I contracted mrsa from a local hospital after being admitted for headaches. Was there for the best part of a week late November early December 2014. I have since again had to under go treatment for this again and was talking to another person about their experience at the same hospital where they had also contracted a staph infection. Not mrsa but still a staph infection. This is something I have to deal with for the rest of my life as the mrsa will never leave. I get super paranoid when ever I even get a slight pimple or ingrown hair. Also the first time had almost killed me as I thought I was just having symptoms from a botched spinal tap
Thank you for reading and your time
Infections typically are known risks incident to surgical procedures, but discuss it with a local malpractice lawyer who can tell you the same.
Generally statute of limitations in CA is three years for medical malpractice. Calif code of Civil Procedure 340.5
Sorry to hear about your problems. Typically a plaintiff has one year from the date of the injury to bring a claim. Infection is not evidence of negligence. If the records don't say, "I used a dirty needle," then it may be very difficult to prove a breach in the standard of care for any health care provider.
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