I had femoral hernia repair surgery through Kaiser Permanente on 11/13/2020. After the surgery, I had more pain in my groin than before the surgery. This pain started immediately after the surgery. The pain is variable, most of the time it is a 6-10 on a pain scale and is an ache the originates in... Read more »
answered on Mar 29, 2023
If you have experienced complications or ongoing pain following a hernia repair surgery performed by Kaiser Permanente, you may have legal options for seeking compensation and holding the healthcare provider accountable.
In general, healthcare providers have a legal obligation to provide... Read more »
When my baby was born the nurses while they weight her and cleaning her they injured her. fracture her clavicle arm bone
answered on Mar 22, 2023
If your baby was injured while in the care of medical professionals, you may be able to file a medical malpractice lawsuit. Medical malpractice occurs when a healthcare professional or hospital fails to provide the appropriate standard of care, resulting in injury or harm to the patient.
To... Read more »
She told me that due to the size of my lymph nodes and it being stage 3B she wanted to start chemo ASAP because stage 4 is in my bone marrow and could be untreatable. She didnt think we should wait for the biopsy results. I was young and scared and said ok. We did 12 cycles of chemo. About 18... Read more »
answered on Mar 18, 2023
I'm sorry to hear about your situation. Based on what you've described, it sounds like you may have a potential medical malpractice claim against your original doctor for misdiagnosis and providing unnecessary treatment.
To determine if you have a case, you would need to consult... Read more »
I hired a medical negligence attorney for arbitration 2 years ago. its 2023 the mediation was for February /28/2023
I turnedC in all the documents medical bills ect. now the attorney is acting clueless. to the nest steps of the final judgement (quote) '' i don't know when... Read more »
answered on Mar 16, 2023
I'm sorry to hear about your situation. It sounds like you have concerns about your attorney's handling of your case and the status of your settlement.
If you feel that your attorney is being dishonest or not communicating effectively with you, you may want to consider taking... Read more »
I was required to obtain medical clearance and was then transported to the ER with open ulcers on both feet. However, the doctor seemed to downplay my injuries and stated it was merely athletes foot, seemingly in an effort to quickly discharge me. My wounds were not cleaned or bandaged, and I had... Read more »
answered on Mar 16, 2023
It sounds like you may have a potential claim for medical malpractice or negligence. Medical malpractice occurs when a healthcare provider's conduct falls below the standard of care expected of a reasonably prudent healthcare provider in similar circumstances and results in harm to the... Read more »
answered on Mar 13, 2023
In California, as in most states, medical providers are required to obtain informed consent from patients before administering medical treatment, including vaccinations. If you did not give your consent for the COVID-19 vaccine and it was administered to you without your knowledge or authorization,... Read more »
I went to see a doctor because I couldn’t sleep due to my neighbors and wanted some sleeping pills. I told him my head was buzzing with fatigue. He told me that my head buzzing was due to an infection, and barely looked at me, and without doing any further due diligence prescribed medications... Read more »
answered on Mar 12, 2023
It may be possible to sue the doctor for medical malpractice if you believe that they were negligent in their diagnosis and treatment, and that this negligence caused you harm. Medical malpractice lawsuits are typically complex and require a thorough investigation of the facts and medical records,... Read more »
December of 2021 I was diagnosed with syphilis by Kaiser and got 3 IM penicillin shots. My ear started ringing a few weeks later. I went back to kaiser & my primary care doctor said it could be because of the syphilis, but I did not receive any treatment. In early April 2022 I saw a head &... Read more »
answered on Mar 10, 2023
If you believe that your doctor's failure to provide appropriate treatment for your otosyphilis resulted in permanent nerve damage and tinnitus, you may have a case for medical malpractice.
To pursue a medical malpractice claim, you will need to consult with an attorney who specializes... Read more »
I've reached out to other lawyer's but haven't got someone to take on my case. Is it feasible for me to take Kaiser to small claims court to get the maximum allowed at least?
answered on Mar 10, 2023
If other lawyers you have spoken to are not interested in taking your case, maybe the problem is you do not have a good case. You should continue to reach out to medical malpractice plaintiff attorneys to see if they would be interested; however, if they are all turning down your case, they... Read more »
Cedars Sinai and UCLA have marginalized my injury, treated me terribly, not given me proper evaluations or imaging even though I was very specific on what had happened. I have medical notes and records showing I had told them I had abdominal wall trauma. It shows they ignored my concerns and gave... Read more »
answered on Mar 8, 2023
I'm sorry to hear about your situation. Finding the right lawyer for a medical malpractice case can be challenging, but there are resources available to help you.
Here are a few steps you can take to find a lawyer:
Referrals: You can ask friends, family members, or healthcare... Read more »
answered on Mar 6, 2023
Under California law, healthcare providers must provide reasonable and necessary medical care to their patients, and the charges for such care must be reasonable and customary. If you were charged $600 for an ENT video consultation that did not result in a diagnosis or treatment, you may have... Read more »
I am active duty military. After having knee surgery I became allergic to dermabond and then the antibiotics given to me by the military doctors. After multiple military ER visits my face began to swell shut literally by the minute and I was told to keep taking the medication... Read more »
answered on Mar 4, 2023
I'm sorry to hear about your experience. It is difficult to say with certainty what the chances of military malpractice are without knowing all the details of your case. However, if you feel that you have been a victim of medical malpractice, you may have legal options available to you.... Read more »
I paid $ 20k a year ago for 3 dental implants. I still do not have them. a) My insurance declined his x-rays; b) To re-do them I had to wait 2 months because my dentist had lent his machine to someone out of the country; c) when I finally went in for the x-rays the dentist spent 2 hours with no... Read more »
answered on Mar 3, 2023
Whether or not your dentist is negligent depends on a number of factors and would require a careful evaluation of the specific circumstances of your case. Here are a few considerations that may be relevant:
Standard of care: Dentists, like other medical professionals, are generally held to... Read more »
Kaiser did not screen for cancer in a patient for months despite clear signs and patient history indicating an elevated risk of cancer. After months of neglect and misdiagnosis the patient was hospitalized on 05-31-2022. During this hospitalization they missed stage IV cancer and discharged the... Read more »
answered on Feb 28, 2023
I am sorry to hear about the loss of your parent and the difficult situation you are facing. Pursuing a medical malpractice case can be a complex and challenging process, and it is ultimately up to you to decide whether it is worth your time and effort.
If you believe that your... Read more »
In early January I requested a PET scan from my neurologist for symptoms of gait and speech disorder. The neurologist agreed but said the PET scan would be "normal" and specifically I "do not have dementia." I was never informed why PET scan was actually done--to distinguish... Read more »
answered on Feb 25, 2023
There may be several legal issues involved in a situation where a doctor orders a PET scan for a reason that the patient was not informed of and did not consent to. Here are a few potential legal issues to consider:
Informed Consent: In California, doctors are generally required to obtain... Read more »
personal injury case. I have an extensive work already done - depositions taken, witnesses asked), an expert hired, medical seen, but haven't done it with the defense lawyer's side on their end. Can I still represent myself with these court procedings instead of going out and hiring an... Read more »
answered on Feb 21, 2023
While it is possible to represent yourself in a personal injury case, it can be a challenging and complex process. Given the extent of work you have already done, including the hiring of an expert and taking depositions, it is possible that you may be able to continue to represent yourself.... Read more »
answered on Feb 20, 2023
In California, a veterinary technician may be used as an expert witness in a veterinary malpractice case, as long as they meet the qualifications to be an expert witness. To qualify as an expert witness, a veterinary technician must have sufficient knowledge, skill, experience, training, or... Read more »
Doctor performed plantar fascia release and heel spur removal, after 1yr of remaining in walking boot, and complaining of new pain, he gave up on me. I had to find another doctor and was told by new doctor that the other doctor cut too low from area of the chief complaint is and into the area... Read more »
answered on Feb 20, 2023
I'm sorry to hear about your experience. If you believe you have been the victim of medical malpractice, you may wish to consult with a personal injury attorney who specializes in medical malpractice cases. They can review the details of your case and advise you on the best course of action.... Read more »
answered on Feb 20, 2023
There are many lawyers in California who work on a contingency fee basis for malpractice cases, meaning they only get paid if the case is won. You can start by searching for malpractice lawyers in your area and then contacting them to see if they work on contingency fee basis. You can also consult... Read more »
answered on Feb 20, 2023
I recommend that you search for a lawyer specializing in medical malpractice in California through the California Bar Association's website. They have a lawyer referral service where you can search for a lawyer by practice area and location. You can also use online legal directories such as... Read more »
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