Q: If Medication Prescribed causes Severe Allergic Reaction & Suffers a Brain Injury from a Fall, Is that Med Malpractice
I was Prescribed A Medication by My Psychiatrist that I Had a Severe Allergic Interaction to Where I Blacked out and Fell Down my Daughters Basement Steps and was Rushed to thee Hospital with Acute Subdural Hematoma and also Had too Additionally have 7 Staples put into my Head I Was Transferred to a Rehabilitation Facility to Do 6 weeks of Physical,Speech and Occupational Therapy.Thee Severe Allergic Interaction of thee Medication Completely Lowered my Electrolyte imbalance to Nothing which is what caused me to Black out.This Psychiatrist was Very Aware of thee Side Effects I was Having from this Medication when I Bought it to His Attention but He Refused to Take me off of it because His explanation was " My Body Needs to Adjust to thee Medication.I Believe that thee Negligence that Revolves around this Incident Should be Bought Against thee Psychiatrist.
A: I would contact a member of the State of Washington Assn for Justice that handles medical malpractice and drug manufacturer liability. They give free consultation. Get a print out from your drug store of your medications taken for the 4 months before the incident. Yes, you know them, but get the printout.
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