Charles "Kip" Sinclair's answer Florida has a "Three Strikes" rule, but to get a "strike," the doctor has to lose a malpractice trial and get a judgment against him. Claims don't count unless they go all the way to trial and the doctor loses. Settlements don't count either. Settlements have to be reported to both the Board of Medicine and the National Practitioner Data Bank, but unless the settlement amount is over $100,000, the public can't find out about it. And information from the National Practitioneer Data Bank is...
Mitchell Feldman's answer The claim is the same and is about and based upon a finding of medical negligence. The death act speaks to damages available. Thus any attorney will know to comply with medical malpractice presuit requirements and make a claim of negligence if supported by an expert medical opinion.
The statutes will spell out the damages available
Who may recover is also spelled out in the wrongful death act as not everyone has a claim for the death of a family member.
Mitchell Feldman's answer You Question about suing for medical negligence or malpractice as you call it depend upon an opinion from a similar physician in same specialty who can conclude that the physician performing the lipo suction was negligent meaning his treatment frll below the piper standard of care.
As to the hospital not contacting your daughter there’s no harm or damage tissue for and I do not think that’s a matter of medical negligence
Timur Akpinar's answer I do not practice in Florida but your question has not been picked up in four weeks. Arbitration is an accepted forum for medical malpractice cases and is used in Florida. A Florida medical malpractice attorney could give you more meaningful guidance on this subject specific to your state, but as a general rule and depending on the state and forum, both attorneys and medical professionals are used in such arbitrations.
Timur Akpinar's answer I do not practice in Florida. However, it seems that no one picked up your question for a month. If you are contemplating bringing a claim, it would be advisable for you to consult with a Florida attorney without delay. Aside from assessing the merits of your claim, the attorney could advise you of deadlines, notice of claim requirements, and statutes of limitations within which you would need to act to preserve your legal rights. In general, and I can’t speak for Florida, facilities that are...
Terrence H Thorgaard's answer If he left significant assets when he died, someone may have petitioned the court for probate of his estate. The personal representative appointed in that case is who you would contact. Check the website for the clerk of court in your county to find out if such a case has been filed.
And of course you should have an attorney to do this for you. You may be able to find an attorney who will do this on a contingent fee basis.
Peter Munsing's answer Not necessarily depending on your entire medical condition, however at 31 it's not in a risk age group. Members of the Fla. Justice League give free consultations--find a member who handles medical carelessness cases in the county where this happened and get a consult. The attorney will need to know your medical history so you may want to sketch that out in advance, as well as your medical records.
You should be aware that under the ACA you can obtain your medical records for as little...
I think that you want to know who legally has to authorize the billing for chiropractic services. I would say most likely the Dr., but he or she does have nurses and assistants that may be authorized to sign off on services being billed.
I doubt that there is any type of price sheet anywhere to be found, each doctor can charge what they want.
Daniel Marc Berman's answer Perhaps, but only if you can prove that the Dr. violated the standard of care and that your issues are not a known possible complication of the procedure you had performed. You will need another Dr. as an expert to state this.
Consult with a medical malpractice attorney to see if this is worth pursuing.
Terrence H Thorgaard's answer It looks like you have a very detailed timeline, but it's not really evident what your mom died of, or who may have been negligent. I suggest that you confer with an attorney in your area who is experienced in medical malpractice.
Terrence H Thorgaard's answer It depends on her relationship with the clinic. If she is on some sort of health-maintenance program under which the clinic is obligated to attend to all of her health-related needs, perhaps. Otherwise, no: she should simply go to another health care provider which can see her sooner.
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