I'm sorry to hear abou this. You would want to bring two things Monday. #1. A local med mal lawyer to negotiate a possible settlement. #2. An expert, if you can find one by Monday, who can attest to the fact that putting in the wrong device was a breach of the standard of care.
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What kind of meeting? Who are "all the parties?" And what advice are you looking for? At this point it seems to me your priority has to be to get your wife the proper treatment. You certainly don't want to talk about a potential claim at such a meeting while your wife is still under treatment. There is time enough for you to consult with a medical malpractice lawyer after your wife is treated.
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From your description it sounds as if a clear error was made. Whether there is enough harm to justify a lawsuit remains to be seen. Under Texas law, non-economic damages are so limited that it makes it difficult to fund a lawsuit - leaving many deserving people without a remedy. If a corrective surgery solves the problem then you may very well fall into that category. Once the corrective surgery has taken place, then the situation can be assessed more accurately. In Texas, the deadline for filing suit is 2 years from the date of the negligent act. If it is a government facility then there may be very short notice deadlines - 6 months for some facilities. For this reason, consultation with a medical malpractice lawyer is a good idea sooner rather than later.Ask a similar question
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