Most often the answer is yes. Private insurance contracts almost always contain terms called "subrogation clauses." These provide the insurance company the right to "stand in the shoes" of the insured (you) and recapture the money the company paid for care you would not have needed if there had...Read more »
Your question falls under the legal umbrella of vicarious liability, which holds that a principal (employer) must pay for the accidental wrongs of his agent (employee) if those wrongs were committed while the agent was acting in furtherance of his principal's objectives. Whether your friend falls...Read more »
You would have to meet the "more likely than not" standard. The law refers to this standard as a "preponderance of the evidence". Lawyers often describe this standard to jurors as "just over 50%", or by using the illustration of a balance scale with "one more grain of sand on this side of the scale...Read more »
Failed bladder surgery, results 2nd emergency surgery due to missed leakage into body cavity and distending abdomen. Tubing of throat improperly during surgeries causes cuts in throats causing stricture scars. After scaring, vomiting began and lots of weight loss. Internal med specialist was... Read more »
I am very sorry to hear about your post-operative difficulties. I have seen many instances where the surgery that was supposed to "fix the problem" leaves the patient worse off than he/she started. Your potential case presents a long list of issues that would best be sorted out by an experienced...Read more »
Attractive nuisance is a legal fiction that turns a child trespasser into an "invitee" in the eyes of the law. The doctrine springs from the idea that children are not responsible for knowing they are entering upon private land; especially if there is something about the land that "attracts" them...Read more »
I was recieving treatment for substance abuse issues during the summer of 2015,I was prescribed buprenorphine from DR azfeld,I was transfered to DR keith sololov due to sceduling conflicts. I saw dr sokolov only one time,on my next visit I was terminated from treatment with no just cause,they said... Read more »
With regard to your medical records, Maryland health care providers are required to disclose medical records within a reasonable time, but no more than 21 working days after the date a person in interest requests the disclosure. A health care provider that knowingly and willfully refuses to...Read more »
Signing a consent form does not take away your basis for a lawsuit. No one, including doctors and nurses, can touch you, give you drugs, or run tests on you without your permission. Therefore, you must sign a consent form to allow the doctors and nurses to treat and care for you. However, by...Read more »
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