Fairview Heights, IL asked in Medical Malpractice for Illinois

Q: I went to the e.r. with symptoms of a mild stroke. The e.r. dr said I didnt have a stroke. Can I sue?

I was being treated with mild antibiotics for an absessed tooth, but went to e.r. with left side paralysis, left side limping and left arm numb. The e.r. dr. said I didnt have a stroke and sent me home with more potent antibiotics for the tooth. 3 days later, I went to a different e.r. with same symptoms, where I was transferred to prominent hospital in St Louis where the mri proved I had definately had a stroke. Can I sue the 1st e.r. dr?

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Robert D. Kreisman
Robert D. Kreisman
  • Medical Malpractice Lawyer
  • Chicago, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: Depending on the timing it certainly sounds like something that a lawyer would want to investigate.

I'm sorry this happened to you. What are you current complaints and/or current condition?

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