I got 2 syringes of lip fillers September of last year which cost me 1,800 USD. A few weeks after recovery, I noticed a large pooling of filler to which my esthetician assured me was normal and to rub the nodule, and give it time. Over time, however, it grew worse. Recently, I have had the nodule... View More
If this is a TN case, then you are about to run out of time under the SOL. Health Torts require a Good Faith Claim Affidavit PRIOR to suit. Unless you find a malpractice lawyer immediately that can find someone to assert negligence, you have already lost. The potential damage award may not...View More
My father was discharged on January 3rd from a hospital and was discharged in significant pain. On his discharge paperwork, it stated he had a benign growth in his pancreas. As far as I know, there was no test ever performed to determine if it was benign. He went back to the hospital on January... View More
Extremely hard. If you wish to pursue it, then gather all your medical records and bills, then contact a malpractice attorney. Just filing suit within 1 year of injury does not suffice, but requires many notices and an affidavit from a Doctor. Contact malpractice attorneys here on Justia to...View More
I’m working with the hospital on setting up a payment plan since I gave birth. However it seems their debt collector I’m assuming has emailed a member of my family about how much is owed on my bill with account information noted. This relative is not listed anywhere in my medical records to be... View More
I have been seeing a doctor for a work related back injury and he has sent me back to work with no restrictions 2 times now with both resulting in failure and his recommendation was to just change line of work after the second time it failed he did another more imaging and actually found the... View More
They forgot to tell me that the nerve going from inner ear to brainstem was almost totally damaged. I asked why I didn't feel better and they said to give it time. After 2 yrs with dizziness and sickness I go back (would have went back sooner but no insurance) and the oncologist tells me they... View More
In June of 2022 I had hernia surgery and a week later had to have emergency surgery because the first surgeon cut off the blood vessel going to my right testicle, I've tried to deal with it but it's made me so depressed and not very manly that I've tried to find a way to fix it but I... View More
The Tennessee Healthcare Liability Act is not the easiest to follow. While not a complete answer, you must show some deviation from a standard of care and then an act that is not a known risk. Please feel free to reach out to us at Howe.Law if we can be of any help.
A Texas or Tennessee attorney could advise best (the post straddles both jurisdictions), but your question remains open for five weeks. One reason the question was difficult to answer might be that med mal cases tend to be complex, commonly involving multiple parties, multiple legal theories, and...View More
Had ACL,MCL,LCL,and level 4 break tibiial plateau surgery in February. Had knee infection surgery again in March, and again around the end of June. On July 27th,nurse practitioner gave me this paper saying I'd reached medical maximum improvement. I've been told only doctors can make that... View More
A Tennessee attorney could advise best here, but your post remains open for two weeks. Additionally, your chosen categories cover different casualty areas, where state statutes might not necessarily overlap between personal injury and workers' comp regulations. Until you are able to discuss...View More
The medical records release is for every medical provider you know about, and should include any other medical provider the defense wants to contact. Do not put restrictions on the Release of any type and give multiple addresses if needed for each
known provider. The defense will argue...View More
2006 Birmingham hip resurfacing from Dr. xxx Rome, ga. 4 months later had to switch to full hip replacement. Smith and Nephew metal on metal. Bloodwork resulted in high levels of Chromium and cobalt poisoning. 2018 Dr. xxxx Erlanger hospital Chattanooga tn. put in third hip replacement. next year... View More
A Tennessee attorney could advise best here, but your question remains open for four weeks. Actually, not just a Tennessee attorney, but your attorney is really the one who holds the answers here. This appears to be a very complex file that involves a number of medical providers, a medical device,...View More
She has not been able to feel, move, or sit up. She has been in the worst pain imaginable going to Drs and they didnt see it kept saying they didn't know why she hurt. On top of that her cancer came back
A Tennessee attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for a week. I'm sorry for what your aunt is going through. There wasn't a question here, but if you're wondering whether this situation provides your aunt with any legal recourse, it isn't possible to give...View More
They stated it was a vessel and tried telling my wife it was such and that they patched the vessel until she bled out profusely My wife goes to tell them that's no vessel that's a artery bleeding like that she also told them my neice wasn't herself a day or two after the surgery and... View More
What you are describing sounds like medical negligence. To determine if your niece should go forward with a claim we or any firm would want to review medical records. I am so sorry for what your niece is going through.
The discovery rule applies in Tennessee. However, the date of injury may have put you on notice of a claim. - It will depend on the facts. Also, there is an outer limit statute of repose for medical malpractice- meaning that if it is longer than the statute of repose then it is simply barred-...View More
My spouse went to a walk-in clinic and was diagnosed by a nurse practitioner with an ear infection and pharyngitis and was written an Rx for amoxicillin. His condition got worse after taking the medication. I did research and almost none of his symptoms aligned with an ear infection and only a few... View More
A Tennessee attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for four weeks. This is something that would require a medical opinion. You could reach out to attorneys to discuss in greater detail. If an attorney identified a potential basis for a case, they could request the file and review it...View More
I have Multiple Sclerosis & had osteonecrosis from steroids. The surgeon gave me one option, partial knee replacement. He did warn me of a possible MS exacerbation and I said I understand that, I have had them before. He did not warn of permanent disability, severe muscle spasms, stiffness,... View More
Medical malpractice cases are far too complicated to answer on a simple forum such as this. You should shop around for a local attorney here on this website or elsewhere to review the facts and records of your case to best determine your options.
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