I went to my primary doctor for a continuous back problem since 2017. He sent me to an affiliate hospital for further test. I underwent the test, MRI, Xrays, etc., I had all my disc but had multilevel degenerative disc disease with loss of disc height at L1-L2-L3-L4-L5-S1 and mild arthritis in L5-S1 bilaterally. Well, they started giving me injections which only lasted 1 or 2 days and pain was again there. Well the doctor told me he had to burn 6 nerves to prevent the pain, well they did, now since Nov. 2018, I have a numb right leg which I didn't have anyone of my discs is missing completely. How I know this because once I have seen that my pain is worst and the numb leg is still here, I went to another pain management another hospital which did nerve test, right leg gone, and when they have seen that I am missing a disc, they ask what had to happen and they have to do major surgery to put back my disc that has signs of no answer to what those doctors did at 1st hospital, can i sue these bastards for what they did that has kept me out of work since 5/2018 and who know until when...???????call me at 929-777-1883 Mr. Rosas, Jorge a Minister
You may. I moved this to Medical Malpractice. A malpractice attorney will need to review all your records to see how this was documented. Then a doctor will need to review it all and submit a medical statement substantiating malpractice. I would suggest you get under the care of a top spinal surgeon before you sue the other guy, because a lot of good doctors won't take a case where someone is suing a prior doctor. Hospital for Special surgery has a number of good doctors who take Workers Comp, the most famous being Dr. Frank Cammisa.
Since this has been going on for nearly a year you may also be eligible for Social Security Disability, (SSD) have you looked into that?
In addition to a malpratice lawyer, You should have an attorney knowledgeable in Workers’ Compensation and SSD. Such lawyers won’t charge you for a consultation. They are only entitled to a fee when they obtain a monetary award for you. Their fees are fixed by the Workers’ Compensation Board and/or Social Security so you won’t get a bill in the mail. The fee is payable from your money award, and sent directly to the lawyer. Disability attorneys can help you navigate what has become an unfriendly system for working people. You have much at stake here. You can find a disability attorney here on AVVO. Make sure the lawyer knows Workers Comp not all Social Security understand the nuance of Workers Comp unless they also practice before the Workers Comp Board (and vice versa).
This is merely a general response to a common inquiry and does not create an attorney-client relationship.
This is a mess. Do you have all of your records? Do you have all of your scans? You need to see someone right away as statutes of limitations are short
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