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Can I have my doctors and nurses arrested be arrested for assault and battery for medical mistakes they made before scheduled surgery or while injured on the operating table in Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania

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No I was injured back ob 5 October 2015, they pitched my tail bone while I was sitting on the operating table, the operating table had no padding and the doctors injured my tail bone. Here it is 28 month later and no investigation was ever done and I have been suffering 24/7.

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I was told the only recourse I have I sue my phila attorney for breach of contract because the attorney did no investigation into the case and after 17 month he dropped the case. cannot get another attorney to sue anyone and need your help. I have proved my injury be getting two EMG tests and one test shows abnormal results.

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Employment Lawyer: Loren, Lawyer replied 6 months ago

As a general rule, medical mistakes fall within the area of negligence, not criminal law.

Crimes require criminal intent. So, if the medical professional did something with the intent to commit a battery then they could absolutely be charged.

Otherwise, your claim is one of negligence and you can sue for malpractice.

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