Q: 2 years ago i was stung by a bee hive attack I was working in country Called 911 Told operator address
Operator said she had to transfer my call to another county
My call was disconnected. I couldn’t see phone to redial
I got lucky and they called me back
I feel operator should have stayed on line and used another phone or have someone help
I could have died to do that mistake
Spoke to county sheriff couple days later, he explained why they had to transfer because I was on county line. He agreed operator should have stayed on line
I know it’s been 2 years, but it still bothers me On how easily I could have died that day
Don’t want it to happen to someone else because I know it’s still happening
My X wife works in hospital she agrees it was handled improperly
A Minnesota attorney could address your matter most meaningfully, but your post remains open for a week. You posted under Personal Injury and Wrongful Death. You wouldn't have a legal cause of action because damages in lawsuits are based on actual damages instead of damages that could have or might have been. The operator may have been acting according to their training - and from what the sheriff says, that's what it seems like. There's no need to ruin their life in a difficult economy. They were diligent in calling back. Maybe the solution could be to bring the operational glitch in the system to the attention of lawmakers. Working constructively on the way the system is set up might save lives in the future. Good luck
Addendum - I'm sorry - in reading your post more carefully, you were seriously stung, and as such, you did sustain actual damages. If you suffered a significant physical injury or allergic reaction from a serious swarm attack, you could discuss that with an attorney. I should have noticed that; you mentioned it in the caption and I focused on the 9-1-1 elements of your post in the description. Good luck
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