After the surgery while still in the hospital. The surgeon APRN came in for a visit. I told her I'm in horrible pain and that the 2 7.5 mg hydrocodone every 4 hours isn't helping. I've been on 4 10mg hydrocodone for 10 plus years. Nothing was done until I called the doctor's office and explained... Read more »
If you are in Arkansas, this would be a difficult case but a patient in pain should have adequate pain relief. I would need to know about your prior prescription history (Donets seem reasonable to prescribe less pain meds immediately after surgery than the patient was on without surgery (maybe...Read more »
This doesn't seem to be a question. However, be mindful that medical negligence causes have a short statute of limitations and most lawyers are unable to commit to a case until a good bit of investigation is done. So talk to an attorney and pursue your case as soon as you can.
I had bypass in my groin that was done 3/01. Then I needed the replacement redone as it had worked for the expected time it was supposed to. 7/07 is when I went in because I had a blood clot in lower right leg. Dr. Did not replace it then , they did what they call a AFRO, basically it wasn't no... Read more »
No--the injury is from the malpractice, and the malpractice statute governs. Sorry! Suggest you contact a member of the Arkansas Assn for Justice--they give free consults. At least that way you know you asked around, and it is what it is, and however bad or wrong it was at this point you must give...Read more »
It's very difficult. Start by contacting a member of the Arkansas Trial Lawyers Assn who handles medical cases for the county where it happened or in the nearest large city if there are none in your area--they give free consultations. Follow their advice on what records to get and how.
If it's your son, his statute for anything done before the age of 18 is his 20th birthday in most states. If he was under 18 when it happened and it's not yet his 20th birthday, contact a member of the Arkansas Trial Lawyers Assn who handles malpracticeissues.-they give free consults If it's the...Read more »
I would suggest you contact a member of the Arkansas Assn for Justice --they give free consultations. They may suggest waiting to see what progress it makes. Understand suing a dr. who perhaps saved you from lung cancer because you have hoarseness may not play well before most juries. But get the...Read more »
I had foot surgery. I had a tailors bunion removed, a hammertoe fixed and two neuromas removed during the first surgery. When fixing the hammertoe/tailors bunion, the surgeon placed a permanent pin in my foot, that went through and punctured a neuroma that he missed, a third neuroma. Because of... Read more »
My daughter was in the hospital for 2 days and almost died. Every lawyer contacted so far will not take the case. Could you please steer me in a good direction. I am close to Memphis Tennessee if there is any lawyers you know that would take the case.
Unfortunately bringing the case is way more expensive than what you'd be likely to get. If every lawyer contacted --sounds like several--says no, then it's no. You can try to take whoever is responsible to small claims but they would need a letter saying it was the mold and nothing else. What...Read more »
I went to the er for an allergic reaction, the toke me straight to the waiting room. I asked one of the workers if she could take me to the restroom. She had to help me to the toilet because I was barely able to walk. She then leaves me alone in the bathroom. I get up to pull my pants up and next... Read more »
It is difficult to know if the injury portion fell below the standard of care. Given you were in the bathroom, most people want privacy, so it might have been OK to leave you there. The other issue is damages, and all you suffered was a concussion, to which you may not have any permanent damages to...Read more »
There is not enough information here to answer this question. Talk to a medical malpractice lawyer in your area about this matter. An attorney can help evaluate the claim and advise about how to proceed. Most medical malpractice lawyers offer free consultations. You can search for lawyers using...Read more »
On the manufacturer's website it says it's not right for me if only 1 could be inserted but still the dr. only put in one abandoning one tube. I didn't know it was only 1 coil until I became pregnant years later. I had to have a hysterectomy to remove the device half done by the doctor. Do I have... Read more »
More information is needed to answer. A local medical malpractice lawyer can review and advise.
Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is general information that is given for legal education only. It is not legal advice, and...Read more »
The treatment is therapeutic phlebotomy to treat COPD and cardio hypertension. The results sought was to reduce blood volume pressures on my heart and lungs. I had two previous treatments where 1 unit 500ml drawn. On the third treatment he ordered 2units 1000ml withdrawn. I was unable to use... Read more »
Medical malpractice is a civil tort for personal injury and must be filed within a certain time limit after the injury occurs, in Arkansas the time to file is within two years of the occurrence or one year following the discovery of a foreign object being left in the body. A person that suspects...Read more »
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