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As I was exiting Walmart my foot caught on a bunched up carpet in the foyer area. I hit the cement really hard on my chest. A report,with witness was taken. The manager said Walmart was at fault and they would be contacting me the next day or two. Never heard from them. I have had 3 open heart surgeries and am on blood thinners. As a result of the fall I have chest wall contusions, rib contusions, a painful hematona on my sternum and an injured rotator cuff. Two weeks later & still can't sleep in bed from the pain, I moan all night every time I move keeping my husband awake, it hurts to take a breath or move. Not to mention the medical bills from ER and from my primary care doctor. Am I going to have to sue Walmart for my medical expenses? Pain and suffering? Do I have a chance?I went to the ER two hours after incident. Was diagnosed with chest wall contusions, rib contusions, possibly cracked ribs and a right rotator cuff injury. I have been to my personal doctor twice. Had a Ct scan which showed a large hematona on my sternum/chest wall. Painful even after two weeks. I was afraid I had hurt my sternum, multiple heart surgeries have made my sternum more vunerable. Does that fact hurt my chances of recovering medical expenses from Walmart. I am very disappointed in Walmart for not contacting me as the asst mgr said they would.
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