answered on Dec 5, 2022
A Missouri or Oklahoma attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. The short answer nationwide is usually "yes," they can. Even with insurance, people can be declined pre-authorization for surgical procedures by their carriers. I'm sorry for your... Read more »
I went back to work and everything was getting worse I was drinking lots of fluids and urinating started again but my hip and leg kept getting worse I went back and they told me I had osteonecrosis and would have to have a hip replacement after I got copies of both my ct scan results in June it... Read more »
answered on Oct 23, 2022
A Missouri attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for five weeks. Making a determination of this situation would require a medical opinion. It sounds like you are asserting a theory of failure-to-diagnose, based on your contention that you suffered damages from your osteonecrosis... Read more »
My health insurance company continually refuses to answer direct questions I have re: claim denial. Specifically, what codes were used. In addition, they also provide false/misleading answers to questions re: claims, my policy. My Q: what laws could they potentially be violating with this tactic?
answered on Oct 10, 2022
A Missouri attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. In terms of the codes you mention, the billing companies for the medical providers that treated you input those. You should be able to see those line-by-line on your bills, which you could request copies of from... Read more »
I was allowed to start working at a nursing home before the pre employment background check was conducted.2 months later, I was terminated because the background check showed an arrest for kidnapping and burglary, to which I am not guilty of,but no conviction. The case is still pending in court and... Read more »
answered on Aug 8, 2022
Missouri is an employment-at-will state. With limited exceptions, an employer may terminate an employee at will and doesn’t need to be fair.
My husband is getting ready to sign on a work comp settlement. The amount has already been agreed upon. He has signed all the documents, but there is one that concerns us which is the Medicare Stipulation.
According to this document, if he should seek out future medical treatment that... Read more »
answered on Jan 19, 2022
This link should give you some further information on Medicare with regard to settlements. You should consult with an attorney for any specific questions. https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Coordination-of-Benefits-and-Recovery/Workers-Compensation-Medicare-Set-Aside-Arrangements/WCMSA-Overview
They installed it so I would think they have to remove it
answered on Dec 7, 2021
I’m not aware of any law that would prohibit a health care provider from refusing to do a surgery on someone who refuses a PCR test.
What specific statute do you believe is being violated?
Perhaps you can find another surgeon who isn’t concerned about the risk of COVID-19 transmission?
Parents are still alive, Mom was placed in a nursing home, dad, I think signed papers medicaid papers which turns over assets. I am the only child but live out of state. Could we deed or put into a trust? Options?
I have verified no Liens on the property other than a bank note.
answered on Aug 10, 2021
Hire a competent MO attorney for advice. This is a public forum. There are many different ways to protect assets, but none are perfect.
answered on Mar 28, 2021
A Missouri attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. Given the basic format of this question and answer board, it could be difficult for an attorney to meaningfully advise you. You could reach out to med mal law firms in your area. Most firms that handle such cases offer... Read more »
Two stents in heart, one in leg. They would not let me say goodbye to my mother, I thought I was going to die because I had to lay there so long with no intervention until my Covid test came back, which was negative. All they did was give me some pain medicine, they knew I was having a heart... Read more »
answered on Jan 18, 2021
I am sorry that you received such poor care. You didn't ask any legal question, however.
I am currently in risk of having my lower limb cut above the knee. In the past when I've had infection I was able to get x-rays CAT scans and MRIs with no problem but this time they said since I didn't have a fever they denied me. Do I have a claim against Medicaid can I sue them for not... Read more »
answered on Aug 30, 2020
A Missouri attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry for your ordeal and frustration in obtaining vital medical care. If your denial is based on medical necessity, your primary care provider or the specialist who referred you for the MRI should be able to... Read more »
The service was performed in August of 2017 and the first time I ever saw a bill was November of 2019. I assumed (and forgot) that insurance covered it and it was a done. When the bill showed up, I first asked for an explanation of benefits as well as the excuse for only seeing it 27 months later... Read more »
answered on Aug 21, 2020
You are mistaken. The statute of limitations is at least 5 years. It is 10 years on a written promise to pay money.
What actions within five years.
516.120. Within five years:
(1) All actions upon contracts, obligations or liabilities, express or implied, except those... Read more »
The account number is missing 2 numbers. Example: contract signed at hospital. J1234567. Account number on bills they sent me after service have J001234567. The 2 account numbers don't fully match. Can I use that to get the case dismissed?
answered on Jul 29, 2020
I hope you have a better defense than that one because it doesn’t sound like a winner.
Landlord has known about this and didn't notify no one or do nothing but evict when ask about it
answered on Apr 26, 2020
You could repost your question under the Landlord-Tenant section. There's no guarantee that all questions are answered, but your question remains open for a month and would have better chances of being seen by an attorney who could offer input there. Good luck
My grandma had known copd and was just recently diagnosed with lung cancer. We were looking at a few years left with her. At her doctor appointment on monday the nurse took her vitals but spent an unusually long amount if time trying to change her oxygen level reading. Before she stood in front of... Read more »
answered on Apr 24, 2020
Contact a member of the Mo. Assn for Justice/Mo. Trial Lawyers assn that handles medical negligence cases. The problem is that a person that is bringing a case has to show that but for the mistake the person who died would have lived. That is sometimes very difficult, especially if the person has... Read more »
Surgical equipment left in the body
answered on Dec 22, 2019
They have an obligation to disclose that information; request a copy of your medical records. Good luck
Big hole in kitchen where my 23month old twins fell in to floor
answered on Jul 12, 2019
You didn't ask a question, but if you want to know what to do, the answer is to meet with an attorney knowledgeable with landlord tenant law. Most importantly, don't ignore the suit or a default judgment will likely be taken against you.
they didn't do all they could to prevent the clots do i have a legal case
answered on May 28, 2018
Without reviewing your medical records and gathering more facts, it would be hard for any attorney to form an opinion of the strength of your potential claim. Contact a local attorney who practices med-mal.
answered on Apr 3, 2018
Yes. If you breach your agreement they can sue and probably will.
This is a case of breach of confidentiality between a counselor/therapist and patient, where the breach has and will continue to affect the patient emotionally for not only as long as the patient lives at her current address, but forevermore due to the entire nature of the breach. There is solid... Read more »
answered on Mar 13, 2018
Generally no, because there is no remedy for most breaches of confidentiality. Contact a member of the Mo. Assn for Justice as they give free consults.
my mom was admitted into hospital with pneumonia, a family member ( a cousin) not responsible for moms care sign a paper in the hospital that states that she was the one to contact in regards to making my moms medical decisions. This person had my mom listed as a no code -DNR . hospital added this... Read more »
answered on Jun 30, 2017
Depends on the outcome. Review the situation with a member of the Mo. Assn for Justice who handles medical issues--they give free consults.
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