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Old 06-29-2007, 06:02 PM   #1
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Head Injury... Do I have case?

Hello all,

I had a head injury about 2 years ago and have had various problems since then. I hit my head on a cement potter (like the one's that are on the sidewalks that accomodate small tree). I was knocked out cold, taken in an ambulance and treated at the hospital. I had a laceration on the outer corner of my right eye and was given 7 stitches and discharged with no precautionary testing done.

No MRI's
No Catscan's
No Xray's
NOTHING BUT STITCHES!!

My question is does anyone think that I might be able to take the hospital up in court being that they didn't take at serious precautions to my injury except for a few stitches? As you can see below, maybe a CT Scan or an MRI might have eleviated some of my problems before they became escalated.

Symptoms since the injury:
  • Constant cracking Joints and Severe Muscle Weakness
  • Daily Headaches
  • Severe Fatigue
  • Dizziness, Lightheadedness and offbalance feeling most of the time. (like seeing bright stars)
  • Sensitivity to light
  • Increased floaters (many everyday and will not go away)
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Ridged fingernails
  • Numbness and tingling in all extremeties
  • Frequent urination (like I have to go now)
  • Hair Loss from both scalp, eye lids and eyebrows with the slightest pull
  • Dark urine with foul odor
  • Raised red bumps on chest, shoulders and outer upper arms
  • Goosebumps all over when urinating or sitting down to releave myself.
Tests that I have had done thus far:
  • Blood Testing to include RA and TSH levels for Thyroid problem
  • MRI w/ contrast of brain
  • MRI of C-Spine and Lumbar(see page 3 of this post for a descriptive breakdown of the MRI results)
  • Hormone Blood Test(negative)
  • Urologist(ultrasound of abdomen area and urine culture which came back negative)

Hopefully someone can relate.

Thanks in advance,
Shaggs

 
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