An Alaska attorney should answer your question, but your post remains open for a week. Your question is posted under Washington. You could try reposting under "Alaska." You're asking about an Alaska statute. Although questions can remain unanswered on this forum sometimes, you'd...View More
May 26th I fell off a roof 9 feet, my head and the whole right side body all hit the ground, I had to drive myself the ER, during intake I had difficulty trying to convince them that I fell off a roof, they didn't believe me, after the 4th time of questioning and I wasn't changing my... View More
If you had additional damages because of their failure to diagnose and treat, you may have a case. Otherwise, any case would not likely be viable. Based on what you indicated, there would probably not be a case worth taking. But it is recommended you consult with experienced medical malpractice...View More
So I was hit in a car accident with my 5 year old in the car. We went to a chiropractor and he took some x-rays and told us we should come 3 times a week for 3 months. I did not like the feeling of getting adjusted and neither did my daughter. So I went 3 times total, but only got adjusted the one... View More
On March 2nd, around 10PM I called the after hours line at an OBGYN. The doctor on call was J.K. I informed the call specialist that I had a prcedure overseen by this obgyn clinic on Tuesday February 28th, and that my bleeding was picking up again and that it was getting to be a concerning amount... View More
If the company that hires me are negligent in their training programs and do not train staff properly, and I notice other employees committing crimes and doing things against policy and procedures, is there legal action I can take against them?
Based on the limited set of facts provided in your question it is difficult to determine how serious or dangerous the situation you are describing is. This is an issue of what are your responsibility to the organization, patients, and the broader community. With knowing more, I would say the first...View More
You clearly suffered an injury. The elements of medical malpractice include violation of the standard of care. If the doctor in performing the procedure failed to perform at the recognized standard of care you may have a case. That said if you suffered a loss is a critical component of the...View More
If it's dismissed withOUT prejudice, you can re-file at any point before the SOL runs.
The answer to the fees and costs question is between you, the new law firm, and the client. You're generally entitled to be reimbursed for costs, but asserting a lien for your fee in a case...View More
A Washington attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Unless there's more to the matter, it would be a matter of medical malpractice, not defamation of character. Defamation means spoken or written words that cause harm to your dignitary interests (reputation)....View More
They told me I was tested positive for HIV or hep or ???? The facility banned me permanently from donating plasma. And I have begged for an answer but they tell me nothing. They have scared me to death and will not give me any answers. Nothing they have treated me like this. Deliver the worse news... View More
Your question remains open for five weeks, probably because it is something for a physician's expertise, not an attorney's expertise. You could pose this question to the radiologist who read the film or your referring doctor. Good luck
I went to the emergency room, by way of ambulance I could not walk, with two swollen feet and on my right foot my big had lost the toenail and had a black stripe running down the pad of it. They diagnosed me with possible frostbite gangrene and just called the other foot swollen. They gave me a... View More
I'm sorry for your injuries and the anxiety they've caused you. A Washington attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. In terms of your position about measures by the hospital that could have averted the situation, a medical opinion would be needed there. One...View More
My father was treated with chemotherapy and immunotherapy in each infusion that he had, they took a blood test for more than almost a year, but in this last month, he felt terrible, weak, confused. We thought that it was a product of the treatments he had. So we asked the doctor, and he did not say... View More
I am extremely sorry for your family's loss. Unfortunately, it is impossible to even preliminarily evaluate a potential case of medical negligence without reviewing the medical records themselves. Given your concerns, I would strongly encourage your family to request your father's...View More
A Washington attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for three weeks. You could get in touch with medical malpractice attorneys. Most law firms that handle such cases offer free initial consults. If a firm felt there was a basis for a case, they could request your surgical records...View More
I have a picc line in because of undiagnosed osteomyelitis. I had surgery and no biopsy was done at the time. It wasn't until I wouldn't heal that they did a biopsy. After 8 months I still have a whole in my foot because of this.
The determination of whether there is a viable claim for medical negligence to pursue is extremely fact-specific and should only be made with the assistance of an attorney experienced in these types of cases. Osteomyelitis can and does occur absent negligence, but there is...View More
A Washington attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. Something may have gotten cut off in your post and it isn't fully clear what happened. If there was some kind of incident that led to you being ejected from the ER or the waiting room, you could reach out...View More
After the first collapse I was screaming for my husband to grab my legs to support them because I have stitches from hip to hip and a already bad back, it was excruciating pain and not only did the chair collapse once it happened to more times. Do I have a lawsuit?
A Washington attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for a week. I'm sorry for your ordeal. But ANY attorney, regardless of the state in which they practice, couldn't really offer meaningful input on your question. It calls for a medical opinion. One option is for you to...View More
There are many excellent med mal attorneys in Seattle and in the rest of Washington State. You could probably find peer reviews online. You could also look through attorneys listed on this site by region (the Find-a-Lawyer tab above), you could run your own independent searches, and you could look...View More
I was hospitalized for about a month completely confined to my bed unable to move from my bed to even go to the bathroom From a serious life threatening infection in the joint in my hip... already known to have and at very high risk for blood clots, they did not take any precautionary measures to... View More
A Washington attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. I'm sorry for your ordeal. Unfortunately, it is difficult for an attorney to offer meaningful input here - your situation calls for a medical opinion. As a starting point, you could reach out to med mal...View More
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