Barrow, AK asked in Medical Malpractice for New Mexico

Q: How far would it go in the court system.

Have been telling Dr for a week wife has preeclampsia. Last two days she been in labor. She was having contractions every 4-5 min was released with 1.5 hour drive home. Her water broke and we returned dr won’t even see her for another 8 hrs on what should be an emergency c-section. Nurse has kept door open while checking for diolation. Has taken 2.5 hrs to hook up machine wife had to use restroom and has been an hour since nurse came back to hook monitors back up.

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Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Medical Malpractice Lawyer
  • Little Neck, NY

A: This is a complex scenario and you await a response for four weeks. The best thing you could do as a first step would be to contact a med mal attorney in New Mexico. Many offer free initial consults. If upon further discussion of the matter, they determine your wife has the basis for a case, they could request copies of the records and review them with a medical professional. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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