Consult a medical malpractice attorney to review all of your medical records and advise you as to whether the believe the standard of care required was breached. Best of luck.
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Remember that you can only recover for those damages that you can attribute to the acts of the wrongdoers through expert testimony. In addition if you have health insurance you must pay back the carrier for any treatment they paid for. It sounds like what you went through was horrible, but it also sounds like you have other conditions that the defense will be able to tell a jury about. In the end, you might end up spending more than the compensation a jury would award. Medical negligence cases are very expensive and difficult. I hope this explanation gives you some insight into the process as compared I with simply telling you to call a lawyer.
Ms. Herd has provided the only response of any substance. I concur. In the real world, short term pain and suffering is probably not sufficient to justify the risk and expense of a medical malpractice suit. While I can understand why you are upset about the care you received, I doubt that a lawyer will take your case in light of the lack of permanent injury.
The cost would likely far exceed the recovery, but have a local med mal lawyer order your medical records to review.
I empathize with you. Having had kidney stones myself, it is very painful. The general rule of thumb, according to my urologist is anything over 5mm is difficult to pass and usually requires surgery. The other attorneys have all given you good advice with respect to damages. Unless you have a permanent injury with long-term pain and suffering, most attorneys will be unable to justify the huge costs of this type of litigation.
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