Q: EMT could not perform job detail and worsened my injury

after 2 calls to 911 and aprox. 25 min, 2 5 foot female EMT and one firefighter arrived. I live 5 blocks from firehouse. the ambulance came from another county two towns away. They never gave me medical attention on site. they pushed and nudged my shoulder to get up and walk to their gurney, which could have been taken to me. I was forced to crawl to the gurney in acute apendicitis. I was not strapped in and almost dumped in my yard due to uneven walkway. I feel like i was not given proper care due to the fact that I am 5foot 71/2, 400 pounds. they mistreated me and worsened my condition, not to mention humiliated me and increased my heart rate and anxiety. theese people should be fired or at best trained how to treat EVERYONE not just a certain size person. this was the most horrible experience ever

1 Lawyer Answer
Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II
  • Consumer Law Lawyer
  • Newport Beach, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Sorry to hear that your medical condition caused you pain. What you have is a potential "Governmental claim" and you should seek the assistance of a local Personal Injury attorney. You have a limited time to file a "Government claim form" against the agency that provided the EMTs.

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