It's difficult to make a meaningful assessment based on the limited facts here. You could consult with an attorney, and it is likely they would have additional questions, such as warnings for the prescription. They would likely want to know whether instructions for the medication were followed,...Read more »
As with many things legal, whether a romantic relationship is legally problematic will depend on the circumstances. Was the doctor pursuing the patient while treating or did the romantic interest arise well after the termination of the doctor/patient relationship? Was the doctor/patient...Read more »
“Winning” is determined not by how injured or damaged you are, but how strong your evidence is that your doctor breached the standard of care he owed to you when providing your medical care. The standard of care must be established by another physician with the expertise to define what that...Read more »
There is a statutory scheme set up to specifically address medical malpractice by physicians (regular M.D.s), that would not apply to vets. These statutory provisions are largely procedural, but also address substantive issues related to the claims. However, the standards for professional...Read more »
It really will depends on the details of the case like when was the product recalled and what are the damages, but it doesn't sound good from your limited description. I would recommend you sit down and go over it with an attorney.
I do not practice in Maryland but your question remains open for four weeks. The underlying concept is essentially the same. It is based upon the existence of a duty, a breach of that duty, injuries/damages, and a causal link between the breach of duty and ensuing injuries. Medical malpractice can...Read more »
The fact he retired is irrelevant. He can be sued. The issue is whether you waited too long to make a claim. There is a statute of limitations, which can be extended to start running from the date you discovered or should have discovered the object left inside of you. Also, unless you have...Read more »
Health insurance is supposed to cover the costs of whatever medical care you need, regardless of the cause. It does not provide damages for pain and suffering, permanent impairment, loss of income, etc., caused by medical malpractice. Those types of damages are what malpractice claims are for,...Read more »
It would depend upon the details of the case but yes, there is a possible case if a doctors negligence hastened the death of the patient. Particularly in cases of a terminal patient, shortening their time can be quite tragic.
It depends upon the facts of the procedure and results. In some cases, it does begin on the date that you are aware of the malpractice which can be the date you began feeling ill in some instances, but you need to look at the specific facts of the case to determine which one applies.
There has to be negligence. That is the key. Did they perform the risky procedure like an ordinary, reasonable prudent surgeon would. It is not the outcome that matters. It is whether a mistake was made.
I would depend on the facts of the case. A bad outcome does not mean malpractice. If you could prove that a reasonable, prudent doctor would not have taken the cast off early, you have a theoretical case.
As a practical matter, unless you suffered serious injuries, no lawyer would take this case. Whether you have a theoretical case would depend on whether the doctor knew or had reason to know you might be allergic to that medication.
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