NO, I say never wait if you are concerned about malpractice. Consult certified medical malpractice attorneys and they will let you know if they want you to wait for any reason. He or she will be concerned about the applicable Statute of Limitation first. Then explain the facts and your thoughts on the facts to the lawyer to allow him or her to come up with a sound game plan. Thank you and good luck!
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Like everyone says, a complete review of the records would be needed, as in every medical malpractice case. However, on its face , I think your case bears investigation and merits your time and expense to get the records as soon as possible. There is usually a relatively short Statute of Limitations(SOL) in every state so you need to consult as soon as possible. Two things: most states have a proviso that the SOL starts when you knew or should have known about the malpractice--the doctor's...
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I have had a number of these cases and the case may turn on the papers you signed as so-called "informed consent" forms. They are self serving , of course, for the surgeon, but they do not excuse malpractice. You probably signed forms that talked about scars, and appearance, etc. which will be used as evidence that you knew the risk. That is really never true because no woman would ever have the procedure to end up like some of my clients. I think juries see through those forms and know that...
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