When I was 15 I was pregnant. I told the OBGYN (In the office every visit you saw a different OB it rotated between 2 OBGYN and 1 Midwife. I spoke to 1 and stated I did not believe I was as far along as stated and requested another ultrasound. It was denied and the head OBGYN stated he'd... Read more »
Only an Indiana attorney could advise, but your question remains open for a week. I'm sorry for your ordeal with the case and for the loss of your father. Statutes of limitations are governed by state law, which is why only an Indiana attorney could advise. Some states do have tolling of...Read more »
An Indiana attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for a week. Something isn't clear from the wording of the description. It could be difficult for an attorney to call you, as you requested in the post. This forum doesn't work like an attorney referral service where...Read more »
So I went to the urologist Dr and he made me an appointment to come back and get put under anesthesia to take a camera up my urethra look in my bladder to see what's going on. Well I woke up and they said everything was fine and not worry about it. So I made an appointment for about a month... Read more »
An Indiana attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for four weeks. I'm sorry for your ordeal. You could reach out to Indiana med mal attorneys to discuss in further. Attorneys in this field typically offer free initial consults. If an attorney identified the basis for a case,...Read more »
I'm sorry for your ordeal. You can look here on Justia in the Find-a-Lawyer section (the tab above to the left) under Indiana Medical Malpractice attorneys in the Fort Wayne area, or you could conduct your own independent searches on the Internet or other media. You could also look into the...Read more »
Fingers. He knew two years prior planned parenthood did paps since 13 yr. also I check at age 40 paps are done 3-5 yrs he knew I had one yr before so he intentionally sexual misconduct. I reported it to nurse on other side building 4 days later also MHS case manager and dr that had me report to... Read more »
A sexual assault which should be reported to the local police or Sheriff office. Send certified letter with all the details of they won’t take your statement. Get therapy through Victims Assistance if you can not afford it.
There was a previous report to compare she didn’t want to look at it. And she said septated cysts were not on my left ovarie I was trying to ask questions finally she looked at the paper and looked at me and said yes left side is septated I asked if I callus see the report and she left the room.... Read more »
I'm sorry for your ordeal. This is really something on which an Indiana attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for four weeks. You have the right to straightforward and honest answers about your medical concerns. You also have the right to see your medical records. You could...Read more »
I went to this provider and stated that I had pain in a particular area of my body. He roughly and unexpectedly tapped the area with his instrument causing immediate pain to me and I reacted by coming up out of my seated position, to the Dr.'s alarm. I immediately and angrily said to him... Read more »
I was recently arrested and while being incarcerated the jail put me on a medication called Zyprexa without speaking to any medical staff or doctor. I don't have any prescriptions that I'm supposed to take. The medication they put me on caused extremely visual hallucinations. They gave me... Read more »
It didn't look like there was a question here; something may have gotten cut off in uploading. However, if you are wondering if you have the grounds for a med mal case, it isn't possible to say based on the brief facts provided. It looks like you are describing a failure to diagnose...Read more »
Indiana Code sections 16-36-1.7-0.5 to 16-36-1.7-5 deal with Psychiatric Advance Directives, including requirements to execute a directive as set forth in Indiana Code section 16-36-1.7-2. You can view these and other Indiana Code sections online using this website:...Read more »
Can a physician give out private information to a third party, such as law inforcement, beyond the obvious (not a threat to oneself or others)? In other words, can a criminal case be dismissed based on a violation of privacy on account of a physician? Personal information was given out without my... Read more »
Any such violation of your privacy rights would come under Fourth Amendment analysis. The appropriate sanction would be suppression of the evidence, not dismissal of charges. Of course, suppression of evidence can often result in the State being unable to proceed, and thus dismissal.
I went in for my first ultrasound at 8 weeks and the ultrasound tech lead me to believe that everything was fine. I went in 2 weeks later to the emergency room because I had some spotting and cramps the emergency room did an external ultrasound and a fetal Doppler but told me that it was normal not... Read more »
First of all, it sounds that you been through some tough times. In order to have a malpractice case, you would need to show negligence. I am not sure you present enough facts to determine negligence. It doesn't make sense to me that they would confuse your heart beat with the fetus'...Read more »
It was a dog bite...patient contracted MRSA then sent home to treat it didn’t get better. Had to call the ambulance because of low blood pressure yellowing skin and eyes and then it advanced to sepsis. Multiple organ failure and slipped into partial coma. He called an ambulance 3 times before... Read more »
I had a Brazilian butt lift and my body I guess rejected the surgery and I've had a total of 10 drainage tubes put in my body and the day after surgery when my doctor told me he was putting in a drain so it would leave an incision open to drain out into a diaper. As I was showering a piece of... Read more »
Only if you can show that it caused a problem that wasn't there or wouldn't be there if he hadn't. If you have had 10 drainage tubes and still have them I think you want to see if you have an infection or if you need to see and infectious disease specialist.
The lawyer that had been going over our sons medical records called us and stated that the first test our son had done was indeed read incorrectly and she has asked us to come in next week, what should we expect our first visit with her?
Discussion, likely she will advise if she is or isn't agreeable to taking the case, will discuss the fee and ask you to sign a fee agreement. Understand medical cases are very expensive even if they don't go to court.
Your question appears incomplete. More information is needed to provide you an answer. If you are asking if a defendant doctor or provider is not required to participate in the medical review panel process, more information needs to be provided to give an answer to you. If the provider is not...Read more »
Last Tuesday I was admitted to IU Ball Memorial Hospital with severe chest pains and headache. They ran several tests and on Friday I was told all the tests results looked OK and I could go home. Saturday I woke up with both eyes totally blood-shot, large, painful welts on my forehead and scalp... Read more »
It could be negligence but to have a case you have to show there was a fallout that would not have happened if they had done it right,pulled your chart, unless there was something when you went there that indicated it couldn't be the old diagnosis.
That is going to fall under the medical malpractice realm. It would be best to call a local medical malpractice attorney and discuss your case in detail with them. Most provide a free consultation and don't charge an upfront fee.
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