Medical Malpractice Questions & Answers

Q: Someone else is using my Florida pharmacy RPT license number to teach medtech classes. What do I do?!

1 Answer | Asked in Identity Theft, Criminal Law and Medical Malpractice for Florida on
Answered on Jul 15, 2018
Gary Kollin's answer
Report it to the authorities. I leave it to you to determine which are the proper authorities
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Q: I feel like a doctor's treatment of my parent with lung cancer hastened her death

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Maryland on
Answered on Jul 13, 2018
Thomas Neary's answer
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.
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Q: What do a person do when there doctor take them off medication they feel they really need

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Oklahoma on
Answered on Jul 10, 2018
Camille Brooks Ibrahim's answer
You can have a second opinion done by another physician.
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Q: Can I sue for the nexplanon implant giving me serious problems and doctor allowing student to touch me during procedure

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for Louisiana on
Answered on Jul 9, 2018
Douglas Lee Bryan's answer
You should consult an attorney that handles medical malpractice cases.
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Q: I am going to count 9& 10 of July one FTA and other DUI 3rd suffer from ptsd emotional abuse and physical abuse

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, DUI / DWI, Car Accidents and Medical Malpractice for Tennessee on
Answered on Jul 6, 2018
Mr. Kent Thomas Jones Esq.'s answer
I don't think your case sounds very promissing. I would suggest that you contact local counsel and explain your issues to him/her.
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Q: I had shoulder surgery as a result of a work related injury. I now have nerve damage that extends down my arm to my hand

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice and Workers' Compensation for Texas on
Answered on Jul 5, 2018
Camille Brooks Ibrahim's answer
You would have to get a second opinion from a neurologist implicating that the previous surgeon was at fault
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Q: If you were given too much anesthesia during a routine outpatient surgery are there grounds for a suit?

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Ohio on
Answered on Jul 5, 2018
Camille Brooks Ibrahim's answer
The statute of limitations in Ohio is a year. Depending on the damages, if any, you can file suit.
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Q: My surgeon admitted fault in cervical fusion. Some symptoms have presented as a result of the error. Where to start?

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for Oklahoma on
Answered on Jul 5, 2018
Camille Brooks Ibrahim's answer
You can file a medical malpractice suit against the doctor!
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Q: We filled out papers we had to sign to begin with the lawsuite.

1 Answer | Asked in Legal Malpractice and Medical Malpractice for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Jul 5, 2018
Elizabeth Tarasi's answer
I am located in Pittsburgh. If you would like to call me to discuss this my phone number is 412-391-7135.
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Q: Filed for a medical malpractice lawsuit two months ago and still haven't heard from the attorney. Is this standard pract

1 Answer | Asked in Legal Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Products Liability for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Jul 5, 2018
Elizabeth Tarasi's answer
No, when you call an attorney they should return your call within a day or two. Are you sure the case was filed?
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Q: In a malpractice case is it "required' to take the % off the net amount - settlement minus costs -Statute 7.095

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for Nevada on
Answered on Jul 2, 2018
Joel Gary Selik's answer
Unless it is a medical malpractice, the fee agreement determines when the percentage is calculated, before or after costs. If it does not say, then it is whatever benefits the client the most.
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Q: Can I fight 1100$ charges for an MRI that was taken of my hip when I was expressing pain in my lower back?

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for New York on
Answered on Jun 29, 2018
Peter Munsing's answer
If that's what the doctors ordered generally no. You can ask your insurance company & the Pt ombudsman at the hospital to look at it.
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Q: Does a statute of limitations start from the date of the procedure or when I began feeling ill?

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Maryland on
Answered on Jun 18, 2018
Thomas Neary's answer
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 may want to consult with an attorney to go over the details and get a clear answer based upon all the facts.

Q: My nana just had surgery. The doctor left on vacation before they even closed my nana back up. More info below

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Florida on
Answered on Jun 16, 2018
Terrence H Thorgaard's answer
And what would you like to know?

If she suffered complications and resulting damages, she should see an attorney who handles medical malpractice.

Q: What if you feel that you are a victim of a practice that was using you medical insurance for profit.

1 Answer | Asked in Insurance Bad Faith, Medical Malpractice, Public Benefits and Personal Injury for California on
Answered on Jun 5, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
NEED MORE INFO

YOU MAY WANT TO CHANGE DOCTORS AND THEN REPORT THIS DOCTOR TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AND MED BOARD IF YOU HAVE THE EVIDENCE

Q: Are screws and skin staples that were on CT, MRI, blood and fluid cultures a malpractice case?

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for New Jersey on
Answered on Jun 4, 2018
Marc S. Berman's answer
I’m so sorry to hear about your dad's experience. You should immediately consult an experienced New Jersey attorney who accepts medical malpractice cases. You can easily find one of us on Justia.com. Your dad may well have a case, but the medical records need to be reviewed to be sure. Most lawyers offer a free consultation. Please also note that there are deadlines to sue. Your dad has to take proper legal action in time to preserve his rights. Good luck.

Q: How to stop identity theft, mail theft and fraud, forgery, medicare/ins fraud, medical malpractice, deprivation of life

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes, Identity Theft, Legal Malpractice and Medical Malpractice for Maine on
Answered on Jun 3, 2018
Gary Kollin's answer
I am sure they think you are mentally ill. You need to prove them wrong. You need to seek out a psychiatrist they know nothing about and have at least three sessions. Then provide the authorities with the proof and they may listen to you

Q: I need to find a lawyer that don't mind just getting what the law allows malpractice suit for wrongful death

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Arkansas on
Answered on May 29, 2018
Richard Lane Hughes' answer
This doesn't seem to be a question. However, be mindful that medical negligence causes have a short statute of limitations and most lawyers are unable to commit to a case until a good bit of investigation is done. So talk to an attorney and pursue your case as soon as you can.

Q: i had a turp procedure and the hospital put the IPC bags on my legs but had no pump available. 10 days later a blood clt

1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law and Medical Malpractice for Missouri on
Answered on May 28, 2018
Ronald J. Eisenberg's answer
Without reviewing your medical records and gathering more facts, it would be hard for any attorney to form an opinion of the strength of your potential claim. Contact a local attorney who practices med-mal.

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