Staunton, VA asked in Civil Rights, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury for Virginia

Q: What would you call it when you're in the er for treatment yet the doctor dismisses your pain and won't do xrays?

I was also adequate hydration for being dehydrated. And the cutting of of my clothes at least an hour later and still did nothing for the injuries. The next shift had to help me get dirty out of my wounds. I was sedated asking questions about my treatment

2 Lawyer Answers
Gail N. Friend
Gail N. Friend
Answered
  • Medical Malpractice Lawyer
  • Houston, TX

A: Generally there is an approximate 2 year statute of limitations for bringing a lawsuit. Based on the information you provided you need to talk with a medical malpractice attorney. Suggest that you or someone on your behalf immediately use this website to search for a "medical malpractice attorney who practices in the largest city near you; who has a lot of experience with treatment of patients who have the type of injury that you have, in an emergency room. He will require time to obtain your medical records and have an physician review them to look for evidence to meet the legal elements of a claim against you.

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Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
Answered
  • Medical Malpractice Lawyer
  • Little Neck, NY

A: The most definitive way to get an evaluation of your matter would be to arrange a free initial consult with a Virginia attorney. More details are needed as to why x-rays were not done. Good luck

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