Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS) Lawyers in Pittsburgh, PA

Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS), also known as erythema multiforme, is a serious skin disorder that results from an allergic reaction or infection. Worst of all, your SJS may have been caused by a drug you thought would help you. If you were diagnosed with SJS, contact the Pennsylvania law firm of Edgar Snyder & Associates right away for a free legal consultation. You may have a dangerous drug case.

And here's the second thing you should keep in mind: It's not your job to figure out if you have an employment law claim.

That's where employment lawyers come in.

  1. They know the ins and outs of the law.
  2. They can determine if you have a case.
  3. They navigate the complexities of employment law for you, so you can work together to make the best possible decisions.

Labor and employment laws vary from state to state, so it is important to have an experienced employment attorney on your side when taking legal action against an employer. Federal and state employment laws can be particularly complicated, and an experienced employment attorney can navigate this process for you. The attorneys at Edgar Snyder & Associates can answer any questions you may have regarding your case and will work to get you the best results possible.

If you think that you could have a claim, that's the time to get in touch with an experienced employment lawyer. Waiting to get legal advice can drastically reduce your options.

Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS), also known as erythema multiforme, is a serious skin disorder that results from an allergic reaction or infection. Worst of all, your SJS may have been caused by a drug you thought would help you. If you were diagnosed with SJS, contact the Pennsylvania law firm of Edgar Snyder & Associates right away for a free legal consultation. You may have a dangerous drug case.

And here's the second thing you should keep in mind: It's not your job to figure out if you have an employment law claim.

That's where employment lawyers come in.

  1. They know the ins and outs of the law.
  2. They can determine if you have a case.
  3. They navigate the complexities of employment law for you, so you can work together to make the best possible decisions.

Labor and employment laws vary from state to state, so it is important to have an experienced employment attorney on your side when taking legal action against an employer. Federal and state employment laws can be particularly complicated, and an experienced employment attorney can navigate this process for you. The attorneys at Edgar Snyder & Associates can answer any questions you may have regarding your case and will work to get you the best results possible.

If you think that you could have a claim, that's the time to get in touch with an experienced employment lawyer. Waiting to get legal advice can drastically reduce your options.

What to Do Next

We understand you're frustrated and feel helpless. We can't erase what happened to you, but the attorneys at Edgar Snyder & Associates can fight to get you the money you deserve for your medical bills, pain and suffering.

Stevens-johnson Syndrome Cases: Proceed With Caution

If you have any of the following symptoms, you may have Stevens-Johnson Syndrome:

  • Fever
  • Sore throat
  • Fatigue
  • Ulcers and other lesions
  • Conjunctivitis of the eyes
  • Rash
  • Itching
  • Joint aches
  • Dry, itchy, or burning eyes

If you are experiencing symptoms of SJS, call a doctor or go to the emergency room right away – especially if the rash or lesions cover a large area on your body. Then, contact Edgar Snyder & Associates to find out if you have a case.

Drugs known to cause Stevens-Johnson Syndrome include:

  • Allopurinol – Zyloprim, Allohexal, Allosig, Milurit, Zyloric
  • Diclofenac – Voltaren, Cataflam, Arthrotec, Cambia, Deflamat, Votrex, Zolterol
  • Sitagliptin – Januvia
  • Oseltamivir – Tamiflu
  • Penicillins
  • Barbiturates
  • Sulfonamides (Sulfa Drugs) – Sumatriptan(Imitrex), Celecoxib, Mafenide
  • Phenytoin – Dilantin, Phenytek, Eptoin
  • Azithromycin - Zithromax
  • Modafinil – Provigil, Alertec, Modavigil, Carim, Vigia
  • Lamotrigine – Lamictal
  • Nevirapine – Viramune
  • Ibuprofen – Advil, Nurofen, Nuprin
  • Ethosuximide – Emeside, Zarontin
  • Carbamazepine – Biston, Carbatrol, Epitol, Tegretol
  • Ciprofloxacin/Levofloxacin/Gemifloxacin – Ciloxan, Ciflox, Ciproxin, Proquin, Levaquin, Tavanic, Factive
  • Tetracycline – Sumycin, Terramycin, Panmycin
  • Amoxicillin/Ampicillin
  • Isotretinoin – Accutane
  • Vancomycin – Vancocin

While anyone can be diagnosed with SJS, it is more common in children and people of Asian or African-American descent. Some forms of the condition are more serious than others. Unfortunately, severe cases tend to be caused by medications, like the ones listed above.

Info To Gather To Help Us Evaluate Your Claim

Before we meet, please try gathering the following information to assist in our evaluation of your claim:  

  1. A complete list of prescriptions that you are taking.
  2. Any medical reporting from health care visits.
  3. Your medical insurance policy.
  4. All correspondence you’ve received from your insurance company. 
  5. Medical bills.

What You Can Expect From Our First Meeting

Our friendly and compassionate attorneys are ready to answer your questions and ask several of their own. This will help us to see if you have a case. Don’t worry about being a legal expert going into this meeting. That’s our job.

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Since 1982, our highly rated law firm has helped hundreds of people who have suffered serious side effects from a medication that was supposed to help them – but instead it harmed them. When you hire us, our goal is to give you peace of mind, so you can focus on more important things – like your health. We fight to get you the money you need to pay your medical bills and try to get your life back to normal.

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