Room scalpel in hand and starts cutting away no disinfectant no lidocaine didn't ask me if it was ok to do it that way. Now I'm having panic attacks when ever I go to the Dr. Was it legal for him to do it that way without letting me decide. He was aggrivated because me and my doctor... Read more »
A Kentucky attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. You could reach out to med mal attorneys in your state to try to arrange a free initial consult. If they felt that further review was warranted, they could discuss your file with a medical professional. Good luck
I am on limited probation in KY as an LPN. In my agreed order it mentions if I can’t meet the agreement terms I could put in writing that I wanted to surrender my license and it would only be for a period of 2 years then I could try to get them back. Is there a possibility that they wouldn’t... Read more »
A Kentucky attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Lawyers are generally the common option for help with med mal cases. You could check online if alternate resources are available, but many people do seek out lawyers for such matters. One of the reasons for this is...Read more »
Now he informs me that I don’t have Lupus but I am still sick and got several drs I have to see for medical issues. I know that taking medicine I shouldn’t of been taking has contributed to these issues. Nobody wants to help me with my case.
In order to file a medical malpractice action you must prove that your doctor committed an error and was negligent in doing so. Misdiagnosis is an error. Further that damage or injury was caused by the negligence. Causation and damages should be established via expert medical testimony. Be...Read more »
She was in and out of the hospital from birth to 6 months the doctors said she was not gaining weight even thoe she was fed every 2 hours. I had the doctors cause so many problems to the point that cps was called everything was unfounded but it's still the point of everything that has happened... Read more »
A Kentucky attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for five weeks. There wasn't a question included in your post, but it seems fairly clear that you're wondering about your legal rights relating to your infant's medical care. One option here would be to reach out to...Read more »
A Kentucky attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for a week. That's up to you and your decision, but what you are describing seems to be not just a change of venue, but state (where it's possible elements of both states' rules of civil procedure could apply - only...Read more »
I got hurt back in February and the doctors kept telling me I was okay I went and got a bunch of mri’s through the course of February through the end of school before I left my campus and through the football season the doctor kept telling me I was okay so I had to keep playing football until the... Read more »
A lot depends on what was shown. It's possible that going into the MRI's you had a predisposing condition. following the additional playing, that might have been the tear, but the question is what was shown when. You may have a case, you may have a case against the school--a lawyer would...Read more »
I am a baptist health employee, I have the premier health plan through baptist which I pay the premium on. I am having surgery at this hospital, which is baptist owned. I was called with my estimate, it is double my tier 1 out of pocket max. After contacting the insurance company, I found out that... Read more »
I don’t immediately see any criminal law issues for your question. That sounds like a health insurance billing issue. You could try contacting someone with the Department of insurance In your home state.
Facts my father had a TBI affecting his brain patient patient was unaware of what was even going on the whole time I believe law states you have a year and also I'm assuming from the time you knew of incident which is a malpractice lawsuit claim that I am pursuing in the state of Kentucky... Read more »
Only a Kentucky attorney could advise on statutes of limitations, as they are governed by state law. However, you await a response for three weeks. At this point, reach out to Kentucky attorneys to discuss. Most attorneys who handle such cases offer free initial consults. As a GENERAL matter, some...Read more »
It cause misdiagnosis and surgery that may not have been needed. Went without medicine for 5 1/2 years because I was not told about the test results. Cost me employment and many other things wrong with their system. Is there anything I can do?
When my husband was 16 and was dealing with a very chaotic family life which caused his severe depression, his caregiver put him in a mental hospital where he was told to notify staff of any suicidal thoughts. Prior to and on the day of the discharge, he repeatedly told the staff that he... Read more »
Had my grandmother in er and the whole time the alarm went off due to high bloodpressure. I took some pictures and video of the monitor. She had had strokes in the past when it was 225/103 I went and got the nurse and was told it's ok shes in the best place she could... Read more »
It's difficult to say if they could be held liable. Your best option would probably be to try to arrange an initial consult with a Kentucky med mal attorney. Even if by textbook principles, you COULD demonstrate they are liable, health issues with elderly patients can sometimes present...Read more »
On 1-1-20 my dad fell and broke his neck, he was taken to uofl hospital in Louisville, KY. Drs and nurses were told my dad was allergic to dilauted pain medicine, it's also stated on paperwork from Shelby Co EMS. There's other things done inappropriately to my dad also. He passed away... Read more »
I was seeing a cosmetic/plastic surgeon in Lexington KY. I recently found out that this person is in fact not a surgeon or even a doctor. I want to cancel my membership with this facility as I do not feel safe seeing this person and I was lied to.
I have repeatedly asked for an incorrect diagnosis to be corrected in my chart and the doctors office is ignoring me. I even filed a complaint with the Office for Civil Rights and the doctors office has still not responded to me. Can I get a court order or get an attorney help me and possibly get... Read more »
This question looks familiar, if the matter involved a lumbar series diagnostic imaging. An attorney would need to request the MRI films and accompanying reports and review them with medical experts. The question is straightforward, but the answer could be complex because of factors jurors would be...Read more »
An attorney would not be able to make a determination based on these facts alone. If you consulted with a Kentucky med mal attorney, they would likely want to request the MRI films and accompanying reports and review them with radiologists. While it could seem like a simple question, jurors in such...Read more »
Motor vehicle accident. Taken to ER. Xrays given. Told only contusions. Told to make orthopedic appt. At appt was told my arm was fractured. I was placed in a cast. Time went by and i went bac kto ortho who did another xray and said yes it was still fractured. Then when i was still complaining... Read more »
You could conduct a few basic internet searches for medical experts in your state. If you've already retained an attorney, you could also check with them as to whether they already have someone in mind who is well-versed in the particular issues that arise in your case. Your attorney might...Read more »
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