Peter N. Munsing's answer You may have a claim. You'll want to get together the medical records then give me a call and I can give you the names of some attorneys to speak with. Ask for the records to be "electronic" records, on a CD rom--way cheaper than paper.
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.'s answer You need to find out if the doctor did something wrong - consult with other doctors to find out. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense,...
Peter N. Munsing's answer A violation of standards, ethics.A criminal act? Unlikely. Malpractice--yes, but extremely tough to prove. There are patient advocate organizations. Get dates, dosages, name of drug and run it by someone.
Peter N. Munsing's answer Contact the insurance commissioner. You can't force the doctor to see you. It's on you to resolve it. Insurance company is correct except that you have probably signed a paper with the doctor that says that you are ultimately responsible to pay.
Find out from the insurance what piece of magic paper they need. Ask the doctors office to give that.
Peter N. Munsing's answer Depends on longterm fallout.Technically, yes. However, whether an attorney would take it is a question given that these types of cases are very expensive. I would wait until you are more out of the wods, then contact a member of the Mass Academy of Trial Lawyers like Tim Lynch. Feel free to mention my name--he'll give you a free consult.
Peter N. Munsing's answer The HIPAA violation is not insignificant but has no real remedy. The big question is did they take an adequate profile, did they schedule him for appropriate liver screenings on an appropriate time table, who prescirbed and under what conditions of information. I suggest you contact a member of the Mass Academy of trial Lawyers . There are a number in your area.
Marshall Jason Ray's answer You should meet with an attorney in your state to assess the strength and potential value of your specific case. Settlement or judgment values are unpredictable and are based on many factors, including the overall strength of the case and the extent of the injuries that you suffered.
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