Q: Daughter died of heroine overdose after over a year clean. Was prescribed Percocet after C section. Dr aware of history
At first she refused but needed for pain. Then her brother informed us she asked him to get her more he refused. Found dead month after baby was born. Does hospital hold any liability.
A: I am very sorry for your loss. It's not possible for someone to give you advice about your situation with the limited information available in this forum. You should immediately sit down with a local attorney and discuss the situation. If the first attorney doesn't want to take the case ask them for a referral. If you talk to 3 attorneys, and make sure they are the right ones who handle medical malpractice, and none of them take your case then you can feel like you did everything you could to try and resolve any legal issues relating to this unfortunate situation.
A: My condolences at this most difficult time.
Every case is unique and more information is needed to properly answer your query intelligently.
However, it is always a good idea to contact a local attorney that handles these types of cases in the court most proximate to where you would have to appear.
In other words, I am in Palm Springs and you don’t want to hire a Palm Springs lawyer for an Orange Co case. In those cases, I usually try to refer the potential client to a lawyer that is closer to where this happened.
Most DUI and Accident lawyers will offer a free consultation to review the facts. For other areas of law, many lawyers will bill for a consultation.
Call a local attorney to discuss in more detail and request an appointment.
If you need help finding a good Accident lawyer please contact me at 760 837 7500.
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