Recently upon checking my credit report, I noticed a medical bill listed. However, I have never been admitted to that hospital nor did I live in that state. Therefore, someone(I have an idea who) used my name, date of birth and social security number. Can a lawsuit be filed against the hospital?
A Louisiana attorney could advise best on this, but your question remains open for two weeks, and it's advisable to take timely measures with this. Before moving forward with formal legal action against the hospital, you could contact their billing and collection department and ask them how the...Read more »
I just recently got back from a deployment, during my PDHA I asked to make an appointment for severe back pain and shoulder pain. I received no call for a few weeks after being back so I went in to the aid station to make one. I was told again, that the PA would call me, which he didn’t. Just... Read more »
A woman that I know who's child does not get along with my children works at the pharmacy where my child's lice medication was called into. She is a Tech and assited in getting my child's medication ready for pickup. About an hour after picking up her prescription I received a text message from the... Read more »
I was at UCLA dental clinic the dentist was discussing my health history in front of patients , students and family members of patients , so I filed a HIPAA compliant with UCLA before I left the dental school , by time I drove back to my office another dentist called a co -worker to discuss the... Read more »
I am licensed only in Louisiana, but under Louisiana law, this would fall within the realm of malpractice. I would suggest you start by contacting an attorney that handles medical malpractice matters. Good luck.
Can I fight for medical power of attorney? His sister that never have anything to do with him are not allowing me to see him in ICU. Both his real parents are deceased. I am his only living parent figure and have been taking care of him for over a year now because his blood relatives will not help... Read more »
I am very sorry for your step son's situation. Unfortunately, it is too late to consider a "medical power of attorney." A medical power of attorney is something you set up to deal with this situation before it happens. Given your step sons age, I am assuming this was not anticipated and he...Read more »
As it normally wouldn't be likely to result in transmission I don't think so--why not contact the board in Louisiana who licenses masseurs or whatever this person was.
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