Medical Malpractice Law Questions

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice Law for Texas on Jun 14, 2013

afunk@branchlawfirm.com's answer
I was involved in a similar case. This may have been an unnecessary surgery and therefore malpractice. You should contact a malpractice attorney right away.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice Law for Georgia on Sep 16, 2013

Julie A. Rice's answer
There is a physician client privilege and confidentiality. This seems like a breach of that privilege and confidentiality. Unfortunately, so much is put in our medical records that there may as well be a tape recorder. Tell the dr. what they need to ...
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice Law for New Mexico on Sep 19, 2012

Adam T. Funk's answer
I'm not sure I understand your question. If you provide more details, perhaps I can help.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice Law for Texas on Oct 24, 2012

Adam T. Funk's answer
You can file against a county hospital, however, you must get permission first. The Texas Tort Claims Act applies here. The Act requires that you send a claim notice letter to the county first before you can file a lawsuit. There are many rules and ...
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice Law for Texas on Jun 28, 2013

Adam T. Funk's answer
You may have a medical malpractice case, a product defect case, or both. You should sit down with an attorney and talk about your options.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice Law for Texas on Jul 5, 2012

Adam T. Funk's answer
You may have a case against the doctor or even possibly the makers of the drugs. It all depends on the circumstances surrounding the medical treatment. You need to get the records reviewed by a physician and a lawyer to see if there is a case. You have ...
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice Law for Texas on Sep 25, 2012

Adam T. Funk's answer
You are right that you only have two years to file a lawsuit against the hospital. There are a number of factors involved with this type of case and you should find an attorney as soon as possible if you still want to file a lawsuit.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice Law for Texas on Jul 18, 2013

Adam T. Funk's answer
It all depends on what was done during the initial surgery. If there was malpractice committed, then you may have a case against the doctor. If there was a defective product used, then you may have a case against the manufacturer of the device.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice Law for Texas on Dec 15, 2013

Adam T. Funk's answer
Two years from the date of the malpractice. There are caveats to that rule and therefore it would be wise to speak to an attorney about your claim.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice Law for Texas 30 days ago

Adam T. Funk's answer
It depends on the product itself. There may be a claim if the product was defective, but we would need more information to know.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice Law for New Mexico on Jan 9, 2011

Adam T. Funk's answer
Can you provide more information? What kind of request? What court and how wrong was your name? I cannot answer your question without more information.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice Law for New Mexico on Feb 7, 2011

Adam T. Funk's answer
go to this link: http://public.nmcompcomm.us/NMPublic/gateway. dll/?f=templates&fn=default... and search "medical malpractice"
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice Law for New Mexico on May 19, 2011

Adam T. Funk's answer
I do not believe there is anything legally you can do. If the doctor does not feel comfortable doing what you request, he/she will simply not do it. I am not a medical doctor, but it sounds like you need a second opinion.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice Law for New Mexico on Jun 24, 2011

Adam T. Funk's answer
You can search online on lexisnexis.com (need a subscription); nmcourts.gov (free); or call the NM Medical Board.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice Law for New Mexico on Feb 21, 2014

Adam T. Funk's answer
The next step is to contact a personal injury attorney. The attorney will look at whether you have a malpractice case against the hospital and proceed from there.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice Law for Georgia on Feb 2, 2013

Julie A. Rice's answer
Whether or not this is a Federal Case depends upon who committed the alleged malpractice or if there is some other reason to be in Federal Court such as diversity of jurisdiction. For example, if this is a federal tort claims act against the government, ...
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice Law for Georgia on Mar 18, 2013

Julie A. Rice's answer
The Statute of Limitations in Medical Malpractice case is 2 years. When the statute begins to run is not an easy question to answer and depends upon many factors. You should have a qualified medical malpractice attorney review your case in detail.