Q: How do I proceed with legal action against a hospital for giving me third degree radiation burns on my face from a CT
Scan that left imprints of teeth tongue and bone of my mouth inside on the outside of my face on both sides of my cheeks.
You may have a good case. Consult with experienced malpractice attorneys in the state where this occurred.
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.
A: I recommend promptly speaking with an attorney in the state where the CT scan occurred. To answer your question, a lawsuit will need to be filed where you will need to demonstrate that the medical personnel were negligent, specifically by failing to conform to the appropriate standard of care in administering your CT scan.
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A: Reach out to attorneys in Illinois to try to arrange a free initial consult. Law firms that handle such cases offer free initial consults, and typically work on a contingency basis. Good luck
A: Flanagan Injury Law Group is sorry to hear about the hospital's negligence. Our firm concentrates in medical malpractice cases in Chicago, Cook County and the State of Illinois. I suggest you immediately obtain your medical records and consult an experienced medical malpractice attorney in Illinois. It would be helpful if you have photos of your injuries. Once you have those, please contact Flanagan Injury Law Group for a free consultation. We work on contingency, meaning we do not charge a fee unless we win your case.
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