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A family of Sherbrooke continues to a little more than $ 2 million to the two hospitals of their town and five doctors alleging that they are not responded quickly enough to treat their daughter, who has made a stroke and is left with serious physical and psychological sequelae.
Since it has been a cerebral vascular accident (STROKE) on January 23, 2016, Julie Fournier is in a wheelchair and suffers from hemiplegia, a paralysis of half the body, left in his case.
“At the beginning, I was crying all the time and I wanted to die,” said the Newspaper, tear in the eye, the 35 year old woman, who is no longer able to go to the bathroom without help from her parents with whom she returned to live to take care of it.
According to the lawsuit, which was filed in the courthouse on January 22, in Montreal, it would have also many psychiatric problems, including a major depressive syndrome.
A $ 15,000 renovation
His parents, Chantal Rouillard and Jean-Guy Fournier, stated that they had invested a little more than $ 15,000 to modify their home to accommodate their daughter Julie.
“The retreat, it is finished for us,” said Ms. Rouillard. My daughter has made progress, but it will not get better. “
On the morning of January 26, 2016, Julie Fournier woke up with severe headache and collapsed to the ground as she tried to get up out of bed, is it reported in the pursuit.
Its neighbors have dialed 911 in the wake of the cries of distress that they have heard.
The one who earned his living as a speaker social was first brought to the Hôtel-Dieu of Sherbrooke, the installation of the integrated Center for academic health and social services of the eastern Townships, ” says one.
Waiting in a corridor
Seventy-five minutes later, Julie Fournier has been transferred to the Hospital Fleurimont for a consultation in neurology.
“She waited on a stretcher in a corridor of the emergency, where she constantly complained of headaches important and asked for Tylenol.
These requests have, however, been denied by the nurses, the latter requiring rather to the plaintiff to submit to a urine test to prove that she has not consumed any drugs, ” one can read in the court document.
After having undergone several tests over the following days, this is only the 26th of January, three days after being admitted to the hospital, a neurosurgeon concluded that there had been a STROKE, alleged the prosecution.
“Within several hours “
It is indicated that there has been ” a delay of several hours before the STROKE of Julie Fournier is not supported and is treated “.
“I’m doing this lawsuit because I want to improve my condition,” said Ms. Fournier, who calls for 1 200 000 $ for the pain, suffering and other inconveniences.
A lot of money
His mother and father ask, respectively 675 000 $ and 125 000 $ for these same reasons.
The other two children of the family, Patrick and Yannick, require them each $ 10,000 for a total of 2 020 000 $.
Contacted by The Newspaper, the CIUSSS of the Estrie region has preferred not to comment further ” so as not to interfere with the judicial process “.