Due to the detention centers failure to provide proper medical attention, during the 13 months that my son was Incarcerated, he is now permanently disabled. He repeatedly put in sick call slips and asked to be taken to the hospital. As his health declined and his symptoms worsened, the detention... Read more »
answered on Apr 17, 2023
There are attorneys who have expertise with medical malpractice in jails and prisons.
answered on Nov 17, 2021
You have not posted an actual question. Do I have a possible claim? Is that your question? Answer: Yes, perhaps. The claim could be dependent on the difference in appearance between the two medications, what medication was actually described on the prescription bottle, how much of the... Read more »
My dog went out my door and went missing for a couple of hours. Later animal control got a hold of my dog. I took my dog out a week later since I couldn't pay for the fees at the time. I went to go get my dog this Tuesday and they told me that she hasn't eaten in those days. My dog was 5... Read more »
answered on Jul 3, 2021
You have to prove that the shelter had a duty to care for your dog, breached that duty of care in some way, and that breach of care directly resulted in your dog's death. You have articulated no facts to support how or what caused your dog's death. How do you know your dog did not eat... Read more »
I am a physician licensed in Maryland planning to do contract work with an employer in Maryland. The employer will be paying my LLC that I must set up. The taxes are lower in Virginia, so I would like to set up my LLC in Virginia. However, I am not licensed in Virginia. Do I need to set up the LLC... Read more »
answered on Apr 22, 2021
You are mixing up two totally different things: (1) the right of a legal entity to regularly conduct business in Maryland; and (2) which state you owe and pay income taxes. If it was as easy as where you organize your pass-through entity, everyone would create an LLC in the states with no state... Read more »
Doctor was aware that I was taking the meds. Can I sue?
answered on Mar 7, 2021
A Maryland attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a month. I'm sorry for your ordeal. It would be difficult for any attorney to offer meaningful guidance here though, regardless of where they practice, based on the brief description. And even with additional information... Read more »
This injury was caused during a VA compensation and pension exam done in April 2018 with new issues arising just the last few months. It’s been suggested I hire a lawyer. I am already 100% service-connected but apparently need to pursue this outside the VA system. Thank you for any help,... Read more »
answered on Jul 27, 2020
Claims against the VA likely require formal notice to be given within two years. You should promptly consult with a lawyer in a confidential setting. See. https://www.justia.com/injury/federal-tort-claims-act-
On 08/06/2019, doctor provided me with written prescription. Hand held prescription to pharmacy agent. Within minutes they had the prescription ready. After taking medication I felt very very ill. I called Dr. to inform her. When she mentioned to cut in half. Red light flashed, I took a good look... Read more »
answered on Aug 22, 2019
Do both. Photograph the bottle etc, the receipt .
Realistically, you have a case but a very small one because from what you say nothing lasting happened--you had a nasty experience, but that would get you very little.
However the pharmacy should be notified because, who knows, the... Read more »
answered on Mar 30, 2019
It's difficult to make a meaningful assessment based on the limited facts here. You could consult with an attorney, and it is likely they would have additional questions, such as warnings for the prescription. They would likely want to know whether instructions for the medication were... Read more »
Is there any legally required wait period?
answered on Dec 27, 2018
As with many things legal, whether a romantic relationship is legally problematic will depend on the circumstances. Was the doctor pursuing the patient while treating or did the romantic interest arise well after the termination of the doctor/patient relationship? Was the doctor/patient... Read more »
answered on Dec 8, 2018
“Winning” is determined not by how injured or damaged you are, but how strong your evidence is that your doctor breached the standard of care he owed to you when providing your medical care. The standard of care must be established by another physician with the expertise to define what that... Read more »
answered on Nov 30, 2018
There is a statutory scheme set up to specifically address medical malpractice by physicians (regular M.D.s), that would not apply to vets. These statutory provisions are largely procedural, but also address substantive issues related to the claims. However, the standards for professional... Read more »
for medical malpractice?
answered on Nov 12, 2018
It really will depends on the details of the case like when was the product recalled and what are the damages, but it doesn't sound good from your limited description. I would recommend you sit down and go over it with an attorney.
answered on Oct 29, 2018
I do not practice in Maryland but your question remains open for four weeks. The underlying concept is essentially the same. It is based upon the existence of a duty, a breach of that duty, injuries/damages, and a causal link between the breach of duty and ensuing injuries. Medical malpractice can... Read more »
answered on Oct 20, 2018
The fact he retired is irrelevant. He can be sued. The issue is whether you waited too long to make a claim. There is a statute of limitations, which can be extended to start running from the date you discovered or should have discovered the object left inside of you. Also, unless you have... Read more »
or would that mean I couldn't discuss it.
answered on Sep 7, 2018
It would depend on the terms of the settlement agreement, specifically the confidentiality portion.
answered on Aug 23, 2018
Health insurance is supposed to cover the costs of whatever medical care you need, regardless of the cause. It does not provide damages for pain and suffering, permanent impairment, loss of income, etc., caused by medical malpractice. Those types of damages are what malpractice claims are for,... Read more »
answered on Aug 10, 2018
Yes, a nursing home can be liable for malpractice and there are particular standards of care that apply to them. Nursing home negligence is a regular issue in courts around the state.
- am I able to sue if she was already terminal?
answered on Jul 13, 2018
Hi - sorry for your loss.
It would depend upon the details of the case but yes, there is a possible case if a doctors negligence hastened the death of the patient. Particularly in cases of a terminal patient, shortening their time can be quite tragic.
answered on Jun 18, 2018
It depends upon the facts of the procedure and results. In some cases, it does begin on the date that you are aware of the malpractice which can be the date you began feeling ill in some instances, but you need to look at the specific facts of the case to determine which one applies.
You... Read more »
answered on Apr 6, 2018
There has to be negligence. That is the key. Did they perform the risky procedure like an ordinary, reasonable prudent surgeon would. It is not the outcome that matters. It is whether a mistake was made.
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