My mother passed away a few days ago. The in home health service failed to identify and correctly treat a pressure ulcer on my mother's bottom.
Stage 4. 5 inches in diameter.
answered on Mar 17, 2023
You can talk to the the licensing agency for the State of California. It regulates and disciplines companies and individuals in the home health care industry. cdss.ca.gov/inforesources/ccld-complaint-hotline
You can speak to an attorney who is familiar with medical malpractice and Elder... Read more »
With a 6 figure settlement awarded to the wife of the deceased, yet the deceased first blood son was never included in the awarded settlement.
Zero information was given to the child.. In fact, until recently and with the new technology of AI was any of this even apparent as this child has... Read more »
answered on Mar 4, 2023
Typically, if the child is an adult, the adult child himself/herself should have appeared as a plaintiff.
Typically, the biggest damages awarded in a wrongful death case are loss of consortium and loss of inheritance.
Loss of consortium is another way of saying the companionship and... Read more »
This occurred in ARKANSAS. The only information the commission had was a description of my experience, supported by transcripts of the hearings and information I provided regarding an Independent Medical Evaluation which the judge approved for me to obtain at the second hearing. Do I have the... Read more »
answered on Feb 20, 2023
As an individual, you generally have the right to free speech under the First Amendment of the United States Constitution, which applies to all states, including Arkansas. However, there may be certain limitations or exceptions to this right in certain situations.
If you filed a complaint... Read more »
Once I agree to the confirmation of the demand, how long do I have to confirm that I will accept it and recieve payment?
answered on Jan 24, 2023
More info is needed.
it is a question your lawyer could address.
when I make a settlement, I often say, "my client will accept the offer, if he receives the money in the next 10 days".
otherwise, insurance co's continue to stall and delay at every opportunity.... Read more »
I have knowledge of the owner and all the workers involved.im tired of these losers I want my car back n they must pay
answered on Jan 4, 2023
Call the police. Sounds like you've been the victim of a crime.
This just happened on Thanksgiving Day and I need urgent help. They are Anxiously trying to cremate my mother's body and are awaiting a death certificate from Placer County to proceed, even without a Funeral Service!!!
There are so many red flags in this case, and this all developed... Read more »
answered on Dec 8, 2022
Attorneys do not bring people to justice for murder, unless they are district attorneys. You need to bring your concerns to the police or sheriff's department in the jurisdiction where the suspicious conduct occurred. A proper investigation can be done, if warranted.
In addition,... Read more »
Hospital never contacted me for the approval of my mother's surgery they took her in without notifying
answered on Dec 7, 2022
A LAWYER WOULD HAVE TO KNOW ALL THE FACTS TO ANSWER THIS QUESTION.
DID YOU HAVE A POWER OF ATTORNEY THAT WAS SHARED WITH ALL?
My father passed away in January 2020. He was in the Marines and was stationed at Camp Lejeune. I'm wanting to file a claim because he died as a result of being stationed there. Would my lawsuit need to incorporate his widow if she's remarried?
answered on Dec 5, 2022
Typically in a wrongful death lawsuit, all heirs must join either as plaintiff's themselves or as a nominal defendant. You may also have to comply with the Federal Tort Claims Act. Given that he died over two years ago, you may also have a statute of limitations issue. You should consult an... Read more »
I was pregnant when I went to the emergency department for lower abdominal pain. The doctor and OBGYN diagnosed the pregnancy as ectopic and treated for it the same day. Two weeks later I returned to the hospital to find out that they misdiagnosed me, the fetus was in my uterus and they gave me a... Read more »
answered on Nov 4, 2022
You need a medical malpractice lawyer. Go to the top of this page and click on Find a Lawyer. Enter Medical Malpractice and Sacramento in the drop down menu. Call a few med-mal lawyers and pick the one you are most comfortable with. Good luck. Patrick Steinfeld
answered on Oct 31, 2022
If you suspect medical malpractice caused the death of a close relative, then you should consult with an attorney to determine whether your claim is viable and regarding your rights. Note that there is a 1-year statute of limitations on wrongful death claims that are based on medical malpractice.... Read more »
They said he had only one functioning kidney so they did an emergency dialysis treatment they also said he had COVID 19 yet All of us who had full contact with him never tested positive for COVID 19 and his death certificate does not mention COVID 19 he was in the hospital from around 1pm and... Read more »
answered on Oct 31, 2022
The family should speak with a local attorney handling medical malpractice matters. [I litigate cases. Anything posted here must not be construed as legal advice, nor as grounds for forming an attorney-client relationship. You should seek an attorney for formal legal advice and representation.]
The procedure was a heart valve clip. They misplaced the clip. Then, which is rare, they attempted to place a second clip, it failed. Now the heart has irreparable damage. Before the procedure they said I had about 10 years. They said that the procedure could add as much as another 10 years. Now... Read more »
answered on Oct 24, 2022
i get calls on these types of issues daily.
call a lawyer who does medical malpractice and go over the facts.
from what you said it sounds like Negligence and thus medical malpractice.
you want to act fast as you will want a lawyer to confirm with med professionals that what... Read more »
Went in to have fractured tailbone assessed. 2 minutes before release, given another shot of Dilaudud, causing her respiratory to plummet. Kept in ER for 2 days then was admitted. Given no food or water for 3 full days, oxygen glow rate set 15 ml higher than the FDA advised maximum amount... Read more »
answered on Oct 12, 2022
this is not a case i would handle.
however, there are lot of reasons for rejecting a case.
most of my friends who do med mal will not take a case worth less than $1Million dollars.
they are very costly to litigate.......if you offer to front costs they may take it.... Read more »
answered on Sep 28, 2022
are you sure it is the county and not an ID Theft?
contact your local police
My husband died, Navy, training accident. 2004. Found out about 10 years later, it was a lot worse than I was told. I wasn’t sure where to go to get help and I want sure of the statutes etc. I ended up finding out that our daughter can still file. Because she was so little when it happened, she... Read more »
answered on Sep 19, 2022
Find an attorney familiar with the Federal Tort Claims Act. Every case is different. How much someone else may gotten has no relevance to your daughter's claim.
I know it's illegal to tell someone to commit suicide on an online game. However, would recommending that a person contact their physician and see if end-of-life medication is right for them as per the End of Life Option Act in the State of California be legal? (with and without that... Read more »
answered on Aug 13, 2022
Not illegal to suggest that someone who is suicidal should seek the help of a physician.
can i get some help
answered on Aug 13, 2022
I am not sure what the issue is.
However, I would encourage you to write out a detailed summary of all the facts before you meet with a lawyer.
Since most lawyers would only handle a case like this on an hourly, it makes sense to cut down on the lawyer's time.
The... Read more »
I am trying to sue the 4 police departments who are responsible for the death of my registered domestic partner. The investigation is still ongoing, 9 months later, and even the cause of death still saying pending on his death certificate. But I am on a time limit for filing these lawsuits so I... Read more »
answered on Jul 13, 2022
You are under strict time limits to file a lawsuit for wrongful death, loss of consortium, etc. You are required to give formal, written notice of a claim within 6 MONTHS from the date of the occurrence when it involves a public/government entity. There are certain exceptions for late filing of... Read more »
answered on Jun 1, 2022
I am sorry but your post is so short and bereft of any helpful detail that it is virtually impossible to provide you with a helpful answer. I would suggest re-posting with more information.
When you do, please state what kind of case was tossed from the Supreme Court, what you mean by... Read more »
My dad was on hospice in Kaiser they were supposed to informed me when my dad got worse for we can say our goodbyes n they didn’t the day he died they had a meeting had him sign papers I had no idea that was going on I told them not to have a meeting unless I was informed because he was on... Read more »
answered on May 28, 2022
You should immediately talk to a personal injury attorney who also handles medical malpractice. There are very strict timelines that you must not violate so you should talk to someone right away or you could lose the chance to do something.
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