Asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for Missouri

Q: I went for a knee x-ray and fell off the table hurting my back. Should I pursue?

So I saw the doctor and told her about my knee and back pain. She gave me muscle relaxers and steroids for the back pain and sent me for knee X-rays and I was too short for the one rooms machine so the tech was going to have me stand up on the X-ray bed to do it and when I was getting up there, my knee gave out and I fell off the table flat on my back making my back hurt worse. They then sent me to the ER for back X-rays which showed nothing but I am in a lot of pain. Should I pursue?

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

A: Get a consult from an attorney who handles medical issues in your town--they usually give free one. I don'tt see it but much would depend on how you fell.

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