answered on Jan 27, 2023
I am not certain there is a requirement for insurance, however if the coroner does obtain insurance, either the office of the coroner or the parish in which the coroner is located would most likely obtain the insurance as there is no requirement that each coroner be insured by the same insurance... Read more »
answered on Apr 23, 2023
These facts, alone, would not warrant a malpractice lawsuit. You must prove harm from the malpractice. 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.
answered on Mar 22, 2023
A Louisiana attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. Additional information is needed. It could depend on the basis for the doctor's position, the patient's concerns, the carrier's coverage, and other possible factors. Good luck
While in the Care of Tioga Community Care ( terrible reputation ) rehab for a fall in my driveway resulting in a concussion and a stay in Rapides Hospital after which I was sent to Tioga where I vaguely recall, arguing with nurse Shannon. It seems I fell in my room ending with an Ambulance ride to... Read more »
answered on Jan 27, 2023
Nursing home negligence falls within the Medical Malpractice Act in Louisiana. You should contact an attorney directly who handles medical malpractice matters. Good luck.
We knew in advance of an ER trip that medications were inducing hallucinations for my significant other (S.O.), after stopping them twice in a week by stopping the medications. S.O. was ignored by hospital, PEC'd to a mental health facility, who ignored the claims, then CEC'd. Facility... Read more »
answered on Nov 1, 2021
You should have gotten your own expert psychiatrist that you could now call to intervene.
answered on Jul 14, 2021
Ask your former attorney for a referral. Also, use the Justia Find a Lawyer tab and search for medical malpractice lawyers in your area----review the biographical information and call the lawyers you might want representation. You need to act quickly.
Continued use of medicine that continued kidney failure. Salmonella poisoning and Pneumonia.
answered on Jun 27, 2021
A Louisiana attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for three weeks. I'm sorry for your ordeal. The things you mention in your post would involve opinions of a medical professional. An attorney isn't qualified to draw any correlations from what you describe. You could reach... Read more »
In 1985, a suit was filed in the 15th judicial district, Lafayette, La. It doesn’t say what the outcome was. I know I had a mutual fund that was demutualized I was told. I was also told that a $21,000 check was mailed to me a few years ago but I wasn’t the one to receive it. Any assistance... Read more »
answered on Jun 1, 2021
Also check unclaimed money under State of Louisiana--if they mailed you a check and no one got it the money might be sitting there. Even better, find out from the court who represented you--what attorney. They should be able to tell you the details.
if I have no power of attorney or medical? The events leading to hospitalization and reason/explanation of his condition was not ever explained to me.. basically I was dismissed in my questioning of medical.staff to try and understand what happened for him to have passed so quickly. I also have... Read more »
answered on Jan 30, 2021
You can either file a criminal complaint or hire a medical malpractice attorney.
an pec was signed for a 16yr old kid
answered on Jan 22, 2021
Generally, there are certain instances a minor can be examined without a guardian present. The facts of each case would determine whether this could be done. And yes, the parent or legal guardian is usually entitled to have access to that information, absent some limited exceptions (such as a... Read more »
During the visit 3 police officers were in the room and observed the negligence of the staff. It aslo was all recoreded on officers body camera.
Mom’s medical records, were accessible, via-the-online-patient-portal, at the facility, where she passed away, but, 2 hours after her death, the hospital “deactivated” her “online-patient portal account,” preventing, any further access, to all of her pending, & past, tests results.... Read more »
answered on May 16, 2020
Contact the Records dept at each hospital
But my guess is you will have to open a succession or file a med mal suit to get them.
answered on Mar 8, 2020
A lawyer shouldn't advise you here; a doctor should. You should express your concerns about the impact of such antibiotics on your baby to your doctor. And if your doctor's reasoning for prescribing such pills does not address your concerns, you could seek a second medical opinion. Good... Read more »
The Dr was unable to complete the procedure in his office due to the anesthetic not being strong enough. This left me having to go to the emergency room to scope my urethra because it collapsed during the procedure. I then had to have a catheter put In and sent home for a over a week with this... Read more »
answered on Mar 4, 2020
You have until 365 days after date of discovery but no more than 3 years after the malpractice occurred. So get to a medical malpractice lawyer quickly.
So they need to go back in. They had plan to do surgery today. But he needed blood he has bed sores. He has blood clots now. He is in a hospital in Grand Rapids Michigan I am in Louisiana. The doctor informed his care person what they have done. Is this medical malpractice?
answered on Feb 26, 2020
It could be malpractice, but you will need to have his records reviewed by a doctor within that particular field. Please understand that not every mistake, misdiagnosis, or bad result is malpractice. It is only malpractice if there is a failure to follow the standard of care as established by... Read more »
answered on Jan 22, 2020
It could depend on the provisions of the insurance policy. Your post remains open for two weeks. There's no point losing further time if you need medical attention; ask the carrier to arrange for another primary physician. Good luck
My mom's mid section was as if a ball was under her gown. She was complaining of a pain in that area. In say 2 hospitals and nursing facility all ignored her pain and neglected my mother till tragically her stomach split open, her eyes stayed wide open as though the moment overwhelmed her and... Read more »
answered on Nov 4, 2019
Something might have been left out in the course of uploading your post. You could try reposting. Include a question, but don't include personal information. Good luck
answered on Oct 25, 2019
An attorney who handles medical malpractice matters usually will have the records reviewed to determine if malpractice was committed.
Electronically signed dates are like the next day. Then one op note was added like a month later.
One part says he was taken to recovery doing well without problems then it’s the same papers but it says death. But they say he died i the catch lab.
He was givin too much... Read more »
answered on Oct 24, 2019
These are questions which cannot be answered without further review of the records either by an attorney or another physician. Blank pages and late signings are not unusual practices in and of themselves to warrant suspicion. Please keep in mind that you only have one year from the date of the... Read more »
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