Alabaster, AL asked in Medical Malpractice for Alabama

Q: Spinal injury from epidural.

Ok so I had my 6th baby a year ago. Was in labor for 16 hours with the epidural. When that 16 hours hit I started to have a weird head attack to where I could breathe and my head was throbbing pain. I begged the nurse and doctor to perform a c section because I knew I was about to give out. They did the c section And took the epidural out I still woke up with a bad migraine and asked for medicines. To that day on (now it's been a year) I'm still having this pressure feeling when I'm standing and being active this has caused me to not being able to function about my day and work. I had to quit my job. I would be ok then the pressure and stuff starts building up. After all the doctors I've seen because my Obgyn doctor pushed me away I have NO answers. I finally went to see a chiropractor and he said it sounds like it's from the epidural and that I have fluid in my spine from it. I just feel like I was injured. I never had this issues with my other 5 kids with the epidural.

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

A: An Alabama attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for three weeks. I'm sorry for your ordeal. Only a medical professional could meaningfully comment on your symptoms. You could contact Alabama med mad attorneys to discuss the matter in further detail. If they felt that you might have the grounds for a case, they could request your records and review them with a medical professional. Most attorneys in this field offer free initial consults. Whether or not you have a case, you could, as a separate matter, consult with an attorney who handles disability matters in connection with how these symptoms have resulted in your inability to function in the ordinary course of work. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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