I had a breast reduction on 7-26-17 at University Hospital in New Orleans. I had to go back the next day I had fever and I heard fluids in my breast where I can hear slushing noises they didn't put drains in for the fluids. But the whole point...I finally got in to see my regular doctor and they said no you can't wait 2 weeks to see them again you'll lose your breast!!! I went got blood work ultrasound and they took me in patient that was on a Friday so the very next day on Saturday I had another surgery he had to cut out a lot of infection a lot of dead tissue and put drains in me....so after all said and done I was very thankful they did another surgery but not happy how they left me at University!!! They cut so much it's kind hollow on the bottom and my nipples sinks in. I had an attorney that truly believes in this case filed it with medical board and I had questions from the medical board but this that questions wanted to know about my criminal background it has some things on it but it's not the worst!!!! Either way the way University left me that was total neglect I need help and I need an attorney ASAP thank you so much!!!!!
I am sorry to read of your troubles. If your injuries are substantial and permanent AND the consequence of medical negligence, then you may have a viable claim. Be aware that an inherent risk of any surgery is infection and bleeding. The question of negligence may pivot on whether there was an indication to install a drain(s) to mitigate the risk of infection/blood accumulation and whether the failure to do so constitutes negligence. So gather your medical records and consult local counsel for further clarity.
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