Medical Malpractice Questions & Answers by State

Medical Malpractice Questions & Answers

Q: Can a pharmacist call my doctor to have meds changed without my knowledge?

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Alabama on Aug 25, 2015

Answered on Aug 26, 2015

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Adam Studnicki's answer
Seems unusual but more information about specifics is needed to answer. A local lawyer can 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...

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Q: dental procedure

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Texas on Aug 25, 2015

Answered on Aug 26, 2015

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Adam Studnicki's answer
There is not enough factual information here to answer. Talk to a local medical malpractice lawyer who is handles dental malpractice cases.

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...

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Q: Can I sue the ER for failing to correctly diagnose my mothers condition the first visit, resulting in her death?

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Texas on Aug 25, 2015

Answered on Aug 26, 2015

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More information is needed to evaluate if there is a viable malpractice claim. A TX medical malpractice lawyer can evaluate 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...

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Q: Can I sue hospital/Doctor for creating complications after Episiotomy in Labor and Delivery?

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for New Jersey on Apr 28, 2015

Answered on Aug 25, 2015

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Adam Studnicki's answer
More information is needed to evaluate. Talk to a local medical malpractice lawyer, who can investigate 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...

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Q: Can I sue the hospital for anything?

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Alabama on May 23, 2015

Answered on Aug 25, 2015

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

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Q: 3 doctors 2 MRIs 2 surgerys on the same knee surgeries a year apart. They missed a tear what can I do?

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Missouri on Jun 3, 2015

Answered on Aug 25, 2015

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Adam Studnicki's answer
More information is needed to determine if you have a viable claim. A local medical malpractice lawyer can evaluate 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...

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Q: Infection caused by my dentist.

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Mississippi on Jun 4, 2015

Answered on Aug 25, 2015

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Adam Studnicki's answer
There is no question here. You can ask a local medical malpractice lawyer who handles dental cases to investigate and evaluate.

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...

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Q: how does a mental disability effect the statutue of limitation for the plaintiff for medical malpractice, neglect, hippa

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Alabama on Jun 15, 2015

Answered on Aug 25, 2015

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Adam Studnicki's answer
The applications of statutes of limitations can be tricky in medical malpractice cases. Talk to a local medical malpractice lawyer ASAP, who can evaluate 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...

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Q: After a lymph node biopsy I have o lot of pain in my neck and left shoulder. Looks like my shoulder was damaged.

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for New Jersey on Jun 15, 2015

Answered on Aug 25, 2015

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Adam Studnicki's answer
More information is needed to determine if you have a claim. Talk to a local medical malpractice lawyer. They offer free consultations.

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...

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Q: My mother past after an outpatient procedure she never made it out

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for California on Jun 8, 2015

Answered on Aug 21, 2015

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Adam Studnicki's answer
I am sorry to hear that. There are strict deadlines for making legal claims and it may be too late. Talk to a CA medical malpractice lawyer ASAP to verify.

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...

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Q: 1 what is the statute of limitation on medical negligence in hospital emergency in California

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for California on Jun 4, 2015

Answered on Aug 21, 2015

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Adam Studnicki's answer
Talk to a medical malpractice lawyer in CA ASAP to see if you have a viable claim and to determine the legal deadlines.

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...

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Q: My husband had triple-bypass and 5 days later he was sent home without a blood-thinner other than aspirin.

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Minnesota on Jun 10, 2015

Answered on Aug 21, 2015

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Adam Studnicki's answer
I am sorry to hear about that. More information is needed to answer. Talk to a local medical malpractice lawyer, who can investigate, evaluate and advise about your legal rights and options.

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...

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Q: if a patient gets wrong medicine which causes death within 24hours after surgery. Is it natural causes

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice on Jun 19, 2015

Answered on Aug 21, 2015

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Adam Studnicki's answer
The doctor might be trying to avoid a malpractice lawsuit. Best to consult with a medical malpractice lawyer to determine if there is a legal claim.

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...

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Q: there 8s s class action lawsuit whereas my husband file is being use. Can i start a individual lawsuit on my own?n

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for South Carolina on Jun 23, 2015

Answered on Aug 20, 2015

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Adam Studnicki's answer
More information is needed. If you lawsuit is derivative of his, then maybe not, but check with a local injury lawyer to be sure.

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...

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Q: what is the name of the Maryland case where a patient was unaware till after surgery his doctor had aids

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

Answered on Aug 20, 2015

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Adam Studnicki's answer
Unlikely someone on this site will know. You can try Google.

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 consult with a local lawyer...

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Q: Can my daughters mother sign a power of attorney over to me in a wrongful death suit

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

Answered on Aug 20, 2015

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Adam Studnicki's answer
Different states have different laws regarding wrongful death damages. You should talk to your lawyer about this. Also, your daughter's mother should discuss this with her divorce 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 advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is impossible to evaluate a legal problem without a...

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Q: 52 year old women with history of high bp went to regular check up bp was 200/180 her dosage was up sent home she died

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Arkansas on Aug 19, 2015

Answered on Aug 20, 2015

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Adam Studnicki's answer
There is not enough information here to answer this question. Talk to a medical malpractice lawyer in your area about this matter. An attorney can help evaluate the claim and advise about how to proceed. Most medical malpractice lawyers offer free consultations. You can search for lawyers using the "Find a Lawyer" link at the top of the page.

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Q: If a epidural was put into the wrong place and caused a stillbirth can i sue

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

Answered on Aug 16, 2015

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Adam Studnicki's answer
I am sorry to hear about this. You should talk to an Alabama medical malpractice doctor about whether this constitutes medical malpractice. Generally speaking, at least for my State, a medical malpractice case involves hiring one or more expert witnesses to show that a health care provider's actions (or omissions): (1) fell below the standard of care, and (2) caused injury. Most malpractice lawyers provide free consultations. A lawyer can investigate, evaluate and advise whether you have a...

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Q: How do l know if l have to attend hearing arguments when my lawyer has filed a motion to withdraw and the defense wants

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

Answered on Aug 10, 2015

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Adam Studnicki's answer
It's not clear what's going on and whether the case has been settled. You may wish to consult with another lawyer about your case.

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...

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Q: My husband was treated by Army and VA hospitals for TBI. I think a doctor messed up a surgery. Can we sue the US govt?

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Florida on Nov 15, 2010

Answered on Aug 10, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
Perhaps. did you get to a medical malpractice attorney back then when you asked this question?

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