In 1964 my great grandmother was shot and killed by a man who was having a psychotic episode that included hallucinations. He had been released from a mental hospital just a few days before. This happened in New Hampshire. Can the hospital be held liable for prematurely releasing him?
answered on Jan 21, 2023
Unfortunately, the short answer is no. That is because of the statute of limitations. In other words, it's too late to bring a case as this happened almost 60 years ago.
If you were within the statute of limitations, this would have been a case worth investigating. If the hospital... Read more »
There were two orders in my file, one for my lower arm and one for my entire arm. They did the one for my lower arm. Two years later I had the test done at another facility, and they did the correct test that showed i had nerve damage.
answered on Jul 10, 2021
A New Hampshire attorney could advise best, as elements such as statutes of limitations are state-specific in med mal cases. But your question remains open for two weeks. An issue that could arise is the extent of damages suffered as a result of not diagnosing nerve damage in the original test - as... Read more »
answered on May 29, 2021
A New Hampshire attorney could probably advise best here, but your post remains open for four weeks. If you are currently represented by an attorney in the matter, discuss the dismissal in further detail with them. Additionally, since you mention mass tort, those cases sometimes span multiple... Read more »
Daughter born 2 months premature. Presented with feeding issues/no appetite, constipation, extremely sleepy/lethargic, pail cool skin. Was subjected to surgery to place a g-tube to feed. Was never diagnosed with hypothyroidism until she was being discharged at 3 months old. Placed on thyroid... Read more »
answered on Nov 6, 2020
A New Hampshire attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for three weeks. What you describe involves the legal theory of failure to diagnose. Only a medical professional is qualified to determine whether a breach of medical duty occurred here. You could reach out to New Hampshire med... Read more »
I was having a spinal Cord Stimulater implantation I was put under anesthesia but the kind you are in and out of and I told them my concerns about having that type because I’ve had allergic reactions twice before. But they told me I should be fine. I woke up mid surgery and I remember and felt... Read more »
answered on Sep 3, 2019
I don't see a question here, but at this point first, being post op, you need medical treatment so without sounding like you are interested in suing anyone you can ask questions but in a very neutral way. Second, if you have PTS, look for an EMDR therapist. Google:
Psychology Today... Read more »
4 days ago. Apparently, 6 months ago when he went to ER for same symtoms the CT scan showed the rumor then only it was 1 cm smaller. We where never informed about the tumor then. Had we been told then it may have had a different outcome as far as dynamics of surgery or treatments. Is this something... Read more »
answered on Aug 2, 2017
Yes. You should certainly talk to an attorney. This is a possible case of medical malpractice, though of course a lot more investigation is necessary.
I had smacked my head and was unconscious and had a concussion and bleeding in my brain. I didn't overdose like they assumed.
answered on Feb 22, 2017
If something bad happened by their not doing wha they should have possibly. Consult a member of the NH Assn for Justice--they give free consults.
answered on Feb 22, 2017
Call an experienced malpractice lawyer if you think you may have a claim. Abramson, Brown & Dugan in Manchester have a reputation as the best in the state for medical malpractice. http://www.arbd.com/
On my yearly physical, I expressed concern to my doctor about a specific part of my body. He assured I was fine. 11 months later I was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer originating from the area I had told him about 11 months prior. Could this be considered medical malpractice? And even if I am in... Read more »
answered on Oct 12, 2016
If an attorney can get an expert to say that if the doctor had followed through would that have made a difference. It is hard to say without seeing the records because even if you tell him and he does something, by the time you have tests or studies to figure out what is going on a month could... Read more »
answered on Nov 14, 2015
More information is needed to answer. Check with a local lawyer.
Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. It is NOT legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is impossible to... Read more »
I had treatment with laser that left my eyebags uneven.Before procedure I had to sign some papers thay said something like"If you are not happy with procedure you can't sue"I want to take doctor to small clames court.Can I do that and win?Bye
answered on Jun 17, 2015
Small claims court is not normally a good venue for medical malpractice claims. An attorney would have to see the exact language of any document you signed. Have you tried getting a free consultation from a medical malpractice lawyer in your area?
Upon the second surgery a surgical towel was found and removed. Does he have a case of medical malpractice against the hospital?
answered on May 31, 2015
Leaving items in a patient is generally a very strong signal of malpractice. Your Dad should talk to a NH medical malpractice lawyer to determine his rights and options.
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