Medical Malpractice Questions & Answers by State

Medical Malpractice Questions & Answers

Q: I need to know if I have any legal right to request the medical records from my deceased father's Primary Care Physician

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Florida on Aug 7, 2013

Answered on Aug 4, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
Why do you need to know this? Get a medical malpractice attorney for this matter.

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Q: WHAT KIND OF LAWYER DO I NEED IF I NEED TO SUE PALM BEACH COUNTY JAIL FOR MEDICAL MALPRATICE

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Florida on Aug 14, 2013

Answered on Aug 4, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
A medical malpractice attorney. Doesn't that make sense?

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Q: I was implanted with a permanent device that was only 1/2 done. Instead of inserting 2 coils I only had 1.

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice and Products Liability for Arkansas on Aug 2, 2015

Answered on Aug 3, 2015

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Adam Studnicki's answer
More information is needed to answer. A local medical malpractice lawyer can review and advise.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is general information that is given for legal education only. It is not legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is impossible to evaluate a legal problem without a comprehensive consultation and review of all the relevant facts and documents. I strongly encourage...

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Q: Can I sue a University Hòspital for uneeded surgery, and lack of training in moes surgery of ťhe fäce giving them scarŕ.

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for California on Jul 25, 2015

Answered on Jul 30, 2015

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Adam Studnicki's answer
Talk to a CA medical malpractice lawyer about whether you have a viable claim. Don't delay, as there are strict deadlines for making legal claims, and those deadlines can be very short in some situations.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is general information that is given for legal education only. It is not legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is impossible to evaluate a legal problem...

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Q: My daughter was given a combination of medications, Prozac 20 mg & Diazepam 10 mg, in January of this year. First time

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Washington on Jul 27, 2015

Answered on Jul 27, 2015

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Adam Studnicki's answer
Look for a medical malpractice lawyer. I don't practice in WA and don't know the deadlines there. The sooner you contact WA lawyers, the better.

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Q: Can I sue my doctor for prescribing medicines that may have given me diabetes , muscle pain, and cirrhosis of the liver?

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Florida on Nov 22, 2013

Answered on Jul 26, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
May have is not enough. You should actually go speak with a medical malpractice attorney about this.

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Q: Do I need a personal injury lawyer?

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Washington on Jul 23, 2015

Answered on Jul 25, 2015

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Adam Studnicki's answer
You have a lawyer. You should ask them. They know more about your case than anyone here.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is general information that is given for legal education only. It is not legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is impossible to evaluate a legal problem without a comprehensive consultation and review of all the relevant facts and documents. I strongly encourage you to...

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Q: My husband has a intrathecal pump, that distributes baclofen and pain medicine, his doctor implanted this device in oct

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Kentucky on Jul 24, 2015

Answered on Jul 25, 2015

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Adam Studnicki's answer
He may be responsible if there is negligence. Also, in some cases, abandonment of a patient could be medical malpractice. It might also violate medical ethics, depending on the facts, and it might be something the licensing authorities would be interested in. Check with a local medical malpractice lawyer.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is general information that is given for legal education only. It is not legal...

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Q: Do I need to sign a medical release form provided by the ins??

2 Answers | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Arizona on Jul 24, 2015

Answered on Jul 25, 2015

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John M DeProspo's answer
It depends. You have not supplied enough information to properly advise you.

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Q: what is the statute of limitations for filing malpractice against a hospital?

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for California on Jul 3, 2015

Answered on Jul 21, 2015

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Adam Studnicki's answer
I believe it is 1 year from discovery and no more than 3 years from injury for the state of California. However, I don't practice in CA, so you should verify with a CA lawyer.

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Q: My mother is the plaintiff in a med mal lawsuit. Can her home be taken if she looses the case?

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Colorado on Jul 20, 2015

Answered on Jul 21, 2015

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Adam Studnicki's answer
More information is needed to answer this question. She should ask her medical malpractice lawyer.

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Q: I had mrsa but was told it was herpes whitlow do I have a case?

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for New Mexico on Jul 21, 2015

Answered on Jul 21, 2015

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Adam Studnicki's answer
A local medical malpractice can evaluate and advise. It depends on the nature and extent of your damages.

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Q: How many medical malpractice lawsuits must a doctor have before they lose their medical license?

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Florida on Dec 11, 2013

Answered on Jul 21, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
Who has told you that this happens? Ask them. I do not believe that this is true, that a certain number of civil suits will cause a doctor to lose the medical license.

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Q: A hosp. pharmacist lowered my seizure medication without my consent which resulted in a granmal seiz do I have a claim?

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for New York on Jul 19, 2015

Answered on Jul 19, 2015

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Adam Studnicki's answer
Talk to a local injury lawyer about a potential pharmaceutical malpractice case.

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Q: Can my son or his Mother sue Drs and or hospital for him contacting bactermia ( blood poisioning) while in hospital?

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Indiana on Jul 18, 2015

Answered on Jul 18, 2015

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Adam Studnicki's answer
An Indiana medical malpractice lawyer can help you evaluate and advise you for your rights and options. Most offer free consultations.

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Q: Do I have a medical malpractice case? I had surgery done in March yesterday I recvid a letter saying I'm not cleared

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for New York on Jul 18, 2015

Answered on Jul 18, 2015

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Adam Studnicki's answer
It depends on whether there was medical negligence that resulted in injury. Get a free consultation from a NY medical malpractice lawyer.

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Q: Dental neglect, years of infection. Left wisdom teeth in. Can I file a lawsuit against the ADA for letting this happen.

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for New Jersey on Jun 26, 2015

Answered on Jul 16, 2015

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Adam Studnicki's answer
You may have a claim against individual dentists that cared for you. I don't see how you'd have a claim against the ADA they were your provider or the provider worked for them.

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Q: Can I sue my dentist for malpractice in Canada?

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Alabama on Jun 29, 2015

Answered on Jul 16, 2015

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Adam Studnicki's answer
You'll need to talk to a Canada lawyer about this.

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Q: I was misdiagnosed on a inguinal hernia and surgery was performed

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Minnesota on Jul 8, 2015

Answered on Jul 16, 2015

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Adam Studnicki's answer
Misdiagnosis cases are usually difficult. Talk to a local medical malpractice lawyer about your rights and options.

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