Details are grim. I was pressured into an amniocentesis in my 5th month of pregnancy by this dr. At the last minute I chickened out and asked to leave, but dr and his asst used persuasive coercion to keep me there. The following day we lost the child. Autopsy & 2 followup drs confirm blotched amniocentesis was cause of death. Our Colorado legislature has enacted laws to protect HMOs, drs and ins. companies. As a result, patients have no legal recourse. No lawyer's interested in my case, due to the caps on recoverable damages for wrongful death of an infant in CO. So instead of letting the dr off scot-free can I at least try to recover a few thousand in direct medical costs due to this tragedy in small claims court? Not using expert medical testimony, but based on office conduct?
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