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Dangerous Allergic Reactions Caused by Medical Care

Many people go to hospitals, both when experiencing emergency situations and for regular procedures. While seeking such treatment, it’s important that a hospital staff knows how medications interact and a patient’s medical history, otherwise they may cause a patient to suffer from a severe allergic reaction due to their negligence. Whenever a medical professional causes a patient to have an allergic reaction that could have been prevented, that party may be held legally responsible for the ensuing repercussions.

Common Problems

There are many allergic reactions that might affect a person seeking medical treatment at a hospital; however, those that may cause more serious side effects for the affect patient include:

  • Latex allergies
  • Penicillin allergies
  • Allergies related to medications

A patient suffering from an allergic reaction in a hospital might have to face significant physical issues, and may even have to deal with a life-threatening situation. If this situation arises because of hospital negligence, then a patient might be eligible to receive financial compensation from the party responsible for causing the reaction.

Contact Us

If you or someone you care about has suffered from a serious allergic reaction after receiving treatment in a hospital, then that hospital might actually be held responsible for the harm you’ve suffered. In order to learn more about the potential legal actions that you might be able to pursue against a negligent or reckless hospital staff, call 800-242-2874 today. A lawyer from Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. can explore your legal options with you.