Emblem was my former insurance through my former employer. I suffer from hip pain. I was approved for an X-ray of my hip which showed normal. However the pain was severe. My PCP requested an MRI on my behalf several times, but Emblem denied the request each time. My coverage ended with Emblem on... Read more »
I'm sorry for your ordeal. You ask if you could sue. I think it would be difficult to find a law firm to handle such a matter on a contingency basis. MRIs are often initially denied as a knee-jerk reaction in many instances. They are big-ticket items compared to other less-sophisticated...Read more »
Need to appeal a 09/14/22 decision OCR Notice from a Regional Manager in Atlanta, GA on a HIPAA violation. A doctor deleted my patient portal. and (8) months later I still haven't received my records. It took (15) months to receive (2) other records. I have (very high-up) HHS staff... Read more »
I recently divorced and can no longer afford the expense! Am I forced by law to keep paying this when I truly cannot afford this ridiculously overpriced expense! I can save a qtr. of that monthly and pay any Dr or hospital myself. I am somewhat aware of the TN laws and enrollment period but is... Read more »
I was at 3 other programs, First I was at was W.P.I.C where they had been giving the wrong medication for I cant remember how long the amount of time, I jumped threw a window from being given wrong medication for a mount of time, but that is in my records. It had been more than a year, at first.... Read more »
im a live in care provider for my aunt who is disabled and being garnished for arrears for now 30 year old son. i spoke with case worker at cssd but she knows nothing about it but I think she kinda knows . can I file a law suit against cssd
I have a question upon entering out patient surgical center. Patient informs the nurse of being a hard stick. The proceeded with IV in hand which immediately was painful achy and burned. The nurse passed it to the anesthesiologist stating the patient stated it was sensitive. He said he would watch... Read more »
In this scenario, I'm guessing the medical people will have a different story - but if you can prove this happened, I believe the medical people would be liable both civilly and criminally for false imprisonment and battery (at least), and potentially liable civilly for malpractice. Request...Read more »
A jail has a due process requirement to provide medications that are necessary. To failure to do so is also a violation of the cruel and unusual punishment prohibition in the United States Constitution. I would petition for review.
These are the only two medications for T.D. My psychiatrist is telling me to sue and he's saying that Kaiser has had to pay out often over the past twenty years for not adequately covering mental health problems.
My father has been in residence at La Casa Del Veterano in Juana Diaz for many years along with my mom. Sept 24/25 he was taken to Hospital San Cristobal for problems with Covid, where they were told and then provided with a living will by my aunt. They said because it was created in the US, it... Read more »
The Puerto Rico Notary Law, Public Law No. 75 of July 2, 1987, as amended, requires that legal documents authorized by notary publics in the U.S. be legalized by the government institution that authorizes the commission of notary publics in that state. Then, said document should be protocolized by...Read more »
My health insurance company continually refuses to answer direct questions I have re: claim denial. Specifically, what codes were used. In addition, they also provide false/misleading answers to questions re: claims, my policy. My Q: what laws could they potentially be violating with this tactic?
I have a chronic medical condition that requires many hospitalizations . Can a doctor with a record of my medical history deny me the medications I need because I was vomiting too loud, & in extreme amounts of pain. Putting me on a hour long timer. If I messed up and made a sound they would... Read more »
Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.
The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.
Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.