Seattle, WA asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for Washington

Q: I went to next day exam at plastic surgeon afte tummy tuck and while on exam chain it collapsed 3 times.

After the first collapse I was screaming for my husband to grab my legs to support them because I have stitches from hip to hip and a already bad back, it was excruciating pain and not only did the chair collapse once it happened to more times. Do I have a lawsuit?

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

A: A Washington attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for a week. I'm sorry for your ordeal. But ANY attorney, regardless of the state in which they practice, couldn't really offer meaningful input on your question. It calls for a medical opinion. One option is for you to reach out to Washington med mal attorneys to discuss in greater detail. Most law firms that handle such cases offer free initial consults, which are often being handled virtually nowadays due to COVID. If an attorney determined that your matter warranted a closer look, they could request your surgical records and review them with a medical professional. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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