Bowling Green, KY asked in Medical Malpractice for Kentucky

Q: Malpractice? My primary care could clearly see a large bulge in stomach and I asked about it...

Did nothing then year later a different dr. referred me to general surgeon who said I needed hernia second opinion that showed on testing no hernia but I do have separation of stomach muscles. This affects me daily .She delayed me from getting testing for a year and then when I was referred by different dr.I was misdiagnosed.

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Joel Gary Selik
Joel Gary Selik
  • Medical Malpractice Lawyer
  • Las Vegas, NV

A: If the delay caused further harm, there may be a case. Another medical professional will have to review the case to see if the doctor acted below the standard of care.

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