I fell off the back step at my apartment and broke my legin november 2010 it never heeled and i need to have surgery in april 2011 my landlord's insurance denied my claim that i summited I have developed CRPS from all of this and will have it now for the rest of my life the doc that I had been going to I left because he didnt listen to me about mu leg and thought I was hooked on pain meds but If there had been xrays before he released me back to work in feb 2011 I think I would have not developed CRPS I don't know where to turn can you help everyone is telling me I need to talk to a lawyer but what kind and do i sue?
State/Country relating to Question: Wisconsin
I called the city Inspector and found out that the steps are not right with city code and found a differnt doc
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Your referring to two types of actions, which both fall under personal injury, but are different specialties. An action against a landlord for a person injury falls under something called "premises liability." Most personal injury lawyers handle these types of claims.
An action against a medical provider, however, falls under the specialty of medical malpractice. This is a complex area of law and having someone who specializes in medical malpractice is very important. Most likely, an attorney who specializes in medical malpractice will be able to assist you with a premises liability claim, if such a claim is viable.
The best way to find a good medical malpractice attorney is to ask friends and associates. If you cannot find a recommendation that way, your local bar association can refer you to local attorneys who specialize in these types of claims.
One Caveat, many personal injury attorneys advertise on television and billboards, this does not mean that they are particularly good or that they do medical malpractice.
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does it seem like i would have a reason to sue Ive never done this before and i dont want to stir something up if there is no grounds for it
Whether a claim is viable is very fact specific. From the information that you provided, both claims could have merit.
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