Houston, TX asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for Texas

Q: Do I have a shot?

I am a 23 year old man who almost died due to a very large pharmacy giving me the wrong anti seizure medication, even putting the label over it stating that it was the correct one and telling me to take 5 every night. This caused me to have a seizure in my sleep while vomiting, unable to turn to my side, only alive because my best friend happened to be upstairs sleeping in the other room and had no headphones on at 6am, a complete coincidence. He turned me over and after me being delirious for a bit, I was taken to the er in an ambulance after passing out, not waking up until 4pm. I also had several other problems like not using the restroom for two weeks, not eating or drinking anything besides water for a week because I literally threw up everything else, and went delirious several nights in a row. This took place over two/three weeks. I am currently lawyered up to demand compensation, do I have a shot?

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

A: A Texas attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. And that Texas attorney would really be your current attorney, since you mention being "lawyered up." It isn't clear if this situation transpired OVER [THE COURSE] OF TWO/THREE WEEKS, as you wrote in your description, or TWO/THREE WEEKS [AGO]. If it's TWO/THREE WEEKS AGO, it could be too soon for even your own attorney to venture any thoughts on your case. That could mean things are very early on in the case. Sorry for not being able to offer more meaningful insight, but it's really your attorney who could answer your question. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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