Since 2013. There have been many discussions with one of the defendants coming to a settlement, two others decided for trial so the lawyer at the time proceeded to contact his doctor who made the diagnosis to prepare to testify for trial. However, the lawyer was informed by the doctor he could not... Read more »
I believe I may have answered this question - my response was that seeking consult with med mal attorney could be helpful in making well-informed decision about how to proceed in light of the two month window presented by judge in case. Good luck
In 2013 my family member went to the hospital then sent home in the middle of a stroke which resulted in life changing injury,so we obtain a lawyer he proceeded to contact his med expert who made a full statement that there was a misdiagnose that resulted in injury. Also there have been many... Read more »
I'm sorry for your family's ordeal in this matter. You ask if you should obtain counsel again. That is up to you. If you consulted with med mal attorneys, you could be in a better position to make that decision in a well-informed manner. You say the judge has given you two months - this could go by...Read more »
It could affect it negatively in a very serious way. Remaining pro se or retaining an attorney is a decision that is up to you and no one's business. But the role of an attorney at a deposition (and at subsequent hearings/conferences) is a valuable one. You could consider contacting an attorney to...Read more »
I've went to this medical office about once or twice.Due to the unprofessional, and unethical practices, I decided I won't be coming back. That was about a year ago. However despite constantly communicating with the front desk, They keep calling and harassing me since then for appointments I... Read more »
My daughter was diagnosed with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. She had surgery 1 day and a half later. After surgery her 02 decreased and she was put on ECMO for about a week. They decided to take her off ECMO and see if they would clean her chest. The doctors told me they would bring her back up... Read more »
I'm very sorry for your loss. In answering your initial question, you pursue a lawsuit by demonstrating breach of a requisite duty of care on the part of the medical professional/facility. That's really a very simplified description of the concept, and this is a very complex case. If you are...Read more »
my daughter started getting pain in her joints and they ran some test and her blood levels were extremely high, that's when they discovered she went untreated with strep. she has gone through a lot of changes, from being in constant pain in her joint, legs, the heel of her foot, chest pains,... Read more »
I'm sorry for the ordeal your daughter and your family have gone through here. As a first step, you could set up a consultation with a med mal attorney in New York. Most law firms in the med mal area work on a contingency basis, and many offer free consultations. Attorneys could obtain your...Read more »
I recall coming across case law in either a wrongful death case or medical malpractice case where the plaintiff(s) were awarded for emotional distress resultant from having to choose direct cremation of their loved one instead of burial (their preferred method of disposition).
Hello, I was going through an oral surgery and then I woke up. I felt a lot of pain. However, the doctor, even though he was aware of the pain, kept saying it was only pressure and that itll wear off. I was in A LOT of pain. I had a bit of local anesthesia which was not enough to deal with the... Read more »
I don't think I could formulate an opinion as to the strengths or weaknesses of a case on these facts alone. In general, the basis for medical malpractice hinges upon a number of elements, consisting of a breach of a duty on the part of a practitioner, injuries/damages that result from that breach...Read more »
I filed a complaint with the NYS Division of Human Rights in 2016 against a volunteer dentist who worked in conjunction with a Donated dental service & it was determined no probable cause & I am experiencing a lot of pain around the work that was done & undone 2 years later...do I have the right to... Read more »
Any malpractice claim needs to be fully investigated before filing in court. The question becomes “was there anything the doctor did or didn't do that departed from the standard of care". If an individual files suit "pro se" there is no requirement to satisfy the certificate of merit statute....Read more »
I had expressed pain in my right lower back and down my entire right leg to my physician. He sent me to Orthopedics for a right hip MRI because I told him I had a torn labrum in my right hip from the military. (Had already gotten MRI 's of the area in the past) I wanted my lower back and source of... Read more »
she had a concussion and back injuries an abnormal EKG.she was release d the same day.she is still having medical issues.this was in seldan ny.she is paying out of pocket for medical testing she needs.Can she be helped in getting advice to help her ?
She gets medical from her car insurance; if no car, then if she lives with you your car insurance has medical coverage which should be paying her bills. She may have a claim against the PD--contact a member of the NYState Trial Lawyers Assn--they give free consults.
Generally, yes. They will have a head start. They will already have "discovery items" (documents they got in the first lawsuit) about the company. They will have likely already deposed the company's main players. They will likely have deposition transcripts they can use.
Probably not, unless you can obtain a certificate of merit; further, you will almost definitely not win...unless you can have an OB Expert testify it was a deviation from the standard of care. Finally, the damages are very low for this regardless. - If you want to give it a shot, you can always...Read more »
I made an appointment to see a Dentist through the website Zocdoc. On this Website the dental office lists my speific plan and dental insurance as being "in network", if the office is in-network I know that my dental insurance would pay for the cleaning and check up x rays in full. I go for... Read more »
Being a family member, next of kin, the father of your son, the hospital's records can be retrieved by signing the hospital's release of medical records form; HIPPA release. I usually tell my clients to call the hospital's medical records department to clearly understand its process. Often the...Read more »
Looking to find a probability for any clinical research trial of making it to litigation, any further detail of breakdowns into alternative dispute resolutions would be great as well, or just complaints in general.
He died in nys jail they said he just died before he arrived at the hospital and I wanted to make sure because we wasn't able to get an autopsy because he had a Muslim card from years before when he was incarcerated he never liked pork and they would give different meals if you said u was Muslim He... Read more »
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