Q: Am I able to sue this hospital?
I went to the hospital on a Saturday with pain in my thumb. The ER did X-rays and told me I fractured my thumb and asked me how I injured it. I told them I didn't injure it anywhere, they gave me a splint and told me to see the orthopedic surgeon in 2-3 days. By time I seen the surgeon I had extreme pain and couldn't bare the pain. Doctor told me it wasn't a fracture at all and gave me antibiotics. I went back to hospital later that night due to the pain and turns out I actually had staph. I spent 6 days in hospital because it spread even to my head. I had surgery on my hand and went through like 17 iv bags while there. It wouldn't have got this bad if they had diagnosed me right the first time. Can I sue them
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