Q: I was given a shingles injection the wrong way and I'm now suffering long term side effects. can I sue?
The technician who gave me the shot injected it in the wrong area. I have had pain and swelling in the area for over 2 months now. I have 2 ultra sounds scheduled for next week to find out what the swelling is in my arm and another one to check for vein and nerve damage. I don't feel I should have to pay for all these tests when it was not my fault.
A: Yes. Medical malpractice means that a doctor violated the standard of care. A bad outcome is not enough. Another doctor would be needed to evaluate what the doctors did. Due to the nature of medical malpractice cases, the extent of your injuries may affect the viability of your case. Consult with experienced attorneys.
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