A New Mexico attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. As a general matter for med mal cases nationwide, the legal standard applied is not "misfeasance," but "breach of a duty." It would be difficult for anyone to answer your question about an...Read more »
We took our 14 year old daughter on June 26, 2020 to our local emergency Room Gerald Champion because she had swallowed a plastic water bottle lid our local emergency Room basically took x-rays told her she'd pass it if she hadn't already told her to take more fiber and more water and... Read more »
A New Mexico attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry for the ordeal your daughter and your family went through. Despite what all of you went through due to the emergency room's original diagnosis, it could be difficult to bring a case based on...Read more »
Have been telling Dr for a week wife has preeclampsia. Last two days she been in labor. She was having contractions every 4-5 min was released with 1.5 hour drive home. Her water broke and we returned dr won’t even see her for another 8 hrs on what should be an emergency c-section. Nurse has... Read more »
This is a complex scenario and you await a response for four weeks. The best thing you could do as a first step would be to contact a med mal attorney in New Mexico. Many offer free initial consults. If upon further discussion of the matter, they determine your wife has the basis for a case, they...Read more »
Colon cancer surgery with complications resulting in an ostomy bag placement for 9 months. Since the removal of the ostomy bag, I have experienced 1 hernia repair and 1 hernia repair with a mesh. Recently, I have been told that I have another hernia in the same location.
Yes, though whether it's sufficient for an attorney to risk their time and money trying to prove it is different. However, the N. Mexico Assn for Justice attorneys provide free consults--look for one who is in your county, and discuss it with them.
I needed to go to the radiology lab for testing on my gallbladder. The hospital employee who was performing my tests asked me to walk over to the table that was a few steps away from the chair that he had me sitting in while he gave me the IV. After giving me an IV and fluid, I recall feeling a... Read more »
Get follow up care. You may or may not have had improper care. Would suggest you contact a member of the NMex Assn for Justice that handles medical cases--they give free consults. However, medical cases are extremely expensive so at this point most attorneys would say to wait and see what the...Read more »
I am permanently disabled from a motorcycle vs. drunk driver in a van in 1986, where I received multiple serious injuries and came very close to death. Leg tore to shreds, vertical fracture of my pelvis (split in half), crushed hand, broken arm. I worked hard to recover and rehabilitate, all the... Read more »
Short answer is no. Courts don't tell administrative agencies what to do, and it's within their discretion. However, if your problem is getting a rehab plan or similar going, you will want to contact a group that deals with pain like the cancer socieity for your state, etc.
Usually in a misdiagnosis you either had unnecessary (it turns out) lab work or studies. Generally you can only sue if there was no basis for the diagnosis--which is a difficult standard. If nothing bad happened to you personally other than expenses not sure any attorney would take it. To make...Read more »
The hosp confirmed MRSA on Feb 6. The dr didn't inform me until Feb. 18. My father has been changing my bandage 2 times a day, everyday. I feel this surgeon is at fault for not giving me the results for nearly 2 weeks.
There are many factors in a medical malpractice lawsuit. One factor in particular would be that the negligence of the medical provider must be the cause of damages. In other words, just because there was a delay in notification of a medical condition, does not always translate to damages. If you...Read more »
If a lawsuit has to be filed, it will likely have to be filed in Georgia.
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...Read more »
I was seen in the ER here the doctor told me it was herpes whitlow and it ended up being a staph infection mrsa. He gave me meds for herpes whitlow and my hands now have eczema on them and he never cultured the sore and it turned out it was mrsa. I was treated by a different doctor for the mrsa.... Read more »
We took her in due to a rash and they gave her 3 times the amount of epinephrine and the nurse who administered the med did not chart the incident, we are getting no where with the hospital. she now has trouble with shaking hands and complains that her stomache feels shakey all the time. we have... Read more »
I am currently pregnant and i have had nothing but problems with my doctors office. I was told at first that i was due on may 30, then June 1, and now they moved it to June 14.. I went and took another sonogram so we could get an accurate due date as the doctor was not going to look into this any... Read more »
I do not believe there is anything legally you can do. If the doctor does not feel comfortable doing what you request, he/she will simply not do it. I am not a medical doctor, but it sounds like you need a second opinion.
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