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I am sorry to hear about this and hope you are doing better and recovering. Are you asking about a potential medical malpractice claim?
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Medical malpractice occurs when a negligent act or omission by a doctor or other medical professional results in damage or harm to a patient. To succeed in a medical malpractice case, a plaintiff has to show an injury or damages that resulted from the doctor's deviation from the standard of care applicable to the procedure. Damages are a critical element of a medical malpractice case, and the plaintiff cannot recover damages for injuries that did not result from the doctor's conduct. Therefore, the plaintiff must establish a causal connection or link between the plaintiff's injury and the doctor's negligence. Generally, there are two types of damages available to a plaintiff in a medical malpractice case: compensatory damages and punitive damages. As such, I think you could have a claim but the issue is showing damages suffered. If you can do this, then you do have a case.
Yes, I certainly understand. I agree with you but the issue and key to be awarded financial compensation is showing damages/harm suffered. You can make a demand to the doctor and retain legal counsel, who can take the case on a contingency basis, so you do not pay unless they recover for you.
The actions of ALL parties need to be explored. It is possible that you can go after both and/or one. As I shared, med mal cases are typically taken on a contingency basis. It does not hurt you in any way to set up a consultation with a med mal attorney and speak with them about this. They can look over your records and what happened and determine if there is a good faith basis to proceed and recover