it has been a year now. my father was only in her facility for one month. lawyer says they can not subpoena the owner because we are not in litigation. What can i do to help my lawyer retrieve the records.
I hope you get a useful answer on this forum, but if don't, the type of lawyer you need to look for to obtain another opinion depends on the reason you wish to obtain the records. If you suspect medical malpractice, contact a lawyer specializing in that area. If you want the records for some...Read more »
In 1964 my great grandmother was shot and killed by a man who was having a psychotic episode that included hallucinations. He had been released from a mental hospital just a few days before. This happened in New Hampshire. Can the hospital be held liable for prematurely releasing him?
There is not much information in your question to assist an attorney in determining whether you have a case. I would say that negligence cases, including medical malpractice claims, generally have a 2 year statute of limitations. You indicate that the incident occurred in 2020. Without knowing...Read more »
Torn right patellar tendon that has left me on crutches for over two years in February that has contributed to shoulder tendinitis’s, bone spurs, degenerative lumbar disc disease and daily lower back and shoulder pain. Have reached out to several local attorneys with little or no response. I... Read more »
You should establish a basis for medical malpractice and notify the medical provider of your intent to file a lawsuit. Usually, this should happen within a year of injury, or one year after the victim discovered or should have discovered the injury, or three years of the date of the malpractice....Read more »
It is possible to file a claim for medical negligence or malpractice in the case of a surgery that did not go as planned. Medical negligence occurs when a healthcare provider fails to provide a standard level of care, and as a result, the patient is injured or suffers harm. If you believe that you...Read more »
diagnosed with depression. I didn't feel heard, or respected. Was told life is just hard and to get over it. I stopped seeing her, she continued to prescribe the medication. New doctor has diagnosed me bipolar with OCD, close to a diagnosis with borderline personality disorder. The previous... Read more »
Celexa is one of those prescription drugs which require close medical oversight during the process of discontinuing its use. If you were taking it when you stopped seeing your old doctor, he/she should have continued to prescribe it, and your new doctor should have overseen the process of...Read more »
I came back from emergency surgery from nasal cauterization and the top bed rail was left down. I had just been placed in the step down unit from coming out of a medically induced coma due to Covid 19. I was recovering very well but could not not walk or sit up in the bed without help and I was... Read more »
Hi, there are specific statutes of limitations that apply to negligence claims. Most claims must be filed within two years of the injury. If your injury is more than two years old, you may not be able to file a lawsuit. Whether you can pursue damages for the negligence will depend upon the date of...Read more »
After the emergency surgery, the surgeon found out that my implant was wrongly placed over 20+ years which has led to injury to my ear area - based on the MRI finding as well as Cat Scan. It is suspected that CI company and surgeon knew about it and falsely reported that it was in the place but... Read more »
I'm sorry for your ordeal with the cochlear implant. To evaluate the legal merits of your position, you could reach out to med mal attorneys and try to arrange a free initial consult. If a law firm felt there was a viable basis for a case, they could retrieve your patient records and review...Read more »
A Washington attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Unless there's more to the matter, it would be a matter of medical malpractice, not defamation of character. Defamation means spoken or written words that cause harm to your dignitary interests (reputation)....Read more »
I went to have my mirena iud removed @ the 5 year mark. The nurse practitioner could not find the strings, she used something she called a hook & other tools to find the them. Then I was sent for an ultrasound to check if the IUD was still in place. The obgyn then came in & used more tools... Read more »
I had a seizure in prison because medical wasn’t medicating and they knew that I had seizures and even verified it thru my pharmacy and a week and a half later I had a seizure and I told the officer 3 time in the middle of the night that I needed medical attention and he would not call medical... Read more »
You may potentially have a case, you should speak to a personal injury lawyer and/or a civil rights attorney to discuss the details of your specific fact pattern to see if it is viable to pursue. Best of luck.
On 2/1/2021 I signed a 18-24 month contract with an Orthodontist for braces. I had 8 visits from 2/8/21- 3/29/21, I had suffered from headaches & mouth sores, l couldn't eat or drink, I lost weight, and there was a time when I couldn't talk, and missed work.
This may fall under dental malpractice. Whether it is worth pursuing depends on what your actual damages are. Besides discomfort, do ou have any permanent injury, such as bone loss, that might make pursuing a malpractice claim economically justifiable. Talk to some malpractice attorneys about...Read more »
i live in virginia and the procedure was in winston salem. i was administered erythromycin eye ointment while unconscious under general anesthesia for retina surgery in both eyes, with staff claiming it was standard practice (overlooking my medical record allergy list) and I woke up with a severely... Read more »
Immediately seek a free consultation with a medical malpractice attorney in your area. If you have facts that support a potential claim, a law firm may be willing to sign you to a contingency fee retainer agreement with no up-front fees or costs payment needed....Read more »
The doctor came in asked me what was going on where pain was said he was gonna check the results from ultrasound and be back and never came back, never saw my nurse either some random lady came in took out my ivs throw down the discharge paper work tells me to sign an leave, no one told me anything... Read more »
An Arizona attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for three weeks. There wasn't a question included, but if you are wondering if the incident rose to the level of providing you with grounds for a med mal case, it doesn't sound like it. There is generally a need for showing...Read more »
They didn't diagnose me incorrectly they only looked at one elbow instead of both. They told me it wasn't fractured. Which it is fractured. And now my main Dr/nurse practitioner and the office seem to be dragging there feet. I didn't get informed about the referral for an MRI for my... Read more »
A California attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. No one here would be able to answer your question about whether you have a case. An attorney would need to review the file. Med mal law firms typically offer free initial consults. You could reach out to law...Read more »
You should contact an experienced medical malpractice attorney to determine whether you have a case and whether you are still within the time frame to file a lawsuit. Typically, you can file a lawsuit within one year of the malpractice. There are exceptions to this rule that an attorney can...Read more »
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