Asheboro, NC asked in Personal Injury for North Carolina

Q: I am inquiring about malpractice.

When having surgery I was given a spinal and I was never told about it. When giving the injection the anesthesiologist hit a nerve. When I awoke my feet and legs were numb and on fire. I have delt with this constant pain and burning in my legs and feet and have been told the nerve is never going to heal and I will have to live with this the rest of my life. Is that malpractice and if so is it the anesthesiologist fault or the doctor or both since the doctor picked his team?

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Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Little Neck, NY

A: You must really check with a North Carolina attorney. However, your question remains open for three weeks. As a general matter, it's unlikely you would have been admitted to surgery without signing a host of forms consenting to procedures to be performed upon you, and acknowledging that you had been apprised of all associated risks. The best place to start would be to contact a North Carolina attorney. Most offer free initial consults on these types of cases. If they determine there is a strong basis for a case, they would likely make a request for your file and review it with a medical professional. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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