Q: Can you sue a doctor for delayed care? It was about 12 hours before giving antibiotics, for a infection after surgery.
A: It would be difficult for a North Carolina med mal attorney to give you a legal opinion based on these limited facts. It's likely they would want to review the medical file and consult with their medical support staff or outside experts, depending on the complexity of the surgery. As a starting point, you could contact a med mal attorney in North Carolina to set up a brief consultation. Most attorneys in this field work on a contingency basis and offer free initial consultations. Good luck.
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