Possibly. Generally, if the care that your neurologist provided was not up to the standards of a reasonable and prudent neurologist (that is that a reasonable and prudent neurologist would have diagnosed your condition as related to your eye and not depression) and earlier diagnosis and treatment would have resulted in a better outcome, or less invasive treatment, etc., the you would likely have the basis for a medical negligence claim. In accordance with Minnesota law, the case would need to be reviewed by a qualified medical doctor who offers the above opinions, prior to the start of a lawsuit.
I am sorry to hear of your health issue. You may very well have a claim if the delayed diagnosed made your condition worse and your left blindness could have been prevented if you received care soon.
I hope you are able have the condition reversed. You would need to establish the first doctor breached the standard of care and the negligent failure to diagnose caused you permanent injuries. If you would like to discuss the matter you can call or email me directly
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You may. Medical malpractice is difficult to prove. Gather your medical records and bring them to a local personal injury attorney who handles medical malpractices cases. Good luck.
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