Yes, you may be able to sue a doctor for not treating a spinal infection after surgery. A spinal infection can occur in patients how have undergone a back surgery or other procedures of the spine. When a patient is suffering from a spinal infection, there are symptoms that they usually are presenting such as fever, back pain, bowel or bladder incontinence and more. Doctors are trained to suspect a spinal infection and when patient presents such symptoms of this infection, yet fails to timely diagnose and treat the condition, and as a result significant injury or harm is experienced by the client, the patient does have the legal right to sue the doctor for their pain and suffering.
For more information on your legal rights and to see if you or your loved one has a possible claim against the doctor for not treating a spinal infection after surgery, call our top rated Michigan medical malpractice attorneys now at (800) 606-1717. We will start working on your case immediately, gathering all the evidence and witness statements to prove and win your case. Call today for your free, no obligation consultation! Our lawyers have significant experience in these types of cases and a track record of obtaining sizeable settlements for our injured patients.