I sustained a serious injury as a result of a rhinoplasty revision (same doctor who did the rhino one year prior). The reconstructive surgeon indicated my nose "had a heart attack", no more blood flow to my nose, and my nostrils were reduced to 1/3 the original size (which was a normal... Read more »
An Oklahoma attorney could answer best, but your post remains open for four weeks. And by Oklahoma attorney, it would very specifically be your attorney. This isn't really a generic matter where you plug numbers into a formula to compute a figure. Your attorney is going to look at similar...Read more »
My 70 year old Mom had back surgery w/metal implant placed at L4-L5 in December. Surgeon removed staples and had one other follow up visit. Then refused to see again a month later when symptoms, and pain became worse and out of control. Followed up with PCP and Pain management. Symptoms and... Read more »
An Oklahoma attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry for your family's ordeal. What you could do at this point is to reach out to med mal attorneys to discuss the matter. If an attorney felt there was a basis for a case, they could retrieve the...Read more »
Was misdiagnosed was told at birth that my diagnose was muscular dystrophy and found out that the doctor misdiagnosed me found out at the age of 31 and my correct diagnose was cerebral palsy "spastic diplegic"
This is something on which an Oklahoma attorney should advise, as med mal statutes of limitations and their conditions are governed by state law. But your post remains open for three weeks. As a general premise in some jurisdictions, the statute of limitations could be suspended and the clock might...Read more »
I have sole custody of my child. My son was in my care. I dropped him for IEP testing for school. When I returned, he was gone. He claimed to have thoughts of self harm and Dr called his father and police. Father admitted him to inpatient psych without my consent. No one, dr, police, father, did... Read more »
My son was born december 23 around 9 pm. As you can imagine everyone on the 24th and 25th of december was scrambling around and very few supervising staff present. My child had reflux for 3 months and very slow weight gain. He was unable to bottle feed when I was at work. We had to use a dropper... Read more »
I'm sorry for the ordeal this has caused you as a concerned parent. You must speak with an Oklahoma attorney, but your question remains open for four weeks. Don't lose more time awaiting a response. Contact attorneys on your own, as most practitioners in the med mal field offer free...Read more »
My father died of cancer. He went to the Dr. for a clot in leg. CT showed stage 4 cancer in lung, liver, elsewhere. Upon getting this news my father said he had 2 chest x-rays done months before at a pulmomologist's office and after the last one the Dr. said it might be cancer. No one knew... Read more »
CT scan revealed that 1 screw was accidentally placed in the middle of the transverse foramen of C1 vertebrae causing pinching and possibly more to the verterbral artery. The surgeon seems reluctant to do anything about it, which is unsettling.
The attorney had improper contact with the ins attorney as monetary amounts were pre set. I am pro se and am fine with it. However, the insurance Co. Doctor make a reference on his report that he should not have known as I didn't tell him my legal situation - the only one that could was the... Read more »
have long qt syndrome, was on blood thinners and blood pressure medication, had lung trouble / breathing problems. All this is clearly stated in the drug info as circumstances to avoid when giving this medication to a patient . was given as a anti-anxiety because was experiencing icu delerium (at... Read more »
Contact a member of the Ok Trial Lawyers Assn who handles medical cases. They give free consultations. Unless it could be proven that but for the haldol you wouldn't have had the heart attack you don't have a case. A "might have" or "could have" isn't enough.
So, in January I fell while on the job which led to a major knee injury (completely severed my patellar tendon). The injury required surgery to reattach the tendon to my kneecap. After surgery I was specifically instructed to go home, elevate the leg, and do not get out of bed for 2 days. I... Read more »
I went to a hospital for a GSW the hospital gave me a tetanus shot and took xrays of my arm before sending me to another hospital. They did not clean the wound and I was sitting in the emergency room for 2.5 hours with an open wound
I'm not hearing anything terrible happened. Bad practice isn't malpractice.Apparently you were stable, so they don't want to be cleaning a wound when they may ship you somewhere else to get it taken care of.
Not if in the judgement of the doctor it was medically appropriate. DNR doesn't mean don't do squat. It means if there is a situation where recussitation merely prolongs brain dead life (or other qualification) don't resucitate)
Not sure why the step mother is doing anything with your child. You need to assert your parental rights. Your daughter may benefit from EMDR treatment which is used for people with PTSD. You should talk to child protective services about the step mother's involvement.
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