The boxes marked were intolerance to sedation previously and chronic benzodiazepine and narcotics. These are absolute lies. There were no adverse effects from previous scopes only a year prior and no drug use of any kind, besides tobacco, is on any of my medical history. Why would he mark these... View More
In Indiana, if a medical professional inaccurately marks your medical records, it can raise serious concerns, particularly if it affects your care and safety. The reasons for marking those specific boxes on your pre-screen for sedation as intolerance to sedation and chronic use of benzodiazepines...View More
A student suffered a fall back in the fall of 1983. The school nurse neglected to have the student checked out at the hospital. Had the school done that and to have the hospital done an x-ray on the right arm, the hospital would have discovered a fracture on the elbow. If addressed, this would have... View More
The answer to your question is an unequivocal "NO." I am not familiar with the Indiana school for the deaf. If it is a private school, the statute of limitations ran on your 20th birthday. If it is a public school, you would be suing an arm of the state of Indiana so you would be...View More
I broke my foot. My foot was operated on by an orthopedic surgeon and a plastic surgeon. I was originally informed that they would be cutting my foot open and taking a piece of skin from my thigh to do a skin graft. However, they actually just cut some skin off the top of my foot to cover up the... View More
The simple answer to your question is yes. Unfortunately, you can sue nearly anyone for nearly anything. If your real question is whether you have a viable claim (one where you will probably recover more money than you will spend), it is unclear without many more details. "Staples" can...View More
In Indiana, first contact the Franklin County jail administration to file a complaint about your son not receiving his medication. If that fails, consider filing a complaint with the Indiana Department of Correction Ombudsman. In urgent cases, consult an attorney experienced in prisoners'...View More
I gave birth in May of 22. It was a planned c-section. After c-sections nurses are supposed to come and press on your stomach to make sure you don't form a clot in your uterus. My nurses didn't do this, and I formed a blood clot that caused me to hemorrhage pretty badly. I believe it was... View More
Yes there is a potential case. Medical malpractice means that a doctor violated the standard of care. A bad outcome is not enough. Another doctor would be needed to evaluate what the doctors did. Due to the nature of medical malpractice cases, the extent of your injuries may effect the...View More
I am currently speaking and possibly seeking an attorney to hire regarding A misdiagnosis, as well as mistreatment/ discrimination that led to me almost becoming paralyzed or even possible death. I am an addict and during a long length of sobriety I had my medical history flagged to not administer... View More
Due to the nature of medical malpractice cases, most attorneys will not take on medical malpractice case unless there is significant harm caused by the malpractice (for example, what further damage was done during delay). Pain, even horrible pain, may not be sufficient for an attorney to take a...View More
My mother is trying to get medical records for my dad who had passed away 2 weeks ago from a fall in the Hospital however after signing to get the records, they had sent a letter back saying that they are not allowed to give them to her (even though she is the spouse) because she is not the power... View More
Assuming no personal representative has been appointed for your father's estate, your mother is entitled under Indiana law to obtain the records. Below is the code cite/law that supports your mother's right to obtain the records. (Sometimes medical providers will require an affidavit or...View More
A psychiatrist I haven't seen in 3 years filed a motion to continue treatment, under false claims that I'm a danger to myself and others, and don't have what I need to eat, that I have no clothing or shelter. All of this is substantially false. If I don't appear as directed, I... View More
I was referred to a surgeon and have learned through a family member at another hospital that this surgeon has had past lawsuits against her. I have looked at the courts on-line but they don't seem to list malpractice cases.
An Indiana attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for four weeks. At this point, you could reach out to law firms to discuss, but one of the issues that could likely come up is whether the instructions for taking the medications were clear enough despite the error, and what damages...View More
I take pregablin for fibromyalgia. I called for my rheumatologist to send a refill to my pharmacy on Friday, called again Monday & they called back stating he couldn't get it to go through his computer. They offered to 'try again tomorrow'. I called today & the phone nurse... View More
An Indiana attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry for your ordeal. Your best option to determine the merits of a potential case would be to reach out to med mal law firms. However, despite the anguish you experienced, if the damages you sustained were...View More
There are statutory protections for those that help others who are overdosing. However, if there are facts/events that do not fall within the statutory protections, it may be possible for you to be prosecuted. You should consult with a criminal defense attorney.
The doctor misdiagnosed my injury, delayed my treatment, and altered my restriction paperwork with my knowledge. Which I believe all of these act to be intentional base on audio recordings of our conversation ( the doctors contradictions on treatment) this was all due to my former employer who... View More
An Indiana attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. Until you have a meaningful consult with an Indiana attorney based on state-specific elements of law, the criteria for med mal claims are fairly standard throughout the nation in the most general sense. The criteria...View More
I filed a complaint with attorney general's office Indiana about sub standard treatment. Which resulted in harming me more. Consequently, the outpatient clinic retaliated. Their actions didn't just exclude being treated by their facility, it effectively denied me treatment at any... View More
Only an Indiana attorney could advise here because statutes of limitations for med mal and other actions are governed by state law, but your question remains open for a week. You may want to consider reaching out to a local attorney to discuss in detail, and examine the legal theories on which you...View More
My attorney has all my information, records, testimonials, and more I have depression and anxiety not to mention the injury from the medical malpractice I have to always seek him and when I talk to him all he says is we're waiting and I have been since January 2020 I don't know the... View More
If suit was filed in January, 2020, you may or may not have secured service of process before the Courts closed. All Indiana Civil Courts were closed for several months. Case activity depended heavily on jurisdiction and whether the Parties were comfortable with Zoom or other electronic media...View More
When I was 15 I was pregnant. I told the OBGYN (In the office every visit you saw a different OB it rotated between 2 OBGYN and 1 Midwife. I spoke to 1 and stated I did not believe I was as far along as stated and requested another ultrasound. It was denied and the head OBGYN stated he'd... View More
Only an Indiana attorney could advise, but your question remains open for a week. I'm sorry for your ordeal with the case and for the loss of your father. Statutes of limitations are governed by state law, which is why only an Indiana attorney could advise. Some states do have tolling of...View More
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