Q: Would I still have a case?how much time do I have before I can no longer try for a case?
My injury happened at a hospital. I was left unattended and blacked out and hit my head.i never received medical attention due to the fact I have no insurance and no money.this happened almost a year ago.how would I proceed in making a claim ?
A: I am very sorry to hear about what happened to you. Assuming this happened in Texas, you would have up to two years from the date of the incident to bring a negligence claim against the hospital or responsible medical care providers. You should know that these cases can be very complicated. Assuming what you experienced was medical malpractice, there are special rules governing that type of claim. I would encourage you to contact a Board-Certified Personal Injury Trial Lawyer like DC Law as soon as possible to determine how and whether you should proceed. We can be reached at 512-888-9999. Good luck.
A: A good starting point could be to consult with a Texas attorney. Many offer free consultations on these types of cases. An attorney would have additional questions as to how the fall occurred, how you originally came to the hospital, what your initial exam showed, and other issues which aren't addressed here.
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