Richfield, MN asked in Personal Injury for Minnesota

Q: Do I have a neglect/personal injury case?

My mom, with dementia, fell and required surgery for a broken back. They sent her to a tcu after surgery. She had 3 falls at the tcu. The first, they didn't notify me until the next day, while I was encouraging her to participate in her pt. They had tried to call my dad, who was deceased. After, the tried to have me sign a nominick, due to her not participating in therapy. Her last fall was while in the hand of an aide while doing a toilet transfer. They took an xray 5 days after the fall, and never sent it to her neurosurgeon. Her surgeon now says she is a fall away from the rods coming out of her back.

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Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Little Neck, NY

A: A Minnesota attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. I'm sorry for your mom's injuries. The most definitive way to answer your question would be to reach out to attorneys to discuss. If a law firm considered handling such a case, they would review the medical records, possibly with the guidance of a medical professional. Firms that handle such cases usually offer free initial consults. Good luck

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