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NY Neurosurgeon Blows Off Patient Complaints…Delay Causes Permanent Injury

NY Neurosurgeon Blows Off Patient Complaints; Delay Causes Permanent Injury
NY Medical Malpractice Attorney Gerry Oginski Explains
Email: Gerry@Oginski-Law.com

She was having significant back pain.
She went to a world famous neurosurgeon.
He told her this was a “Routine procedure.”

The surgery went well.
No complications.
She was sent back to the recovery room and then discharged home hours later. She was given postoperative instructions on what to watch for.

She was told that if she had complaints of tingling or numbness in her feet or legs, to immediately call the office.

What do you think happened later that evening while she is at home?

She began to experience tingling and numbness in her toes and feet. Her husband called the neurosurgeon’s office. It was late at night.

The doctor’s service answered.
The husband left a message with the doctor’s answering service.
Hours went by without any callback from the doctor.

By the morning, the doctor still had not called and the husband again called the service.

It was now the weekend and the husband was upset that the doctor had not called back, especially after being instructed to do so.

The neurosurgeon’s answering service informed the husband that they would pass along his message to the doctor.

One hour, no response.
Two hours, no response.
Three hours, no response.

Finally, the husband got so fed up that his wife’s condition was worsening that he put her into the car and rushed her to the closest emergency room.

In the emergency room doctors recognized she had a neurosurgical emergency and needed emergency surgery.

By this time her neurosurgeon had been contacted by the hospital and finally arrived at the hospital to perform this corrective surgery, the damage had already been done.

The doctors at the hospital agreed that had she been taken into surgery hours earlier, when the window of opportunity presented itself, she would not have suffered the permanent injuries that she ultimately did.

Watch the video to learn more…

Here’s a cardiac malpractice case where I was able to achieve a $6 million dollar settlement for my client: http://www.oginski-law.com/video/cardiac-malpractice-in-ny.cfm

Here’s a foot surgery case where a Westchester, NY jury awarded my client $1.55 million dollars for her pain and suffering: http://ow.ly/azKg6

To learn more about how medical malpractice cases work in the state of New York, I encourage you to explore my educational website, http://www.oginski-law.com/library/three-days-after-back-surgery-she-couldnt-stand-or-walk.cfm‬.

If you have legal questions, I invite you to pick up the phone and call me at 516-487-8207 or by email at Gerry@Oginski-Law.com. This is what I do every day and I’d be happy to chat with you.

Law Office of Gerald Oginski
25 Great Neck Road, Ste. 4
Great Neck, NY 11021

Email: Gerry@Oginski-Law.com


Numbness and Tingling Down Legs and Feet After Florida Car Accident

Numbness and Tingling Down Legs and Feet After Florida Car Accident

http://cullen-hemphill.com. Winter Park, FL, personal injury attorney Kim Cullen discusses common symptoms associated with low back injuries after Florida car accidents. Many people who have been rear-ended in car accident suffer back pain. Sometimes low back pain is accompanied by numbness or tingling in the buttocks, down the legs, and even into the feet. All of these symptoms can be indicative of a lumbar disc injury. Left untreated, lumbar or low back disc injuries can lead to serious consequences including foot drop and bladder problems. If you are having back pain or numbness or tingling in your legs or feet after a Florida car accident, call Kim at 407-254-4901 for a free consultation and to have all of your questions answered.