I am sorry to learn of the loss of your mother. The question of whether or not you have a viable medical malpractice lawsuit depends on what an expert physician says after review of the medical records. I suggest that you contact a qualified medical malpractice attorney to help evaluate your case.
Medical malpractice cases are complex and I believe that clients are best served by contacting an experienced medical malpractice attorney. After all, results matter! You are welcome to contact me at 281-580-8800 or www.painterfirm.com. This Avvo comment does not create an attorney-client relationship and is for informational purposes only.
Yours is a medical question, not a legal question. Contact a medical malpractice attorney in your area to discuss what happened. Then, you can decide with your attorney whether a medical doctor should be consulted to determine if there was negligence involved with treating your mother. Sorry what happened to your mother. Good luck!
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I am sorry to hear about your loss. Unfortunately, these things happen. Sometimes they happen because people made mistakes. You need to contact a medical malpractice lawyer who is well versed in the standards of care involving your mother's operation. Based on your question something went seriously wrong and you don't have all of the answers. A medical malpractice lawyer will be able to help you understand and guide you through the process. Good luck to you.
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I’m sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. The only way to know if there was malpractice is to retain a local med mal lawyer who can order the medical records and send them to an expert to review to ascertain whether there was a breach of the standard of care. I’m sorry, but my firm only handles birth injury cases, failure to diagnose cancer cases, and wrong site surgery cases.
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I am sorry for your loss.
Yes, you can sue the doctors and the hospital. The Texas constitution guarantees all citizens free access to our courts. This means that anyone can sue anyone, at any time, anywhere, for any reason and for any amount of money, all without first proving anything to anyone. However, filing a lawsuit and winning one are two entirely different things.
I suggest that you consult an Odessa lawyer who is certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. A link to the Board's website appears below.
The answers you seek can only be found by a detailed review of the medical records. One of my attorneys here is a practicing interventional cardiologist so we can get a review accomplished quickly. If interested, go to www.cardiologymistakes.com