to repair tear in spinal cord doctor messed up on first surgery, also nurses should have reported spinal leak I told them it was leaking a fairly clear fluid should I seek an attorney and file lawsuit?
While the previous answers to your question are both correct, I would only add that that statue of limitations on medical malpractice is just one year here in Nevada. Contacting an attorney directly is your best bet to find out if indeed you have a case. Consultations with me are always free of charge.
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There is not nearly enough information in this question for me to say more than that you had a complication from some spinal surgery. Such complications are not unusual and may or may not be related to malpractice on the part of the doctor or the nurses. If you make a good recovery it is unlikely that a malpractice attorney will take on your case. Such cases are difficult and expensive to win or settle. If your problems persist or become worse, it would be a good idea to at least phone some medical malpractice attorneys and ask their opinion. Such consultations are almost always free. You don't need your medical records in order to talk to a lawyer. If you decide to do contact a lawyer, don't wait too long There are statutes of limitations for such cases. You will have to ask a lawyer in your state about that.
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I am sorry to hear about this. Alll the medical records and bills would need to be ordered and sent to an expert physician to review to ascertain whether or not there was a breach of the standard of care. Search Avvo's "find a lawyer" for a medical malpractice lawyer in your state.
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