I am currently speaking and possibly seeking an attorney to hire regarding A misdiagnosis, as well as mistreatment/ discrimination that led to me almost becoming paralyzed or even possible death. I am an addict and during a long length of sobriety I had my medical history flagged to not administer... Read more »
answered on May 8, 2023
Due to the nature of medical malpractice cases, most attorneys will not take on medical malpractice case unless there is significant harm caused by the malpractice (for example, what further damage was done during delay). Pain, even horrible pain, may not be sufficient for an attorney to take a... Read more »
My mother is trying to get medical records for my dad who had passed away 2 weeks ago from a fall in the Hospital however after signing to get the records, they had sent a letter back saying that they are not allowed to give them to her (even though she is the spouse) because she is not the power... Read more »
answered on Feb 13, 2023
Assuming no personal representative has been appointed for your father's estate, your mother is entitled under Indiana law to obtain the records. Below is the code cite/law that supports your mother's right to obtain the records. (Sometimes medical providers will require an affidavit or... Read more »
I was referred to a surgeon and have learned through a family member at another hospital that this surgeon has had past lawsuits against her. I have looked at the courts on-line but they don't seem to list malpractice cases.
answered on Jan 31, 2023
Many states have medical boards where you can search a doctors discipline history. Additionally, many courts have online listen cases were you can search buy a doctors name.
answered on Mar 24, 2022
An Indiana attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for four weeks. At this point, you could reach out to law firms to discuss, but one of the issues that could likely come up is whether the instructions for taking the medications were clear enough despite the error, and what damages... Read more »
I take pregablin for fibromyalgia. I called for my rheumatologist to send a refill to my pharmacy on Friday, called again Monday & they called back stating he couldn't get it to go through his computer. They offered to 'try again tomorrow'. I called today & the phone nurse... Read more »
answered on Feb 20, 2022
An Indiana attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry for your ordeal. Your best option to determine the merits of a potential case would be to reach out to med mal law firms. However, despite the anguish you experienced, if the damages you sustained were... Read more »
Me from being prosecuted if I called 911 administered the narcan but then claimed the syringe as my own?
answered on Feb 15, 2022
There are statutory protections for those that help others who are overdosing. However, if there are facts/events that do not fall within the statutory protections, it may be possible for you to be prosecuted. You should consult with a criminal defense attorney.
The doctor misdiagnosed my injury, delayed my treatment, and altered my restriction paperwork with my knowledge. Which I believe all of these act to be intentional base on audio recordings of our conversation ( the doctors contradictions on treatment) this was all due to my former employer who... Read more »
answered on Jan 28, 2022
An Indiana attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. Until you have a meaningful consult with an Indiana attorney based on state-specific elements of law, the criteria for med mal claims are fairly standard throughout the nation in the most general sense. The criteria... Read more »
I filed a complaint with attorney general's office Indiana about sub standard treatment. Which resulted in harming me more. Consequently, the outpatient clinic retaliated. Their actions didn't just exclude being treated by their facility, it effectively denied me treatment at any... Read more »
answered on Nov 1, 2021
Only an Indiana attorney could advise here because statutes of limitations for med mal and other actions are governed by state law, but your question remains open for a week. You may want to consider reaching out to a local attorney to discuss in detail, and examine the legal theories on which you... Read more »
My attorney has all my information, records, testimonials, and more I have depression and anxiety not to mention the injury from the medical malpractice I have to always seek him and when I talk to him all he says is we're waiting and I have been since January 2020 I don't know the... Read more »
answered on Oct 1, 2021
If suit was filed in January, 2020, you may or may not have secured service of process before the Courts closed. All Indiana Civil Courts were closed for several months. Case activity depended heavily on jurisdiction and whether the Parties were comfortable with Zoom or other electronic media... Read more »
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 »
answered on Jul 1, 2021
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 »
I just need call
answered on Jun 26, 2021
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 »
answered on Sep 8, 2020
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 »
so now I have accidents two other specialists have seen me and do not understand why that muscle was cut it is unrepairable
answered on Jul 12, 2020
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 »
answered on Jun 27, 2020
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 »
answered on May 28, 2020
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 »
answered on Apr 23, 2020
You have to start by filing a complaint with the Commissioner of Insurance. Go to the website to get the particulars.
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 »
answered on Apr 2, 2020
You should not be forced to take medications, especially when they are not prescribed by a physician. This violates the 8th Amendment prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment.
answered on Dec 22, 2019
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 »
I've been asking or this for years.
answered on Oct 9, 2019
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 »
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