Many people suffer from itchy eyes or sneezing caused by allergies, but for some, allergies can be a deadly threat. This group of people has severe reactions to certain triggers, and if exposed, may experience the symptoms of anaphylaxis.
If you or someone you love has experienced an anaphylactic reaction due to work-related activities, the medical expenses incurred to treat the incident and manage your suffering may be costly. Contact the Morehead City workers’ compensation attorneys of Law Office of Sam Scudder, at (252) 222-0227 to speak to an experienced lawyer about your potential rights to financial restitution.
Common Causes of Anaphylactic Shock
Anaphylaxis can be triggered by many things, but some of the most common include:
- Insect bites/ stings
- Certain medications
Each person reacts to a unique set of allergens and experiences their reaction in different ways. The symptoms of anaphylaxis are generally more severe than other responses and include:
- Hives and rashes across the body
- Intense swelling of the infected area
- Unusual heart palpitations
- A tightening of the chest and lungs
- Swelling of the throat and inability to breathe
If you or someone you love has been the victim of a workplace incident that resulted in anaphylaxis, you may be entitled to workers’ comp benefits to assist you with your accident- or injury-related expenses. Contact the Morehead City workers’ compensation attorneys of Law Office of Sam Scudder, at (252) 222-0227 to speak to a member of our qualified legal team about your rights today.