I went to the Stretch Zone due to feeling like I needed to be stretched or aligned in March 2023. I informed him that I had one hip higher than the other. He adjusted me and then pulled both legs simultaneously. This left me feeling lopsided and within 2-3 days I felt extreme pain in my lower... View More
I consulted with a popular Atlanta invisalign provider in reference to fixing damage done to my teeth by a previous dental service named Byte. My main concern was moving my teeth up and 1 down using invisalign. He advised me that this was a simple process for them and that I would be done in 4... View More
You may have found an attorney by now, as your question was posted two weeks ago. But if you're still looking, in addition to your own independent searches, there's a tab above, "Find a Lawyer." Local and state bar associations may also have sections for attorney referrals....View More
So I got a second opinion had to go see a podiatrist and had to have surgery for the second time this time I had to get cut four times to fix what the previous doctor didn't fix and he dropped me as a patient a week after I've seen him
You may have a case. Medical malpractice means that a doctor violated the standard of care. A bad outcome is not enough. Another doctor would be needed to evaluate what the doctors did. Consult with experienced attorneys in the state where this occurred.
Once a case settles, the claimant (i.e., the person who was injured) signs a release. In that release, all claims against the party(ies) who caused the injury are extinguished including the claim for pain and suffering. Consequently, you may not sue a doctor or hospital for pain and suffering...View More
Yes, you can sue for damages, pain and suffering, and loss of wages without it being a malpractice lawsuit. These types of claims are commonly associated with personal injury lawsuits rather than malpractice cases. Personal injury claims can arise from various situations, such as car accidents,...View More
Lawyers are not "pro bono" lawyers because no one could work for free all the time and pay their own expenses. There are attorneys who do some pro bono work. I would suggest contacting a local legal aide if you're looking for a place to get free legal assistance.
I am the claimant. My employer set me up with the doctor when I had long haul covid. The doctor rescheduled every appointment and then wouldn’t provide office visit notes. The same doctor has lost his license in other states and is noted for accepting ‘more money than. 79% or other doctors for... View More
It is very common for insurers and administrators for employer provided short-term disability to use 3rd party medical reviewers as part of the claim process. These 3rd party medical record reviewers generally do not have a direct relationship with the insured. They are hired and paid by the...View More
A female was having new onset mania-fleeting thoughts, episode was believed to have been brought on by antidepressant (paxil) prescribed by female's dr for symptoms of anxiety (no mental health, bi-polar, manic, etc diagnosis by any dr to include the prescriber). Order to detain said female... View More
I got into an accident last year that was caused by the other driver. I was transported seen about but wasn't hospitalized. I was treated for pain outside from the hospital. I went to a suggested treatment place my lawyer referred me to. However, I wasn't In and out the doctors office... View More
A Georgia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. An attorney would want to see the file to offer definitive advice - your medical plan, approval of services, billing issues, and other details. Good luck
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... View More
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.
Contact experienced Medical Malpractice attorneys in your state to evaluate the facts and determine the efficacy of your case. You can find attorneys on this site but using the search function at the top of each page.
My 83 yr old Dad was in a local nursing home, positive for Covid on 3/23. Told multiple times he was good. Visited on 26, I asked nurse how he was, told fine but I found him unresponsive. I asked for help with him but only nurse was giving meds and none of 3 CNA at desk would answer when used call... View More
A Georgia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Until your friend has a consult with a Georgia attorney who could meaningfully advise in detail based on Georgia law, here are a few general points that generally apply nationwide. Law firms that handle med mal...View More
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... View More
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...View More
Hello. My HMO was Kaiser Permanente. In December 2020, I developed nerve pains. The medical advice given to me by the neurologists at KP was wholly inadequate and in some cases absolutely incorrect. I had to educate myself on Neuropathy and through much trial and error came up with treatments for... View More
A Georgia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. At this point, you could reach out to attorneys to discuss. However, I don't think that this would be a case that many law firms would consider handling on a contingency basis. That could mean paying a law...View More
(continued) name. My husband at the time of birth was not present and lived in another state. Did the hospital legally have to provide paperwork to me (mother) to prove that my husband was not the father and so that the child can take the biological father’s last name?
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:...View More
I'm sorry for your mother's injuries. A Georgia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. As for your concerns about posting personal details, you don't need to post any further personal information. One option is to reach out to med mal attorneys...View More
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