We knew in advance of an ER trip that medications were inducing hallucinations for my significant other (S.O.), after stopping them twice in a week by stopping the medications. S.O. was ignored by hospital, PEC'd to a mental health facility, who ignored the claims, then CEC'd. Facility... Read more »
Ask your former attorney for a referral. Also, use the Justia Find a Lawyer tab and search for medical malpractice lawyers in your area----review the biographical information and call the lawyers you might want representation. You need to act quickly.
A Louisiana attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for three weeks. I'm sorry for your ordeal. The things you mention in your post would involve opinions of a medical professional. An attorney isn't qualified to draw any correlations from what you describe. You could reach...Read more »
In 1985, a suit was filed in the 15th judicial district, Lafayette, La. It doesn’t say what the outcome was. I know I had a mutual fund that was demutualized I was told. I was also told that a $21,000 check was mailed to me a few years ago but I wasn’t the one to receive it. Any assistance... Read more »
Also check unclaimed money under State of Louisiana--if they mailed you a check and no one got it the money might be sitting there. Even better, find out from the court who represented you--what attorney. They should be able to tell you the details.
if I have no power of attorney or medical? The events leading to hospitalization and reason/explanation of his condition was not ever explained to me.. basically I was dismissed in my questioning of medical.staff to try and understand what happened for him to have passed so quickly. I also have... Read more »
Generally, there are certain instances a minor can be examined without a guardian present. The facts of each case would determine whether this could be done. And yes, the parent or legal guardian is usually entitled to have access to that information, absent some limited exceptions (such as a...Read more »
Mom’s medical records, were accessible, via-the-online-patient-portal, at the facility, where she passed away, but, 2 hours after her death, the hospital “deactivated” her “online-patient portal account,” preventing, any further access, to all of her pending, & past, tests results.... Read more »
A lawyer shouldn't advise you here; a doctor should. You should express your concerns about the impact of such antibiotics on your baby to your doctor. And if your doctor's reasoning for prescribing such pills does not address your concerns, you could seek a second medical opinion. Good...Read more »
The Dr was unable to complete the procedure in his office due to the anesthetic not being strong enough. This left me having to go to the emergency room to scope my urethra because it collapsed during the procedure. I then had to have a catheter put In and sent home for a over a week with this... Read more »
So they need to go back in. They had plan to do surgery today. But he needed blood he has bed sores. He has blood clots now. He is in a hospital in Grand Rapids Michigan I am in Louisiana. The doctor informed his care person what they have done. Is this medical malpractice?
It could be malpractice, but you will need to have his records reviewed by a doctor within that particular field. Please understand that not every mistake, misdiagnosis, or bad result is malpractice. It is only malpractice if there is a failure to follow the standard of care as established by...Read more »
It could depend on the provisions of the insurance policy. Your post remains open for two weeks. There's no point losing further time if you need medical attention; ask the carrier to arrange for another primary physician. Good luck
My mom's mid section was as if a ball was under her gown. She was complaining of a pain in that area. In say 2 hospitals and nursing facility all ignored her pain and neglected my mother till tragically her stomach split open, her eyes stayed wide open as though the moment overwhelmed her and... Read more »
These are questions which cannot be answered without further review of the records either by an attorney or another physician. Blank pages and late signings are not unusual practices in and of themselves to warrant suspicion. Please keep in mind that you only have one year from the date of the...Read more »
My attorney said my future medical bills are included in the 500,000 which may no sense to me. I do have Medicare but I would still have to pay the 20% since Medicare only covers 80%. Why would I be responsible for 20% of something that someone caused to me for the rest of my live.
A Louisiana attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. It's difficult to comment without seeing your attorney's closing statement in terms of how it breaks down the award. With the considerable medical treatment that must have accompanied an award of that...Read more »
How is it that you know the doctor went in through the wrong side to place the stent? The issue in your case is 1) whether by performing your surgery in this manner the surgeon failed to follow the standard of care, and 2) whether by choosing to perform the surgery in this manner did he cause an...Read more »
I'm so sorry for your loss. You should speak with a Louisiana attorney, but your question remains open for a week and could involve transient digital files. No one can pass judgment on what the deletion involved without knowing more information. But a deletion under such circumstances raises...Read more »
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