So they need to go back in. They had plan to do surgery today. But he needed blood he has bed sores. He has blood clots now. He is in a hospital in Grand Rapids Michigan I am in Louisiana. The doctor informed his care person what they have done. Is this medical malpractice?
answered on Feb 26, 2020
It could be malpractice, but you will need to have his records reviewed by a doctor within that particular field. Please understand that not every mistake, misdiagnosis, or bad result is malpractice. It is only malpractice if there is a failure to follow the standard of care as established by... Read more »
My mom's mid section was as if a ball was under her gown. She was complaining of a pain in that area. In say 2 hospitals and nursing facility all ignored her pain and neglected my mother till tragically her stomach split open, her eyes stayed wide open as though the moment overwhelmed her and... Read more »
answered on Dec 21, 2019
Under the Louisiana Medical Malpractice Act, you will first need to file a request for review by a medical review panel before you can file suit. Because of the special nature of medical malpractice claims, it is important that you consult with an attorney who does medical malpractice. Please... Read more »
Electronically signed dates are like the next day. Then one op note was added like a month later.
One part says he was taken to recovery doing well without problems then it’s the same papers but it says death. But they say he died i the catch lab.
He was givin too much... Read more »
answered on Oct 24, 2019
These are questions which cannot be answered without further review of the records either by an attorney or another physician. Blank pages and late signings are not unusual practices in and of themselves to warrant suspicion. Please keep in mind that you only have one year from the date of the... Read more »
answered on Oct 14, 2019
Yes. LSA - 40:1299.96(A)(2)(b) allows children of the deceased patient to request medical records without opening an estate.
answered on Aug 29, 2019
How is it that you know the doctor went in through the wrong side to place the stent? The issue in your case is 1) whether by performing your surgery in this manner the surgeon failed to follow the standard of care, and 2) whether by choosing to perform the surgery in this manner did he cause an... Read more »
Injury is resulting in small surgery they say there is no need to fill out workers comp paperwork.
answered on Jul 10, 2019
If you were injured at work, your best option is to consult with an experienced Workers Compensation attorney. You may be entitled to recover loss wages and more. There are some firms, including myself, who offer free consultations and will meet with you and answer any questions you may have.
answered on Jul 10, 2019
Are you asking can the driver who was not at fault still recover? This depends on a few different factors, but the best route would be to consult with an experienced personal injury attorney.
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