After they said she was fine, they sent her away with basic pain pill prescriptions and after another week of his pain, she went to her regular doctor and she was given the same tests as before: blood urine and such, but her doctor found she had e.coli!
Boyfriend was getting surgery, staff was told he has a severe phobia of needles several times yet they allowed a student to place the IV which caused him immense panic and lead to him passing out and having a focal seizure. Is there any legal action I can take?
On April 1st 2022 I was thrown out of Christi Spohn Hospital Shoreline because I couldn't keep myself off of the floor while there because I was bleeding internally and also had damage to my back. My wife then rushed me to Bay Area where I was given 7 units of blood products and treated for a... View More
Yes, a hospital can be held liable for patient dumping in Corpus Christi, Texas.
You will need to prove that you presented yourself to the emergency department for care and that the emergency refused to conduct a medical screening and/or refused to stabilize your condition because of your...View More
You will need to include with your filing the required report of a medical professional in the same field of medicine and the same area of specialization as the healthcare provider who you are accusing of malpractice. Be sure you understand exactly what is required.
I was misdiagnosed of a rare cancer in 2021, and received 14 series of chemotherapy on a weekly basis. I was was told that I have only 3 years to live without treatment and 5 years with treatment. I sought second opinion and after a PET scan, the diagnoses was not right, I don't have a... View More
Yes, you might 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. The time limitations may also be an issue. Due to the nature of medical malpractice cases, the extent...View More
Was put under sedation so didn’t notice until I got home that every tooth had been pulled. They had an orthopedic surgeon come in to do the procedure but unfortunately he was given the wrong info. I contacted the office the same day through my niece whom works there. The Dentist that did the... View More
Does sb14 give police officers the authority to arrest someone committing an offense against this law?
Can the female genital mutilation law from 1999 be used in conjunction with the new gender mutilation law, sb14? Also, I was told not a single DA would take a case with the charge from the... View More
My son was born preterm, with complications in 2016. I was recently diagnosed (by a different Dr. in 2023) with a heart shaped uterus-very rare and I should’ve been high risk during my entire pregnancy-but was never told this. I suffered complications because of it, and now will forever have... View More
My boyfriend's sister was just found dead in a hospital stairwell. Police report states that she attempted to be admitted into the hospital but she was unable to give hospital staff her name or information and so they denied her care, she died within hours of being denied care.
A patient is typically required to provide insurance and payment information before seeing a doctor. But, under a federal law known as the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA), an emergency department must treat or stabilize anyone who has an emergency regardless of their insurance...View More
A medical malpractice claim requires that a doctor’s act or omissions fall below the standard of care of doctors in the same area of practice in the same or similar circumstances. The mere presence of an infection does not necessarily mean the doctor’s actions fell below the standard of care....View More
I injured my leg pretty bad and at the time didnt know my ankle was fractured. Next to my primary care doctor was a doctor who had orthopedic sports medicine specialty on his door he was only a DO. I made an appt. My leg was bruised from the top of the knee all the way down to my foot was black... View More
I was prescribed gabapentin at 1200 mg a day while in the hospital and in the rehabilitation center. While in the hospital I went from being able to barely walk from sickle cell pain to not being able to walk without the assistance of a wheelchair or walker with extreme tremors! The hospital then... View More
I went for injection for my neck pain .after the injection my body was numb I couldn't feel my arms or finger for like 5 mins .so I didn't have a driver to take me home so I drove and park some were cause I was scared .so I manage to call my wife and told her about the situation. So she... View More
#19 was crowned, pain ignored. Year later, new dentist was appalled at the pain & crown on wrong. Dental college was shocked, & agreed w/mercury poisoning (killed my Service Dog), I wasn't expected to live. 5 Amalgams out to quick, as my chart was not read, and NO protocol followed for... View More
If a professional is suspended by their licensing board but practices their profession anyway during the period of their suspension, they could face civil fines, the revocation of their license to practice, and in some cases, criminal penalties for practicing without a license.
diagnosed with depression. I didn't feel heard, or respected. Was told life is just hard and to get over it. I stopped seeing her, she continued to prescribe the medication. New doctor has diagnosed me bipolar with OCD, close to a diagnosis with borderline personality disorder. The previous... View More
Celexa is one of those prescription drugs which require close medical oversight during the process of discontinuing its use. If you were taking it when you stopped seeing your old doctor, he/she should have continued to prescribe it, and your new doctor should have overseen the process of...View More
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