As with all medical negligence cases, they require an in depth and thorough review, and there will be a specific focus on the extent of any permanent damage. Your anger is understandable but at the same time, let's be glad that you don't have the DVT's. Feel free to call me for a more complete response and explanation.
Each case is fact senstive, so all answers should be viewed as general advice only, and should never replace a thorough and in depth consultation with an experienced attorney. Further, an answer should not be seen as establishing an attorney-client relationship.
An attorney will not be able to decide if they are going to pursue your case until they have an opprotunity to speak with you about all of the details of your issue and review the relevant medical records.
There are numerous attorneys on this site who licensed in NJ who specialize in medical malpractice cases. You should contact one of them to discuss your case. My firm does handle medical malpractice cases and I am licensed in NJ. My contact number is 267-773-8446, I would be happy to listen to your complaints in more detail.
Best of luck to you.
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It is not clear that the assumption that it was a blood clot was below accepted standards of care. That aside, I do not think you have a financially viable medical malpractice case. Medical malpractice cases are very costly and time consuming to pursue, and generally speaking, they cannot be prosecuted unless a patients suffers a permanent injury that causes significant limitations.
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