Q: I was at a hospital to pick up my sister. On the way to get vehicle, there was something sticky on the floor in the
Hallway. I fell. I hit my head so hard it took awhile to sit up and had to have a wheelchair to be taken to emergency room. I was admitted because after CT scan I had a brain bleed. I had already had a CT scan at cancer center earlier in day. The hospital Kept me over night because of the severity of the bleed and fact I take Eliquis. Had 3 CT scans. They had me quit Eliquis for 4 days. This was very scary because of the possibility of bloodclots. Let me go home next day. Received no paperwork as to what happened and procedures performed. I finally received a call from hospital today to check on me. This was 7 days after accident. I am concerned about the brain bleed and worried if it could start bleeding again.
A: Contact a member of the Oklahoma Assn for Justice/Oklahoma Trial Lawyers Assn. They give free consultations. Given the law in some states you may not have a claim but at least find out. Follow up with the head injury aspect--regardless of any case you may have persistent problems and these cases are ones where there's no easy answer but "wait and see" needs to be tempered with "if problems persist, be your own advocate."
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