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Hi I was miss Diagnosed at my local hospital for gallstones and had to go on a trip lasting a week ,I was getting worse so I went back to the hospital and they still couldn’t Diagnose me ,so they sent me on a 400k road trip to be ultrasound wear they found I had burst my appendix with had cauterised itself otherwise I would be dead ,I spent 6 hours in. Surigery and a week in hospital plus. 4weeks off. Work and 4mounths later I’m still not right the Bastered could have kilied me because he did not spend a little more time,wot do you suggest thanksChris
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Hi, I am Leon, a NSW Solicitor. I am reviewing your question and will reply again in a moment.

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Solicitor: Leon, Solicitor replied 5 months ago

Good Afternoon

What state of Australia are you in?

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Hi Leon state of nswthanks
Solicitor: Leon, Solicitor replied 5 months ago

Good Afternoon

You may have a claim for negligence against the hospital.

As a result of the misdiagnoses have you suffered any permanent injury and what has it cost you financially?

Do you have medical reports to support your medical position?

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