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Old 11-06-2017, 11:04 PM   #1
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I had knee surgery for a torn and discoid meniscus. Despite complaining of pain my doctor didn't return my phone call 5 months post op. Ended up getting a second opinion, having several injections, and another surgery within a year of the original one. I missed out on no wages at work but was in pretty consistent pain for all those months. Can I sue for malpractice due to his negligence/dismissiveness?
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Old 11-07-2017, 12:05 PM   #2
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Can I sue for malpractice due to his negligence/dismissiveness?
Sure you can sue. Anybody can sue anybody for anything.

What you're really asking is can you punish the doctor by taking his money.

There's no way to answer that without a thorough review of your medical records which is something a medical malpractice attorney should be doing.

Go ye then and consult with one.
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Old 11-07-2017, 08:35 PM   #3
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I wish to inform you that it is the laws of your state which will have jurisdiction in this matter. The burden of proof will be on you to prove the claims and allegations made by you. You will need an expert witness report to support your view point in the court. Many law firms take medical malpractice cases on pro bono basis. You can consider such an offer. You may contact an attorney and seek guidance.

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Old 11-13-2017, 10:56 AM   #4
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In this regard you are required to produce all the details of your surgery. You can also sue the hospital for negligence for not taking care of your emergency. It is good to consult a lawyer in this regard to move the case.
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