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

Q: Hello i have a question to see if i may have a case i have a dr that put a device n my leg he told me that it would not

harm my leg ok it is causeing me to have an infection not once but twice he knows this he wont remove it he has blocked my phone calls and not responding to me

1 Lawyer Answer
John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
  • Frisco, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: A medical malpractice claim requires that a doctor’s act or omissions fall below the standard of care of doctors in the same area of practice in the same or similar circumstances. The mere presence of an infection does not necessarily mean the doctor’s actions fell below the standard of care.

You should consult another doctor in the same area of practice to examine you and your medical records to determine if your previous doctor’s actions fell below the standard of care.

If the new doctor determines that your previous doctor’s actions fell below the standard of care, then you should consult a lawyer who practices in the area of medical malpractice to determine if it makes financial sense to bring a lawsuit for medical malpractice.

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