I feel as he didnt plan this at all causing much damage emotionaly and physically during surgury and after plus nerve damage still. I take subutex which is buprenorphine a blocker for opiates. Which can cause difficulty treating my pain. He planned the c sec. For less than 24 hrs after seeing baby... Read more »
Your question at the top is a medical question, not a legal one - but I'm guessing that you are wondering if you can sue the medical provider for medical malpractice. That starts with asking a doctor with the exact same specialty whether he/she believes the doctor who treated you did not...Read more »
Good afternoon. I'm very sorry to hear about what you're going through.
I'm not a medical doctor of course but I am aware that one of the risks associated with hernia repair surgery is that the hernia can return. If the hernia repair fails and the hernia reappears, this is...Read more »
you will need to set up an estate on your own with estate/probate attorney, or if there's a medical malpractice case set up, attorneys like we do, have a relationship with another law firm that you can be referred to for this part. Essentially, the estate brings the case or legal action; but...Read more »
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...Read more »
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.
Was admitted for 4 days. I had put my daughter as my emergency contact, at the place were I was having the procedure, but she was not contacted until the following day in the afternoon. Can I sue the doctor who performed the Lipo for malpractice?
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.
what if you didn't pay attention to nurse assistant because her back facing me when she took the items out of red tool box she placed by the sink. it happened October 2, and went to emergency room on October 9 because of no appetite and dehydrated. was giving 2 ivs and blood work and urine... Read more »
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...Read more »
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...Read more »
My cosmetic surgeon agreed that improvements needed to be made in regards to a recent surgery to make the results acceptable. He told me to come back after one year, to allow for complete healing, so we would know what we are working with. I called recently to schedule my appointment to find his... Read more »
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.
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...Read more »
I have recently discovered that a person who teaches classes at her place of business is using my pharmacy RPT number and placing my name and RPT number on the certificates to her students. I taught maybe 3 classes for her, moved and then came back and have found she has continued using my license... Read more »
He left no post operation instructions. No prescriptions for her to go home with. He shut his phone off so none of the nurses could reach him. Also, their was supposed to be something draining from my nana immediately after operation and they forgot to start the drain until 9 hours after the... Read more »
Who has to sign off the person who does the services ie massage, 10s machine &heat or can a dr who didn’t see you or who you don’t even know sign off on it also where can I find prices for section 5 chiropractic services price ranges
Your question makes a little better sense, but still cannot be answered via this forum.
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...Read more »
I had a doctor perform an ERCP on me and he messed up causing them to need to put a stent inside of my body to prevent pancreatitis since he irritated my pancreas. Now I'm getting charged thousands in total because of the procedure, visits, and now the procedure to take it out. Can I do anything?
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...Read more »
Mom (76) fell reaching for her K-9 12/20 hip replace 12/21 (Recov) 12/21-24 Tran to Rehab 12/24 disch 02/10 I disagreed as electrolytes too low week could not walk In 48 hrs called 911 to assist Mom in house she collapsed at front door, no PI Collapsed 3X's that night from bed, no PI... Read more »
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.
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