Hampton, VA asked in Health Care Law, Personal Injury and Legal Malpractice for Virginia

Q: I was rushed to hospital for extreme flank pain while pregnant. I was later sent home with no real explanation.

While in hospital they were rude and brushed off the severe pain. I was admitted to a different hospital a week later with sepsis because the 1st hospital didn't see that I had a serious illness pylonephritis. I almost died because the er that was so rude and told me to be quiet and stop acting like I was in so much pain didn't take me seriously. I then had to get a tube placed in kidney and went through hell because these people didn't take me seriously. I'm still to this day dealing with issues and now I'm so paranoid when I have similar symptoms I constantly go to the hospital to make sure I'm not dying again. Do I have any case?

1 Lawyer Answer
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing

A: On the failure to diagnose possibly. On tudeness, no.

Contact a member of the Virginia Trial Laweyrs Assn--they give free consults.

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