I was prescribed gabapentin at 1200 mg a day while in the hospital and in the rehabilitation center. While in the hospital I went from being able to barely walk from sickle cell pain to not being able to walk without the assistance of a wheelchair or walker with extreme tremors! The hospital then... Read more »
answered on Mar 15, 2023
You have a potential medical malpractice case consult with experience, Medical Malpractice attorneys in your state
Medical malpractice means that a doctor violated the standard of care. A bad outcome is not enough. Another doctor would be needed to evaluate what the doctors did.... Read more »
answered on Jan 27, 2023
Maybe, but maybe not. The Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code provides as follows:
Sec. 146.002. TIMELY BILLING REQUIRED. (a) Except as provided by Subsection (b) or (c), a health care service provider shall bill a patient or other responsible person for services provided to the... Read more »
answered on Dec 7, 2022
It’s great you discovered the mix-up before any harm was done. Return the other patient’s paperwork to the hospital and let them know so they can get the right information into your medical records.
My husband's mother is 85 years old with dementia, she fell and had to have surgery she is in Neuro ICU right now. My husband's sister has the Medical POA and she refuses to give us the code to call the nurses station to get updates on his mother!! The medical staff will not speak with... Read more »
answered on Dec 7, 2022
It sounds like there is no abuse and the medical POA is working exactly the way it is intended to.
Your mother-in-law chose your husband’s sister to be the person to receive her medical information and to make health care decisions on her behalf. You have no business calling the nurses... Read more »
Search of personal property, search of home, seclusion, emotional and mental abuse of disabled elderly, falsification of records in a hospital setting?
answered on Dec 7, 2022
There is no single answer to your question.
HIPAA violations are investigated by the HHS Office of Civil Rights. Because there is no private cause of action for individual patients, any lawyers involved would be government employed health law attorneys.
Elderly disabled abuse is... Read more »
While a patient in the emergency room at a hospital in Amarillo, TX I had a grand-mal seizure. While having the seizure a security guard for the hospital was trying to hold me down to a bed and I have been told that I had bit him and ran from the hospital. Well 4 months later I got stopped on the... Read more »
answered on Dec 6, 2022
If you successfully defend the third degree felony assault case, you might be able to sue the complainant—whether that’s the security guard or the hospital—for malicious prosecution.
This is a very difficult type of lawsuit to prove, so be prepared to pay a hefty fee to any attorney... Read more »
Only accept payment using app
No credit card payment or human service at the gate
Only very simple instruction of payment at the gate and not very eye-catching
No payment instruction anywhere in the hospital, like inside elevator or entrance of building.
No payment... Read more »
answered on Nov 22, 2022
Many parking lots are quickly becoming pay by app. It’s easy. It’s convenient. It’s efficient.
I don’t see how it discriminates.
I got told this in front of my girlfriend before a doctor proceeded to check my prostate. I found this very upsetting and unpleasant.
answered on Nov 21, 2022
IMO it is unprofessional, albeit not illegal. We men have to endure dozens of prostate exams in our lifetimes as part of our annual
physical exams. And we don’t find them fun. The doctor’s misguided attempt at levity could easily be misconstrued by a patient and probably ought to be... Read more »
It’s been 1 and a half year since my brother was discharged and we are looking at a lawsuit. Ty.
answered on Sep 19, 2022
If you filed a lawsuit, I would use the discovery process to find out.
I injured my right knee during a slip and fall at work. The injuries are a complete tear of the ACL, partial tear of the MCL and buckling of the PCL. I have arthritis in me knee and the only surgery that me doctor will do is a complete knee replacement. The Worker’s Comp insurance carrier said... Read more »
answered on Sep 15, 2022
It is very difficult to prove a total keen replacement is due to your work related injury. You will need an expert medical opinion to state all the conditions for which you need the total knee replacement are a result of the work injury within a reasonable medical probability. If you prove this,... Read more »
answered on Sep 6, 2022
In the absence of an agreement, a child is not personally responsible for a parent's debt. In the absence of the acknowledgment of the validity of a debt, the statute of limitations to collect a debt in Texas is four years.
They gave me the wrong antibiotics twice
answered on Jun 23, 2022
A Texas attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. It would be difficult for attorneys to offer guidance here. There wasn't a question, but it looks like you're wondering about your legal rights. That would call for a medical opinion. You could reach out to... Read more »
Filed 3/18/22 in Montgomery County. Texas. He is removing me from insurance, I am a double transplant survivor and cannot be without health insurance. He says come June 1st I will no longer have health insurance and will not add me unless ordered by the courts. No lawyer, I am not able to work due... Read more »
answered on Jun 1, 2022
You need to have your family let you borrow money so you can retain a lawyer,
Im 36 born with lung agenesis aka only one lung, I have severe mental health issues, I have the required amount of work credits and my ICD 10 code Q33.3 is nationally covered under the Americans with disabilities act but the ssa says that my condition is not as severe as I think it is. The... Read more »
answered on May 8, 2022
You can read the regulations related to Social Security regulations to see how Social Security considers claims for disability benefits. SSA is making a decision as to whether your medical issues are so severe that they prevent you from doing all work that exists in the national economy. The ICD 10... Read more »
If I'm on the phone and use another device like ipad to record conversations, do i have to let the other person know I'm recording them and can I have a recording app on my phone to record my conversations?
answered on Apr 3, 2022
In Texas only one person has to know that you are recording
I received an Epidural and which I was stuck several times. The next day I felt bad pain in my back I asked many times what was back there. K was told it was a reaction from tape. While changing the bandage she didn't have enough supplies and so she stepped out. I got up and took a picture of... Read more »
answered on Mar 26, 2022
You do not have a medical malpractice lawyer because of the current law. Talking to the liaison is a good idea ,
Wife is on 6 mental prescription and release to outpatient home care under my guardianship. Aunt is brainwashing her into gambling and alcohol. And threatening me for trying to stop it.
answered on Mar 15, 2022
You can tell the lady to stay away from your mentally ill relative. If you have guardianship of the person and her money don't give her money to gamble.
I won a lawsuit for medical malpractice. I was told I couldn’t speak about the facts of the case or settlement. If I keep all names and settlement amounts confidential may I tell my story? The company who I sued has also filed bankruptcy. How do I find out if the company was liquidated? This is... Read more »
answered on Mar 1, 2022
One would have to see the actual settlement to properly answer this question, but I would advise against any disclosure. Many times there are severe consequences for breaches of confidentiality. I think the safest course of action is to remain silent and disclose nothing.
The investigator told me "It looks like you fliped Him?" did you flip him I replied no! I was given the option to Resign or get Terminated by 8:00 am November 12, 2021 Also she asked if I had CPI training "Crisis Prevention Institute" I've worked for the Grand Prairie... Read more »
answered on Nov 19, 2021
A Texas attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. You're asking for a professional to review the video. There are investigators and safety/security experts out there who could probably do that. Although the matter appears to involve a number of areas, an employment... Read more »
i don't think i should be forced to voluntarily provide medical information
answered on Nov 10, 2021
Yes, nothing prohibits your employer from asking whether you are vaccinated.
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