A Texas or Tennessee attorney could advise best (the post straddles both jurisdictions), but your question remains open for five weeks. One reason the question was difficult to answer might be that med mal cases tend to be complex, commonly involving multiple parties, multiple legal theories, and...Read more »
Had ACL,MCL,LCL,and level 4 break tibiial plateau surgery in February. Had knee infection surgery again in March, and again around the end of June. On July 27th,nurse practitioner gave me this paper saying I'd reached medical maximum improvement. I've been told only doctors can make that... Read more »
A Tennessee attorney could advise best here, but your post remains open for two weeks. Additionally, your chosen categories cover different casualty areas, where state statutes might not necessarily overlap between personal injury and workers' comp regulations. Until you are able to discuss...Read more »
The medical records release is for every medical provider you know about, and should include any other medical provider the defense wants to contact. Do not put restrictions on the Release of any type and give multiple addresses if needed for each
2006 Birmingham hip resurfacing from Dr. xxx Rome, ga. 4 months later had to switch to full hip replacement. Smith and Nephew metal on metal. Bloodwork resulted in high levels of Chromium and cobalt poisoning. 2018 Dr. xxxx Erlanger hospital Chattanooga tn. put in third hip replacement. next year... Read more »
A Tennessee attorney could advise best here, but your question remains open for four weeks. Actually, not just a Tennessee attorney, but your attorney is really the one who holds the answers here. This appears to be a very complex file that involves a number of medical providers, a medical device,...Read more »
She has not been able to feel, move, or sit up. She has been in the worst pain imaginable going to Drs and they didnt see it kept saying they didn't know why she hurt. On top of that her cancer came back
A Tennessee attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for a week. I'm sorry for what your aunt is going through. There wasn't a question here, but if you're wondering whether this situation provides your aunt with any legal recourse, it isn't possible to give...Read more »
They stated it was a vessel and tried telling my wife it was such and that they patched the vessel until she bled out profusely My wife goes to tell them that's no vessel that's a artery bleeding like that she also told them my neice wasn't herself a day or two after the surgery and... Read more »
What you are describing sounds like medical negligence. To determine if your niece should go forward with a claim we or any firm would want to review medical records. I am so sorry for what your niece is going through.
The discovery rule applies in Tennessee. However, the date of injury may have put you on notice of a claim. - It will depend on the facts. Also, there is an outer limit statute of repose for medical malpractice- meaning that if it is longer than the statute of repose then it is simply barred-...Read more »
My spouse went to a walk-in clinic and was diagnosed by a nurse practitioner with an ear infection and pharyngitis and was written an Rx for amoxicillin. His condition got worse after taking the medication. I did research and almost none of his symptoms aligned with an ear infection and only a few... Read more »
A Tennessee attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for four weeks. This is something that would require a medical opinion. You could reach out to attorneys to discuss in greater detail. If an attorney identified a potential basis for a case, they could request the file and review it...Read more »
I have Multiple Sclerosis & had osteonecrosis from steroids. The surgeon gave me one option, partial knee replacement. He did warn me of a possible MS exacerbation and I said I understand that, I have had them before. He did not warn of permanent disability, severe muscle spasms, stiffness,... Read more »
Medical malpractice cases are far too complicated to answer on a simple forum such as this. You should shop around for a local attorney here on this website or elsewhere to review the facts and records of your case to best determine your options.
A Tennessee attorney could answer your question best, but your post remains open for three weeks. More information would be needed. An attorney would want to know what the test was for. Did the result place you in danger or severe anxiety? How much time elapsed between the incorrect test result and...Read more »
I went into labor while incarcerated and was in labor for a full day and repeatedly kept telling the guards at the jail who would not take me to the hospital. Finally I had no choice but to deliver my baby myself right there in the jail cell. Anything could have happened to me or my baby in that... Read more »
The jail nurse should have assisted you when you notified the jailers of the birthing. But you probably have no damages, and this would be a Government Tort Liability Action which has alot of requirements and immunities. A few very experienced lawyers might see a cause of action, but i do not....Read more »
A Tennessee med mal attorney could advise you best, but your post remains open for two weeks. Although this description is very brief, your matter involves a very complex surgery. There wasn't a question here, but if you are wondering about your legal rights, the only way to determine that is...Read more »
You'd get the best input from a Tennessee attorney, but your question remains open for two weeks. From the description, it's difficult to tell exactly what happened. At any rate, it's unlikely that an emergency room ran no test(s). You could arrange a consultation with a Tennessee...Read more »
It is usually one year from date of injury because of malfeasance. But prior to that you must give the Defendant access to all medical records and an Affidavit from a Medical Expert that you have a claim in Good Faith. This is only a bare bones answer to get you started. Start calling Medical...Read more »
it was a law sute over the death of their unborn child. she kept all the family records and he cant find any paper work on the case of the lawyers name the money was to be transfered to their account wednesday she has been brain dead for 3 weeks and was removed from life support and passed monday.... Read more »
There are several ways to find a Case as there are only so many Clerks of Circuit Courts and Federal Courts in your area. But are you sure a suit was filed in the first place? There may have been a Settlement without filing suit. You could start by calling every lawyer in the area and asking....Read more »
I underwent an armpit surgery May 29, 2018. My surgeon damaged my medial nerve(confirmed by a Neurologist November 2nd, 2018 ) causing me to have another surgery 12/18/18performed by a hand and nerve trauma surgeon. I am attending pain management and just underwent a stellate nerve block to... Read more »
my wife was diagnosed with a sinus infection when she was complaining of severe stomach pain. but instead we went to another hospital and was told her Gallbladder was bad and had gallstones. had 2 surgeries to take it out. but when I called the original hospital and complained about the care she... Read more »
Your wife could show the letter to a medical malpractice attorney and ask them about her legal rights/remedies in light of the diagnosis for a sinus infection when the condition was in fact gallstones. Whether or not an attorney determined that there was a viable cause of action, she could at least...Read more »
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