Q: Got ran over by a garbage truck!
What can I do? I got ran over by a garbage truck December-11-2020. Stayed overnight at the hospital. The E.R. Doctors sent me home the next day. Workers compensation doctors had me do therapy and they let my foot healed improperly. I was forced to walk on my foot for months with it like that until I got my first surgery in Oct-22-2020. Now I’m on permanent disability. Do I need a Malpractice attorney? My workers compensation attorney don’t do anything outside of their area.
A: A Texas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. The doctors who sent you home might argue that their decision was a sound one based on findings of a physical examination, x-rays, CTs, or other medical evidence available at the time they formulated their diagnosis. You could review the file with an attorney - it would be difficult for an attorney to offer meaningful input without reviewing the file in a thorough and detailed manner. Good luck
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