4/11- a nurse tripped over my wheelchair while entering my room as i sat in my bed at a sub-acute causing me multiple severe strains,and soft tissue injuries according to the local e.r. i was taken to shortly there afterwards... 5/11- transported by e.m.s. from the sub-acute to another local e.r. for x-rays and while there,given a large dose of morphine failing to notice that i had several fentanal patches on my chest,making me lose consciousness lasting approx.22hrs. i still have pain,numbness and tingling in multiple extremities and nightmares...
the e.r.risk management office where i was overdosed offered to buy me dinner as compensation... should i accept?!
Car / Auto Accident Lawyer
It sounds like from your facts that you may possibly have a mal practice case. I would contact a local malpractice / personal injury attorney before you accept any dinner or compensation from the party that you claim injured you.
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Personal Injury Lawyer
Before accepting the dinner invitation determine if you have a case by retaining an attorney who can investigate the events mentioned. Many attorneys offer free consultations. You can search for an attorney in your area right here on avvo.
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Personal Injury Lawyer
You need to talk to a local malpractice attorney before getting your free dinner. Look right here at www.avvo.com
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Nursing Home Abuse / Neglect Lawyer
You very well may have a malpractice case, the question is are your damages sufficient to justify the costs and your time and risks to you for defense costs, etc.
I would find a local attorney through AVVO for a review of your case
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Personal Injury Lawyer
There is no free lunch. Call Abbott Brown in West Orange and tell him I suggested you call. Good luck.
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