Recently in 2022 they never dissolved so I wanted to know if possible can I sue
answered on Apr 8, 2023
You need to consult a medical malpractice attorney. There is a two-year statute of limitations for malpractice, but the two years may run from the date of discovery of the damage caused by the malpractice.
Also, assuming a potential claim is NOT barred by the statute of limitations, an... Read more »
I w as admitted to the hospital for the clots and now on blood thinners
answered on Apr 6, 2023
In a medical malpractice case, the key question is whether a healthcare provider’s actions fell below the standard of care for providers in that particular area of healthcare.
A bad outcome standing alone is not dispositive.
In your case, it depends on what the healthcare provider... Read more »
answered on Mar 31, 2023
While such a case is possible, there are two hurdles that need to be overcome. First, due to the nature of medical malpractice cases, your damages, and not be sufficient to warrant time and expense of a lawsuit. Second, you have to show that it was below the standard of care in that circumstance to... Read more »
would need to exceed the cost of litigating them, in order to file...and he threw out example of $15,000 during our consultation. Is this accurate?
answered on Mar 20, 2023
The costs can vary, of course, but the figure quoted to you by counsel mention is a reasonably accurate response. Quite frankly, most medical malpractice cases cost far more than this figure, especially in litigation.
"Tort reform" laws on the books -- and several more pending... Read more »
it has been a year now. my father was only in her facility for one month. lawyer says they can not subpoena the owner because we are not in litigation. What can i do to help my lawyer retrieve the records.
answered on Jan 23, 2023
I hope you get a useful answer on this forum, but if don't, the type of lawyer you need to look for to obtain another opinion depends on the reason you wish to obtain the records. If you suspect medical malpractice, contact a lawyer specializing in that area. If you want the records for some... Read more »
I am going after a hospital for 2 civil rights violations and medical malpractice. I also wish to pursue criminal charges for abuse/neglect of a mentally disabled person.
I thought about trying to settle out of court... but I'm not a lawyer. (Nor can I afford to pay up front.)... Read more »
answered on Dec 14, 2022
Immediately seek a free consultation with a medical malpractice attorney in your area. If you have facts that support a potential claim, a law firm may be willing to sign you to a contingency fee retainer agreement with no up-front fees or costs payment needed.... Read more »
FL Statute 768 is quoted by Lawyers to me, in their efforts to don't present a medical assassins case, every time I consult every Lawyer I've consulted, after a group of Doctors murdered my mother in front of my eyes with their protocols, practices, and deftly persistent actions against... Read more »
answered on Nov 4, 2022
So sorry to hear about your tragedy. Florida Statutes are enacted, amended, or repealed by the Florida Legislature, where you are represented by your State Senator and your State Representative. If you don't know who they are, you can find them by inputting your address here:... Read more »
I have a question upon entering out patient surgical center. Patient informs the nurse of being a hard stick. The proceeded with IV in hand which immediately was painful achy and burned. The nurse passed it to the anesthesiologist stating the patient stated it was sensitive. He said he would watch... Read more »
answered on Oct 1, 2022
In this scenario, I'm guessing the medical people will have a different story - but if you can prove this happened, I believe the medical people would be liable both civilly and criminally for false imprisonment and battery (at least), and potentially liable civilly for malpractice. Request... Read more »
My doctor has been seeing me for many years. He first started seeing me under medicaid. He decided to stop accepting medicaid. He continued seeing me now for years as a cash patient. I was informed he wasn't allowed to if I was on medicaid. At first he had us signed a form that I was paying... Read more »
answered on Sep 11, 2022
Your question begs the question, didn't you know you could stop going to that doctor and simply choose another one who's in your Medicaid plan network, so that you would not have to pay a dime? If you did not know that, why not? Did your doctor somehow mislead you into believing you... Read more »
And can you send out death certificates to these companies to see which ones will just clear the account and close them?
answered on Aug 18, 2022
I am very sorry for your loss on the passing of your mom, please accept my condolences for you and your family. If there is a Will, then you must file it with the clerk of the court in the county she lived in, first make a copy for yourself, just because you file the Will does not mean you are... Read more »
answered on Jun 28, 2022
Abortion care and any other kind of medical care must meet certain professional standards. If there is negligent conduct that is deemed to fall below those professional standards, and the negligent conduct is determined to be the cause of injury or death, there would be a potential medical... Read more »
Incase one decides not to take the case?
answered on Jun 11, 2022
A Florida attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks, and it appears you have a looming statute of limitations.
You may want to consider discussing the best way to do this with Florida med mal attorneys. When med mal law firms review files, they often advance... Read more »
A psychologist released detailed psychotherapy notes without my consent. He disregarded HIPPA. I feel completely violated. This occurred 5/10/22. Numerous employees throughout the large healthcare system now have access to these deeply personal notes. How do I proceed?
answered on May 14, 2022
You have a potential court claim for invasion of privacy, and maybe a malpractice claim. With either, there should first be notice of claim and request for disclosure of liability insurance coverage (prelitigation notice being required for malpractice, and optional, but wise, for invasion of... Read more »
My 70-year-old mother-in-law passed away unexpectedly earlier this year after being admitted to our local hospital twice within a week. At the time of her passing, she was suffering from COPD, had a heart stent, was on long-term opioid for more than 30 years among other health problems. In the last... Read more »
answered on May 9, 2022
This is something a Florida attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for four weeks. I'm very sorry for your family's loss and the ordeal your mother-in-law went through. As a general observation, the matter could have elements that make for a difficult case. Hospital... Read more »
I started a multiple root canal and crowns with my insurance last year in December, the max time to finish the procedure safely was 21 day, it took 114 days for them to provide a dentist that was in network and had not dropped them. I find this excessive and unreasonable, because the failure to... Read more »
answered on May 1, 2022
A Florida attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. For this type of matter, an attorney could require a dental/oral surgery professional's opinion in terms of the impact of the delays. That's why the question is difficult to answer. You could reach out to... Read more »
Once I refused, the Covid test, pain management meds were canceled and I was discharged.
answered on Mar 25, 2023
If the medical standard of care was breached, and that caused additional harm, such as further damage to the broken limb, there may be a viable case.
One daughter is a physician's assistant in that hospital and feels there were mistakes made. Do the adult children have any recourse?
answered on Mar 5, 2023
Yes the adult children have a case for wrongful death-medical malpractice and, potentially, a survival action. Consult with Experienced Medical Malpractice Attorneys in the State where this occurred.
answered on Feb 19, 2023
A Florida attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. In addition to searches you may conduct on your own online, there is a "Find a Lawyer" tab at the upper left part of this page. You could search Florida attorneys by region and practice area. Additionally,... Read more »
I was recently at Shands ER... for simple covid check up and IV misplacement has left me with infected Lft Hand and no use of Lft hand....
answered on Feb 8, 2023
You should search for an experienced medical malpractice attorney using Justia search.
An attorney, with consultation with a medical professional, would have to determine if something was done wrong or if it was just a bad result without negligence.
answered on Jan 18, 2023
You were told the wrong limitations period. It is four years for negligence.
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