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Q: I received excessive x-ray exposure. Can I sue?

I fell due to a pre-existing medical condition in the middle of a road. I injured my nose and one arm. I went to an ER where the attending Dr. ordered multiple x-rays, at 12, I stopped the tech and said, "No more" and he stopped. He would have kept going if I hadn't stopped him.... Read more »

Patrick D. Angel
Patrick D. Angel answered on Dec 4, 2019

I'm sorry you injured your nose and your arm from a fall. As to the question of whether you can sue for excessive radiation exposure from x-rays, the answer - technically - is yes. It's easy to file a lawsuit, and most anyone can file a lawsuit for virtually anything. There is a... Read more »

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