My BIL's aunt passed yesterday at a hospital in GA. She had told the doctor's and nurses there that she had a pacemaker when they wanted her to have an MRI--she told them several times that she did not want an MRI b/c of this, however, they moved forward with the testing and she... Read more »
answered on May 11, 2023
Your aunt's husband or, if she wasn't married, surviving children, should contact a medical malpractice attorney in Georgia as soon as possible to investigate this matter. An MRI is usually contraindicated with someone with a pacemaker or other metal objects.
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I want to know how I go about filing a lawsuit for malpractice that resulted in my father's death. The night before he passed the paramedics were called to drive him to the hospital, but they refused to take him stating that he was “too heavy to put on the stretcher” regardless of... Read more »
answered on Sep 22, 2022
I am sorry for your loss.
If your father was not married, then you and any other biological children of your father would be the correct parties to file a medical malpractice wrongful death lawsuit. Such a lawsuit must be filed within 2 years of your father's death (though it is... Read more »
Hello. On 1-3-2022 I was pull over for non-working brake lights (pre-video evidence,they work) 12 broken ribs and lung collapsed and multiple dog bites as well as getting hit by the officers and they admitted to striking in police report. I need help please.
answered on Jun 8, 2022
An attorney probably needs to know more about the facts, before they can agree to represent you. They will want to know if you complied with the police requests or if you were the aggressor. They would likely want to know if you were under the influence of any medications at the time. There are... Read more »
Not at fault MVA. Not-at-fault driver had all medical expenses paid by their Medicare Part C (medicare advantage) plan. At fault driver's insurance carrier settled claim and paid settlement to not-at-fault driver. Can the Medicare Part C plan subrogate to get medical expenses paid out to... Read more »
answered on Jun 8, 2022
Yes. Medicare Advantage plans stand in the same shoes as Medicare plans and are entitled to be reimbursed out of the proceeds of the settlement. Usually, the plan will reduce the amount claimed by a percentage of the attorney fees and a percentage of the case expenses.
In the State of GA - How long does one have to file a whistleblower suit against a government agency?
answered on Jun 20, 2022
A whistleblower action must be brought within 6 years after the date the violation was committed.
I’ve contacted the retailer and they took 27 days to respond to my email and they said they opened an investigation. They seem to not be in any rush with this.
I would like to stress that this is a MAJOR US retailer.
Other customers’ information just started popping up into my... Read more »
answered on Apr 23, 2022
You very well may have a claim for this data breach which could result in compensation to you. A complaint would likely need to be filed against the retailer in order to make sure the flaw in their software is fixed. You should contact a lawyer in Georgia as soon as possible to explore this matter... Read more »
answered on Apr 1, 2022
Once a physician graduates from medical school, he/she can place "MD" after his/her name wherever he/she lives. However, he/she can only practice medicine in the states in which he/she is licensed. To see if a physician is licensed in Georgia, check the Georgia Composite Medical Board:... Read more »
Who files lawsuit girlfriend or my son's parents
answered on Sep 10, 2021
I am sorry for your loss.
The claim for wrongful death belongs to your grandson. An adult will need to bring the lawsuit on his behalf. That adult can be the girlfriend or the grandparents. Any money awarded from the lawsuit will be only for his benefit and everything must be approved by... Read more »
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