It really depends on the federal court and the judge. Some judges allow the period to last up to 30 days prior to the trial. Others cut it shorter. Some judges allow you 6 months while others provide you with 18 months. It really depends on a number of factors.
Negligence is defined as the beach of the standard of care. If a reasonably prudent audiologist would have caught it and the additional damage caused you more injury, then there might be a claim of negligence. You should speak to a qualified medical malpractice attorney in Texas as soon as possible.
We took her in due to a rash and they gave her 3 times the amount of epinephrine and the nurse who administered the med did not chart the incident, we are getting no where with the hospital. she now has trouble with shaking hands and complains that her stomache feels shakey all the time. we have... Read more »
You can file against a county hospital, however, you must get permission first. The Texas Tort Claims Act applies here. The Act requires that you send a claim notice letter to the county first before you can file a lawsuit. There are many rules and caveats you must follow and therefore...Read more »
You are right that you need to get her correct address. When you sue someone, you must provide the defendant with notice of the lawsuit so they may defend themselves. You can find her information through voter registeries, property records databases, or hire a private investigator.
My mom passed away the night before I had my son. Due to toxic effects of mutiple drugs which were the prescription they gave her. Zanax, hydrocode, somas, tezapam. Do I have a case as wrongful death?? It was ruled accident. ;-( I need help and don't know what to do!!!
You may have a case against the doctor or even possibly the makers of the drugs. It all depends on the circumstances surrounding the medical treatment. You need to get the records reviewed by a physician and a lawyer to see if there is a case. You have two years to file a wrongful death lawsuit...Read more »
They stopped billing me on the same day. I am still walking wit a walker almost two years later. I feel like I have a malpractice suit against them. I can not find an attorney to take the case and time is running out to file.I think this can be settled out of court.
You are right that you only have two years to file a lawsuit against the hospital. There are a number of factors involved with this type of case and you should find an attorney as soon as possible if you still want to file a lawsuit.
It all depends on what was done during the initial surgery. If there was malpractice committed, then you may have a case against the doctor. If there was a defective product used, then you may have a case against the manufacturer of the device.
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