hospitals to suffer from unnecessary allergic reactions due to medication errors. Many people suffer severe injuries due to drug allergies or misdiagnosis. This can happen to patients who are seeing doctors at hospitals, at private offices, at clinics, and at nursing homes.

Negligence by Doctors

Patients often alert medical staff regarding their allergies reactions to food and medication before taking any treatment or rely on the professionals to diligently review their medical history and patient file. Due to negligence by doctors and staff they are prescribed or administered drugs to which they are allergic causing severe and uncomfortable reactions.

Defective Medicines

Sometimes, the medicines that are prescribed are from a bad batch. In such instances, the drug manufacturer is also liable to pay damages. If you or a loved one has been injured due to medical malpractice related to a drug allergy, it is important to hire an allergic reaction injury lawyers to fight for your rights to compensation.

Common Drugs Causing Severe Allergic Reactions

A lot of medicines are meant to fight viruses and infections. When your body overreacts to these drugs they can attack your system and even cause death. The hypersensitivity to a drug is called an allergic reaction. More than 6,875 people die each year due to severe allergic reactions. Penicillin tops the list of such drugs, and a lot of patients suffer allergic reactions to medications.

Other highly allergic medications include the Sulfa family of drugs;

  • Codeine
  • Morphine
  • NSAIDs
  • Aspirin
  • Carbamazepine
  • Phenytoin
  • Tetracycline

Sometimes, mistakes at hospitals and pharmacies lead the patients to receive wrong prescription drugs. This causes pain and suffering for the patient and in some cases even death.

If you or a loved one has any of the following symptoms of drug allergy, contact us without delay;

  • High fever
  • Hives, blisters, itching, or rashes
  • Organ failure
  • Kidney Inflammation
  • Swollen lymph nodes
  • Breathing problems
  • Anaphylaxis

Compensation Rights & Liability of A Physician, Hospital or Manufacturer

Drug allergy cases are medical malpractice cases where the physician, the hospital, and in some cases the drug manufacturer is held liable to pay you damages caused due to injuries. You have the right to be paid for the pain and suffering, time lost from work, anxiety, and medical expenses. You may also be entitled to punitive damages as well. Ginsburg and Associates will investigate the matter, hold the parties responsible, deal with your insurance company, and the insurer of the other party/parties, to get the best possible compensation for you.

If you or a loved one has suffered or even died from drug allergic reactions, contact Ginsburg & Associates for a Free Consultation. Our allergic reaction injury lawyers will aggressively pursue all possible remedies and compensation available through civil courts. To contact us call 215-564-4400 or you can email us at info@ginsburg-law.com. If you have had allergic reactions that could be a a potential case for us to look at now, complete our Case Information Form.

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