Connecticut Medical Malpractice Questions & Answers

Q: A new podiatrist just told me that a surgery performed in 2002 was not the full needed procedure, now I need major surg

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Connecticut on
Answered on Sep 12, 2018
Peter N. Munsing's answer
Generally, that is too far away for the discovery rule but I could be wrong--suggest you contact Mike Koskoff and see what his office says--have your dates ready, what happened when. They give free consults. Feel free to use my name.

Q: Can my doctor refuse to treat my dad at home just because it is too far from him?

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Connecticut on
Answered on Mar 1, 2017
Peter N. Munsing's answer
You can't make a doctor make home visits. Contact visiting nurse and see if they can act as the doctor's eyes. Also if the problem is transportation some dommunity groups may provide that type fo surgery.

Q: I found out recently that I had potentially unnecessary surgery performed on me as an infant, do I have any recourse?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Health Care Law and Medical Malpractice for Connecticut on
Answered on Dec 23, 2016
Sally A. Roberts' answer
The statue of limitations will be a major hurdle. I don't see any way around it.

Q: Could I sue a hospital or doctor for their poor medical examinations

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Connecticut on
Answered on Dec 13, 2016
Peter N. Munsing's answer
If he has osteomyelitis, perhaps. If not, unlikely, but get a consult from a member of the Ct. Trial Lawyers Assn who handles medical carelessness cases.

Q: Is there any legal action I can take?

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Connecticut on
Answered on Nov 28, 2016
Peter N. Munsing's answer
I'm not hearing that anything really bad happened as a result other than the feelings of fear you get when you can't breathe--which aren't nothing but aren't huge in the world of malpractice. The law says you only collect for what happened, not what could have happened. In that case, fortunately it doesn't sound like anything permanent happened. Suggest you make sure you have an allergist and possibly an ent checkup if the sinus drainage adds to your asthma risk. Get a consultaion from a member...

Q: Can my firm sue a medical practice for the misdeeds of one of their principal doctors against our firm's CEO?

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Business Law and Medical Malpractice for Connecticut on
Answered on Nov 21, 2016
Peter N. Munsing's answer
Possibly for breach of the fiduciary duty to the corporation. Contact Michael Koskoff would be my suggestion. Feel free to give him my name.

Do not discuss this further on public sites.

All the best.

Q: Can a licensed esthetician in the state of CT operate a Class 2 laser medical device such as an IPL

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Connecticut on
Answered on Aug 14, 2016
Sally A. Roberts' answer
Call the department of health - or search online for the department of health regulations.

Q: Received a tubal ligation with out informed concent is this malpractice? I was brought a c section consent only

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Connecticut on
Answered on Aug 14, 2016
Sally A. Roberts' answer
It might possibly be a medical malpractice on the theory of lack of informed consult. You should consult with a medical malpractice attorney who can gather the records and have an expert review them. Of particular importance will be the consent form - the actual language on the document you signed.

Q: Attempted suicide after release - is this a malpractice case?

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Connecticut on
Answered on Sep 11, 2015
Adam Studnicki's answer
Best to talk to a local lawyer, who can review the details more closely and advise. Don't delay, as there are strict time limits for making legal claims.

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