Detroit, MI asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for Illinois

Q: Thanks for reading! I'm wanting to know if I should speak to a lawyer about my father's care in a skilled nursing..

Facility. I ordered his chart after he passed away to see if any testing was done that could've provided treatment needed and found that the issue of a failing liver was not addressed with any of us and additional testing was never ordered. Upon request of myself the nursing home called 911 approximately 12 days after the abnormal blood test results came in and my father was taken to the hospital where he passed away from a blood clot in the liver with in 3 days. I feel the doctors should've advised us of results and done more tests. My father was recovering from covid pneumonia also and I was his power of attorney and never once was I contacted from staff about my father's decline. Thank You

1 Lawyer Answer
Joel Gary Selik
Joel Gary Selik
  • Medical Malpractice Lawyer
  • Las Vegas, NV

A: Yes you should Consult with experienced nursing home/medical malpractice attorneys in your state.

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