It is very difficult to successfully bring a medical malpractice case. Unless a case has birth liability and significant value a competent medical malpractice attorney is unlikely to take the case at all. There are probably factors present in both the cases that you refer to that you either are not privy to or do not understand and it would probably take an extensive review of the facts of both to explain it to you. I understand that you are upset for your co-worker but accept the fact that you are not aware of everything.
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Whether so wine has "walked the straight and narrow" or not is not the overriding issue on whether they have a malpractice claim. I am sorry your view appears a little jaded by the two cases most close to you. I can tell you from years of experience that when the standard of care is breached by a physician then the case will be deemed reasonable to pursue in the right circumstances.
I wish your friend a healthy recovery.
Every case is evaluated on its own facts. The background of a potential plaintiff is important to any case, but not the only issue.
The first issue is whether there is a legal duty, and if you do not get past that hurdle, the identity of the plaintiff is irrelevant. It sounds like this is why your friend cannot find a lawyer. Why would an incidental finding on an MRI by itself support a claim? Was it misread causing unnecessary surgery? Why would the removal of it support a claim. Where is the legal duty?
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