Pinckney, MI asked in Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Wrongful Death for Michigan

Q: What type of lawyer do I need to sue my doctor for malpractice and do I even have a case?

My ob gyn said my baby was healthy when I was pregnant but I was sick so she prescribed me zofran. I was not informed of any major risks to myself or my baby by taking this drug. Thinking that I could trust my own doctor I thought it was safe. A short time after taking the prescribed drug, I miscarried and the doctor would not give me a cause of death. I've suffered greatly and strongly feel that my child would have survived had she not prescribed me that drug

2 Lawyer Answers

Tim Akpinar

Answered
  • Medical Malpractice Lawyer
  • Little Neck, NY

A: I'm very sorry for your loss. As a starting point, you could contact a medical malpractice attorney in Michigan for an initial consultation. In terms of your question about having a case, that is something an attorney could make a more meaningful determination after learning more details from you and possibly obtaining medical records. You could discuss the multidistrict litigation involving GlaxoSmithKline in connection with Zoloft with the attorney, together with studies that have linked the drug with birth defects. Law firms who handle such cases generally work on a contingency basis, and most of them offer free initial consults. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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Tim Akpinar

Answered
  • Medical Malpractice Lawyer
  • Little Neck, NY

A: I apologize. Two minutes ago, my response mentioned multidistrict litigation involving "Zoloft." I meant to say "Zofran." I'm sorry for that error; I should have caught that.

Tim Akpinar

1 user found this answer helpful

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