Anderson, SC asked in Personal Injury, Health Care Law and Medical Malpractice for South Carolina

Q: Do we have a case?

My dad went to the hospital for his edema because it caused him to miss work. While at the hospital, they only focused on his high blood pressure and high heart rate, and once it was under control they sent him home with a mild diuretic that didn't help(he still had a lot of fluid on his legs). A week later, he developed blisters on his legs from the edema, and he was going back and forth to the hospital to find a doctor to sign his short term disability papers(they wouldn't sign them or would miss his appointment). They told him to go to a wound specialist, and they told him to keep his legs dressed and to put this ointment on it. The ointment turned the blisters into bigger, white blisters(he's black), and they told to just continue what he was doing. He then developed a spine compact fracture so he went to the hospital for that. He is now in the hospital(going on 2 weeks) with majority of his shin and calf cut into a half inch deep. He is the sole provider of the home and out of wor

1 Lawyer Answer
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
  • Medical Malpractice Lawyer
  • Wyomissing, PA

A: Contact a member of the SC Trial Lawyers Assn like Chuck Jacobson in Charleston,as they give free consultations.

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