My child was med flown to Vanderbilt and diagnosed with severe TBI. I have an attorney for the auto accident. While at Vanderbilt, they waited until her ICP was in the 40's before opening her skull to relieve the pressure. She had a massive stroke due to damage to her internal arteries and they told me they would not repair them because she could not survive her injuries. She did and she is paralyzed and blind at 16. They repaired her skull fractures and left a suture poking in her eye and she bled profusely from it and had to have the eye sewn shut. The eye was not properly maintained and the cornea is permanently scarred from the injury. I had a surgeon operate on my child that did not talk to me and was late added to the permit and my child had to have an additional CT. Advice?
Medical malpractice occurs when a medical professional's negligence causes injury to a patient. Incorrect actions and inaction can both be forms of negligence.
Pain and suffering refers to physical and mental trauma caused by an injury, and is often a significant component of non-economic damages.
by attorney Christopher Zachar