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Philadelphia 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. If this happened to you or a loved one, our Philadelphia medical malpractice attorneys can help you to seek out compensation for the resulting illness or injuries. Ginsburg & Associates Trial Lawyers is prepared to fight for your best interests.

Call (215) 392-6616 today for your free consultation. We serve clients throughout the Philadelphia area, as well as those located in New Jersey.

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 Medications

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.

Drugs that Can Result in Severe Allergic Reactions

Many medicines are meant to fight viruses and infections. When your body overreacts to these drugs, they can attack your system resulting in further harm, or even death. This 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.

Medications with a high risk of allergic reactions include the Sulfa family of drugs:

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

Symptoms of a drug allergy include:

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

The Experience & Knowledge You Need

Drug allergy cases are medical malpractice cases in which the physician, the hospital, and in some cases the drug manufacturer is held liable for the injuries sustained while under their care. You have the right to be paid for the pain and suffering, time lost from work, anxiety, and medical expenses; you may be entitled to punitive damages as well. Ginsburg & Associates Trial Lawyers is prepared to investigate the matter thoroughly, hold the appropriate parties accountable, and work with your insurance company to help you get the compensation you need to cover the cost of your injuries.

If you or a loved one were harmed due to an allergic reaction to drugs, our Philadelphia medical malpractice lawyers are prepared to fight for you. Call us at (215) 392-6616 today to get started.

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