A doctor that undertakes the duty to treat a patient has a duty to diagnose and inform the patient of the diagnosis. Doctors are not infallible and a mistake in diagnosis does not necessarily rise to negligence. You state that his diagnosis was "significant bulge in L - Spine level and could not be fixed. Later he repeated that there was nothing that he could do for you. It appears likely that he has fulfilled his obligation to you. You have now had nearly two years to seek a second opinion and an alternate diagnosis. It does not appear that you have any contrary evidence. The statute of limitation on these types of claims can be very short. If you think you have a case you should certainly seek a medical malpractice attorney in your area sooner rather than later. Just realize that the costs of proceeding can be prohibitive.
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You are aware, of course, that a "PA-C" is not a doctor. It is a physician's assistant who practices under supervision and a special license. It is possible that a more detailed discussion of your MRI findings was not within his training or expertise. Your needs might be better met by obtaining a copy of the MRI report and paying for a consultation with a spine specialist who is a MD. If something can be done for you, it is far more likely that it will be a real doctor that will have the knowledge and expertise to do it.
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Your care givers are responisible to provide a standard of care that is up to a certain professional standard. In this case your caregiver did the right think, which was to refer you elsewhere. As noted, your caregiver is apparently a PA, which means that he or she will not be as familiar with more precise areas of medicine, and will thus not commit to something outside his or her area of expertise.
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