Asked in Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury for South Carolina

Q: It’s been 4 years since my surgery and l am now seeing complications from it is it to late to sue for malpractice

The dr removed my left adrenal gland and in the process she injured my left kidney which is now not working normally l will now have life long issue with it l also have trauma from the surgery it went bad from the start I am just now seeing the mistakes she made

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

A: Malpractice statutes of limitations often do not begin to run until discovery (or should have discovered), with a cap of time. You should consult with experienced medical malpractice attorneys in the state where this occurred who can review the facts of your particular case and determine if you may sue.

Note, bad outcomes are not enough to warrant a malpractice case. The bad outcome must have been due to the doctor having done something or failed to do something within the medical standard of care.

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