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Q: Why does my life not seem to matter why does a woman have to hemorrhage & pretty much die before obgyn will do a dnc

3 blood transfusions hours of unexplainable un necessary pain. To much pain meds given after patient specially said no more fentenal to then have to go into respiratory depression a laceration in my mouth from intubation and then to be told by the very person who didn't feel he needed to check... View More

Joel Gary Selik
Joel Gary Selik
answered on Jul 24, 2023

You make a great point. This is one of the reasons lawsuit are so important. And laws that limit or interfere with right to a jury trial do not serve justice. Otherwise doctors and others can get away without bad actions.

Here, there may be a case. Due to the nature of medical...
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Q: What if your Dr states in your progress notes that he performed an exam that he didn't actually do?

The progress notes that he examined skin, neck, throat, lungs, heart, swelling etc.. He never left his chair and only spoke to me. Had he actually examined me, his notes would have read differently.

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Feb 11, 2018

At best a "naughty naughty don't do it again."

It certainly isn't malpractice. A violation of hospital policy, possibly of health department regs. But unless there were witnesses generally Dr.'s word rules. And if you make a huge deal about it the patient gets a...
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Q: My fiance' was slipped LSD without his permission. The ER did not run a drug screen is this malpractice?

The ER at Sanford did not run a drug screen on my fiance' even though he stated he had been drugged or poisoned against his will. Once he was at the ER they only gave him medications for his blood pressure and benadryl. They released him 45 minutes later to what they say was family in the... View More

Lucas Wynne
Lucas Wynne
answered on Jan 16, 2018

As to the criminal charge, which seems to be the larger concern, the issue here is proving that your fiancé was actually given LSD unwillingly. Secondly, proving that your fiancé should be held inculpable due to the influence of the drug is another battle.

What happened at the hospital...
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