My dentist asked me to do filling on two tooth, I was in no pain before,I trusted him and got procedure done.Since then I am in immense pain and DR worked on same tooth's 3 times and it's over a month I am still in pain. I went to other Doctor and he say's I need root-canal on those... Read more »
Possibly. Consult a member of the Md. Assn for Justice--they give free consults. Even if it's too small for them to take, if you have another dentist you could take the one that did it to small claims court.
After recommendation from my Dentist I got Filling done on tooth's for which I was never in pain.The filling went wrong and Dr had to fix it which took him total 3 attempts,over one month time. This cause me pain which I am still suffering with. However, after seeing a specialist I got to know... Read more »
Typically the first report of injury is filed by the employer and it starts the statute of limitations period. The injured worker is responsible to file the claim form c30. This should be done with a workers comp attorney so that it can be done properly and not cause issues in the future....Read more »
Unused retainer amounts are usually returned in the form of a check and can be hand delivered or mailed. The check should be accompanied by a detailed breakdown of how funds were applied to your case and an explanation for the amount being returned to you.
The defense still haven't sent in their expert witness report and will they have too, after finding out I fired my attorney? And do I need to file new expert report by a new expert witness, before the defense finally sends in theirs?
As the client, you have a right to terminate your lawyer. He or she will usually notify the Court and the Defendants. However, you should check the scheduling order in your case. If there are deadlines coming up, you will need to secure new counsel in time to meet them. If you do not, and you fail...Read more »
Most often the answer is yes. Private insurance contracts almost always contain terms called "subrogation clauses." These provide the insurance company the right to "stand in the shoes" of the insured (you) and recapture the money the company paid for care you would not have...Read more »
Failed bladder surgery, results 2nd emergency surgery due to missed leakage into body cavity and distending abdomen. Tubing of throat improperly during surgeries causes cuts in throats causing stricture scars. After scaring, vomiting began and lots of weight loss. Internal med specialist was... Read more »
I am very sorry to hear about your post-operative difficulties. I have seen many instances where the surgery that was supposed to "fix the problem" leaves the patient worse off than he/she started. Your potential case presents a long list of issues that would best be sorted out by an...Read more »
I was recieving treatment for substance abuse issues during the summer of 2015,I was prescribed buprenorphine from DR azfeld,I was transfered to DR keith sololov due to sceduling conflicts. I saw dr sokolov only one time,on my next visit I was terminated from treatment with no just cause,they said... Read more »
With regard to your medical records, Maryland health care providers are required to disclose medical records within a reasonable time, but no more than 21 working days after the date a person in interest requests the disclosure. A health care provider that knowingly and willfully refuses to...Read more »
Yes, yes, and yes. Informed consent just means that you consent to the procedure. You are not consenting to medical malpractice. In fact, we have a motion we regularly file to keep in informed consent that the patient signed out of evidence if it is not an informed consent case.
You hopefully have a lawyer. Sit down and discuss this with her or him in person. Your question has too many areas that don't have information for anyone to answer your question. You don't want to put up details on a public site. Talk to your lawyer.
It could. Here's why: In Maryland, if you were partially at fault in causing your injuries, you may be barred from any recovery under the law known as contributory negligence. But, having said that, your question does not provide any facts, and so, it is not possible for me to have an...Read more »
That is something you want to correct quickly. Call Health Claims Arbitration (410) 767-8200. They are nice and will work with you to make sure you have everything. Put your correspondence in writing and make the same request of all parties to the litigation.
Yes, in Maryland, a child (no matter how old the child is) maintains the right to sue for the wrongful death of a parent if medical malpractice or medical negligence was the cause of the parent's death.
Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.
The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.
Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.