Dr. Navales, Absolute Dental, incorrectly implanted posts to hold a clip-on denture. Broken posts and extreme pain have been the result. I am currently spending another $10,000 for dental work in another office to be able to have a clip-on denture without constant post breakage and pain. I was... Read more »
answered on Apr 7, 2022
The California Dental Association has a publication on obtaining your records:
Make sure the request is put in writing.
NOTICE DEADLINES: There are strict time deadlines... Read more »
I’m in medical assistant school and one of the other students gave me possible nerve damage at some point during a vein puncture or injection. I went to the doctor after alerting my teacher and the doctor told me my symptoms sounded like nerve damage and to see a specialist if I don’t see... Read more »
answered on Oct 16, 2021
A Nevada attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. You ask about your options. A starting point could be to try to arrange a consult with an attorney. Most law firms that handle injury cases offer free initial consults. Whether or not an attorney identifies the basis... Read more »
I signed an I pad agreeing to pay a certain amount and now I have received a bill in the mail 6 months later for $400 they are claiming the insurance didn't cover. Do I have any legal ground to refuse to pay and how do I go forward?
answered on Dec 8, 2019
I would have liked to offer a more unequivocal "yes" or "no" response here, but it is difficult to offer a definite answer without knowing the full terms of any agreements or paperwork/screens you signed, and the nature of the denial. Terms and conditions imposed by the... Read more »
Following a car accident our health care provider released all of our family's medical records, including 3rd party medical records /3 people/ to the at fault party's insurance company. accident was december 2016/ potential hipaa violation / privilege violation was less than 90 days ago
answered on Mar 1, 2018
Yes, if there was an over broad production that didn't involve anyone in the accident and/or protected info. You can report the provider to the Medical Board and pursue a HIPAA violation claim but those are very difficult cases. Good luck!
answered on Feb 12, 2018
I can't speak for Nevada but as a general prinicpal the doctor may only do that which they are authorized to do by the patient or if a minor by the parents.
However when it comes to examination only (and non-invasive tests) Title X funding says no consent required for teens.... Read more »
Can't write everything over. I need counsel and it appears I am a victim from the crime and the system. I am in the protected class and disabled and what was done to me is a Federal Hate Crime! I am traumatized in need of crisis intervention and an attorney. Where is my legal representation as... Read more »
answered on Apr 3, 2017
Contact the Nevada Civil Liberties Union--they may have a "cooperating attorney" who can figure out if you have a claim.
The staff would try to illicit emotional responses by waking us all night, misdiagnosing us, throwing out accusations of substance abuse and attempting to bring us to mental health court with no legal grounds.
answered on May 21, 2016
Any case can be a pro bono case if you find an attorney willing to do the case for free. If you believe you have a viable lawsuit for money damages, you do not necessarily need a pro bono lawyer. Many lawyers will give free consultations, and if they assess that you have a good case they will... Read more »
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