On March 2nd, around 10PM I called the after hours line at an OBGYN. The doctor on call was J.K. I informed the call specialist that I had a prcedure overseen by this obgyn clinic on Tuesday February 28th, and that my bleeding was picking up again and that it was getting to be a concerning amount... Read more »
answered on Mar 10, 2023
If you suffered physical harm due to the refusal to see you, a case might be possible, though there are many difficulties.
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If the company that hires me are negligent in their training programs and do not train staff properly, and I notice other employees committing crimes and doing things against policy and procedures, is there legal action I can take against them?
answered on Feb 28, 2023
Based on the limited set of facts provided in your question it is difficult to determine how serious or dangerous the situation you are describing is. This is an issue of what are your responsibility to the organization, patients, and the broader community. With knowing more, I would say the first... Read more »
answered on Feb 27, 2023
You clearly suffered an injury. The elements of medical malpractice include violation of the standard of care. If the doctor in performing the procedure failed to perform at the recognized standard of care you may have a case. That said if you suffered a loss is a critical component of the... Read more »
so, there's a personal injury case, which just has been dismissed without prejudice and the statute timing is running out in WA state, here are the questions:
Can I as a lawyer file a new same personal injury case in same court and "start over" as long as I'm within time... Read more »
answered on Jan 29, 2023
If it's dismissed withOUT prejudice, you can re-file at any point before the SOL runs.
The answer to the fees and costs question is between you, the new law firm, and the client. You're generally entitled to be reimbursed for costs, but asserting a lien for your fee in a case... Read more »
It has cause a misdiagnosis and possible damage
Or medical malpractice
answered on Dec 26, 2022
A Washington attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Unless there's more to the matter, it would be a matter of medical malpractice, not defamation of character. Defamation means spoken or written words that cause harm to your dignitary interests (reputation).... Read more »
They told me I was tested positive for HIV or hep or ???? The facility banned me permanently from donating plasma. And I have begged for an answer but they tell me nothing. They have scared me to death and will not give me any answers. Nothing they have treated me like this. Deliver the worse news... Read more »
answered on Oct 12, 2022
You should go to your primary care practitioner and ask for testing. This probably not medical malpractice for the plasma center to not tell you why they permanently blocked you.
The hardware is plastic. I’ve had pain in the area the fragments are.
answered on Aug 4, 2022
Your question remains open for five weeks, probably because it is something for a physician's expertise, not an attorney's expertise. You could pose this question to the radiologist who read the film or your referring doctor. Good luck
I went to the emergency room, by way of ambulance I could not walk, with two swollen feet and on my right foot my big had lost the toenail and had a black stripe running down the pad of it. They diagnosed me with possible frostbite gangrene and just called the other foot swollen. They gave me a... Read more »
answered on Mar 6, 2022
I'm sorry for your injuries and the anxiety they've caused you. A Washington attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. In terms of your position about measures by the hospital that could have averted the situation, a medical opinion would be needed there. One... Read more »
My father was treated with chemotherapy and immunotherapy in each infusion that he had, they took a blood test for more than almost a year, but in this last month, he felt terrible, weak, confused. We thought that it was a product of the treatments he had. So we asked the doctor, and he did not say... Read more »
answered on Jan 13, 2022
I am extremely sorry for your family's loss. Unfortunately, it is impossible to even preliminarily evaluate a potential case of medical negligence without reviewing the medical records themselves. Given your concerns, I would strongly encourage your family to request your father's... Read more »
answered on Dec 23, 2021
A Washington attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for three weeks. You could get in touch with medical malpractice attorneys. Most law firms that handle such cases offer free initial consults. If a firm felt there was a basis for a case, they could request your surgical records... Read more »
I have a picc line in because of undiagnosed osteomyelitis. I had surgery and no biopsy was done at the time. It wasn't until I wouldn't heal that they did a biopsy. After 8 months I still have a whole in my foot because of this.
answered on Nov 18, 2021
The determination of whether there is a viable claim for medical negligence to pursue is extremely fact-specific and should only be made with the assistance of an attorney experienced in these types of cases. Osteomyelitis can and does occur absent negligence, but there is... Read more »
I believe we were kicked out of the emergency room because I was defending his right to wait inside instead of outside on the cold bench
answered on Nov 2, 2021
A Washington attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. Something may have gotten cut off in your post and it isn't fully clear what happened. If there was some kind of incident that led to you being ejected from the ER or the waiting room, you could reach out... Read more »
After the first collapse I was screaming for my husband to grab my legs to support them because I have stitches from hip to hip and a already bad back, it was excruciating pain and not only did the chair collapse once it happened to more times. Do I have a lawsuit?
answered on Apr 25, 2021
A Washington attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for a week. I'm sorry for your ordeal. But ANY attorney, regardless of the state in which they practice, couldn't really offer meaningful input on your question. It calls for a medical opinion. One option is for you to... Read more »
answered on Jan 12, 2021
There are many excellent med mal attorneys in Seattle and in the rest of Washington State. You could probably find peer reviews online. You could also look through attorneys listed on this site by region (the Find-a-Lawyer tab above), you could run your own independent searches, and you could look... Read more »
I was hospitalized for about a month completely confined to my bed unable to move from my bed to even go to the bathroom From a serious life threatening infection in the joint in my hip... already known to have and at very high risk for blood clots, they did not take any precautionary measures to... Read more »
answered on Jan 3, 2021
A Washington attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. I'm sorry for your ordeal. Unfortunately, it is difficult for an attorney to offer meaningful input here - your situation calls for a medical opinion. As a starting point, you could reach out to med mal... Read more »
I should have been transferred to different hospital, in Seattle. Waited a week for the surgery. Was later told surgery was done by an ear, nose, throat doc.
I saw an oral surgeon, who told me jaw was misaligned, and they could only fix it by breaking my jaw again.
Surgery was done... Read more »
answered on Nov 26, 2020
A Washington attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks - but regardless, any attorney would need to review your file in greater detail, very likely with the guidance of a medical professional to make a meaningful assessment. Already having waited this long for a... Read more »
2 years ago I had a bilateral breast reduction done by a board certified surgeon. My breasts were supposed to be a size D afterwards but are now a large A or small B. Dog ears on both breasts (which I've read can be avoided with proper measurements) & horribly looking scars.
Aside... Read more »
answered on Sep 29, 2020
A Washington attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. I'm sorry for your ordeal. It would be difficult for an attorney to answer your question as to "whether you remotely have a chance." Although your description offers details that would be... Read more »
Her description of this experience:
I went in for surgery to remove a kidney stone for the first surgery they put a pipe in the back of my hand surgery went okay for the first part for the second part they were to put a bigger pipe in my back to cut open my kidney to get under the tiny... Read more »
answered on Jul 30, 2020
A Washington attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for three weeks. Your friend could contact a med mal attorney to discuss the matter. Most attorneys in this field generally offer free initial consults and work on a contingency basis. Good luck
I won a lawsuit and have already filled out noterized and sent back all paperwork to recieve my payment. However after waiting for about 3 months with no check sent to me. I called my lawyer asking where is my payment. I was told I wouldn't be receiving my payment until probably next year in... Read more »
answered on Jul 3, 2020
Since you have a Washington attorney already representing you on this matter, they can best advise as to the reason for the 2021 timetable. But your post remains open for three weeks. A GENERAL factor that could cause delays in payment of med mal awards is liens. That means there could be parties... Read more »
Can I file suit on something like that? They didn't prescribe any kind of antibiotics...they failed to set me up with a physical therapist...foot on injured leg is turning blue and numb when not elevated...
answered on Apr 19, 2020
At this point, it sounds like your medical issues could be more pressing that a legal analysis of what happened. Your post remains open for three weeks, but if you consulted with a Washington med mal attorney, it seems likely that they would set priorities on your obtaining whatever type of medical... Read more »
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