Medical Malpractice Questions & Answers

Q: How do you deal with a request for a refund from a dental patient who is not satisfied with you services when?

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Health Care Law, Injury Law and Medical Malpractice for North Carolina on
Answered on Feb 12, 2016

Talk to a local health care lawyer. One idea is to address this in a consent form they sign before you provide services.

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

Q: Can you sue a hospital for negligence of a pregnant woman which caused a miscarriage of a twin?

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Ohio on
Answered on Feb 6, 2016

More info is needed. Talk to a local malpractice lawyer to determine if you have a viable case.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. 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 consult with a local lawyer...

Q: Hurt upon transfer to surgical bed causing loss of feeling & partial use of last 2 fingers on both hands & upper R leg.

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Georgia on
Answered on Feb 4, 2016

You need to contact an attorney who will evaluate your case and determine if you have grounds to sue and whether or not your damages warrant bringing a cause of action against the cost of the litigation that could be lost.

Q: Why would a hospital refuse to share blood test results with patient

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Missouri on
Answered on Feb 4, 2016

In many states, patients have a right to their medical records. A local lawyer can advise.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. 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 consult with a local lawyer to...

Q: Should I have to pay for an unsatisfactory pap smear?

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Georgia on
Answered on Feb 1, 2016

What's the cost? Is it really worth your time? By the time you figure out how to navigate the legal system you will have wasted so much time. I am sure you have other responsibilities. Switch doctors and write him a letter explaining your disappointment and put it behind you.

Q: What are the time limits in filing a medical malpractice suit in Arizona?

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Arizona on
Answered on Jan 27, 2016

Generally speaking, two years, it does depend on the circumstances, and it can sometimes be tricky in these cases to determine when the time starts to run.

Your son should definitely seek a legal consultation. I would be happy to talk to him.

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

Q: Plaintiff wants to file a malpractice suit, and the defendant practices in a different state.

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for California on
Answered on Jan 22, 2016

It depends on the kind of malpractice you're talking about. However, I would suggest that the state where the defendant practices would be the place to do it.

Andy

Q: My doctor implanted the nexplanon in my left arm too deeply and it has caused nerve damage.

1 Answer | Asked in Injury Law and Medical Malpractice for Kentucky on
Answered on Jan 13, 2016

For there to be medical malpractice, a health care professional's actions (or omissions) must fall below the standard of care and cause injury. Whether this happened in your situation requires more investigation.

Contact a local medical malpractice lawyer for a free consultation.

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Q: THIS Case WAS A SHAm I HAVE Suffered GREAT IAM DISabled and Have 4 herniated disks now have not been able to work from

1 Answer | Asked in Injury Law and Medical Malpractice for Oregon on
Answered on Jan 13, 2016

You can use the find a lawyer tool on this site or google to look for lawyers.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. 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 consult with a local lawyer to get legal...

Q: Hi, can a hospital be sued for not diagnosing pneumonia while being pregnant and with breathing problems and low oxygen?

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for California on
Answered on Jan 13, 2016

For there to be medical malpractice, a health care professional's actions (or omissions) must fall below the standard of care and cause injury. Whether this happened in your situation requires more investigation.

Contact a local medical malpractice lawyer for a free consultation.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. It is NOT legal advice, and it may not work for your specific...

Q: CAN I SUE THE HOSPITALS AND NURSING HOMES FOR NEGLIGENCE ON MY DAUGHTERS BEHALF AND SOME DOCTORS

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Georgia on
Answered on Jan 13, 2016

For there to be medical malpractice, a health care professional's actions (or omissions) must fall below the standard of care and cause injury. Whether this happened in your situation requires more investigation.

Contact a local medical malpractice lawyer for a free consultation.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. It is NOT legal advice, and it may not work for your specific...

Q: My partner had surgery last year in atlanta than three months later he had the same surgery at a another hospital .

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Georgia on
Answered on Jan 13, 2016

For there to be medical malpractice, a health care professional's actions (or omissions) must fall below the standard of care and cause injury. Whether this happened in your situation requires more investigation.

Contact a local medical malpractice lawyer for a free consultation.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. It is NOT legal advice, and it may not work for your specific...

Q: Can a hospital change the payment account number on a payment check before cashing it?

1 Answer | Asked in Collections, Health Care Law and Medical Malpractice for Indiana on
Answered on Jan 13, 2016

Not sure how this is malpractice, but check with a consumer protection or debtor's rights lawyer.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. 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 consult with a local...

Q: I had pink eye and received wrong medication that damaged my eyes causing moon like craters am I able to sue?

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for New Jersey on
Answered on Jan 6, 2016

Yes you can sue, how much you will get is the question. For a malpractice suit you will have to prove how the doctors treatment of you deviated from the normal standard of care. Just because a medication does not work for you does not give you a good lawsuit, that is why is called malpractice. Good Luck

Q: My daughter died on Dec 22 due to my embollical cord not being attached to my placenta, the Dr told me this on Dec 9th

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Texas on
Answered on Jan 1, 2016

More information is needed to investigate and asses. A medical malpractice lawyer can assist.

Q: Can your Dr. Get in trouble for telling you to take to much Tylenol

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Kentucky on
Answered on Dec 28, 2015

A viable legal negligence claim requires injury. There may be other repercussions.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. 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 consult with a local lawyer to get...

Q: Recd arbitration date for sm clm. Defendant atty wants civil case based on ARS12-603 Court canc'd date Do I have re

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Arizona on
Answered on Dec 19, 2015

You mean 12-2603. The requirements of the statues in medical malpractice cases are mandatory. As far as why, that is a question for the legislature (and the health care lobbyists).

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

Q: Is the below medical malpractice?

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Maryland on
Answered on Dec 2, 2015

I don't think you have a medical malpractice case. Your daughter's injury, thankfully, is extremely unlikely to cause real harm. Even if your daughter eventually got cancer -- which is extremely unlikely -- no expert could link a single CT scan back to cancer.

Q: International student get assualted by a person who tried to rob me

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law, Injury Law, International Law and Medical Malpractice for Virginia on
Answered on Nov 20, 2015

Hello,

Sorry about the incident, you might be able to apply for a U visa if you meet certain requirements. However more facts and information is needed, you should immediately contact an immigration attorney as this could be a huge positive for you to get a green card through the U visa. All the best.

15 years of successful immigration law experience. The answer above is only general in nature cannot be construed as legal advice, given that not enough facts are known. It is...

Q: what is the statue of limitations for dental malpractice in alabama

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Alabama on
Answered on Nov 16, 2015

Applying statutes of limitations in malpractice cases can be tricky. Talk to a lawyer ASAP.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. 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 consult with a local lawyer to...

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