Hernia surgery with possible nerve damage

Had double hernia surgery 1 year ago and am still in pain. I believe it was the
Dr’s fault. Am seriously considering getting another surgery to try and correct
and I will have to pay for it myself. Should I see a lawyer first or have the
surgery to find out what is wrong?

Asked on May 9, 2017 under Malpractice Law, Florida


S.L,. Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

If your new doctor is recommending surgery or other treatment, you should have the surgery before contacting an attorney.  The doctor will write a medical report which the attorney will use to determine whether or not you have a malpractice case against the first doctor.

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