The issue is whether the fill in doctor violated the standard of care in prescribing these meds to you under the circumstances. The records will need to be reviewed and medical research performed concerning the protocol for someone presenting with your symptoms. You should promptly obtain all of your medical records and contact a malpractice attorney.
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If an individual suffered an allergic reaction after being administered a medication that he had knowledge of being allergic to, a medical negligence case can possibly be pursued. The only way to know if there was malpractice is to retain a local med mal lawyer who can order the medical records and send them to an expert to review to ascertain whether there was a breach of the standard of care.
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Your records will have to be reviewed by a malpractice attorney to see if there has been a violation of the standard of care. Contact a local malpractice attorney at once for a consultation.
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