You may want to discuss this with a local personal injury attorney. Gather up all of your sons medical records and bring them to your consultation. The attorney will likely select an expert to review the records to determine if your doctors exercised the appropriate standard of care. I am sorry you are going through this, best of luck.
If the urgent care breached its standard of care, and it sounds like it possibly did, then you may have a potential medical malpractice case. These cases are very expensive though, so the issue is going to be whether the damages are high enough to justify such a lawsuit. With all of the "tort reform" in North Carolina, litigating medical malpractice cases is difficult. If you would like a referral to a medical malpractice firm or two around the Durham area, you're welcome to give me a call.
T. Shawn Howard
Maginnis Law, PLLC
The information provided should not be considered legal advice and does not create an attorney client relationship. I am not licensed to practice in any State other than North Carolina. The results of your case will depend on the presentation of evidence, the law and other factors that may change depending on an in depth analysis of the facts of the case. Please see an attorney before making legal decisions.
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