Is there a Kansas Statute that protects patients from the "statute of limitation" clock when a doctor covers up his or her mistakes in order for the statute of limitations to run out?If so, could you provide some cases?
A Kansas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for five weeks. As a GENERAL premise, what you describe is the extension of a statute of limitations of a case based on the doctrine of discovery when concealment or other forms of fraud are involved. Since your post remains open...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 »
Identity theft is a crime, so one place to go is to the police, with whatever evidence you can gather about this. You might contact the testing center and request copies from "your" test, since "you" were the patient, you are entitled to them. The next place to go is to the...Read more »
Your wife would need to discuss this with an attorney who practices in the Dominican Republic. I'm sorry for her ordeal. Before investing money in exploring the merits of the case, it might be helpful to determine which courts would have jurisdiction over such a matter. I can't speak for...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.
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 »
Our 30 year old daughter passed last year suddenly, no will, now my ex got a lawyer and is suing the hospital etc. for wrongful death, medical malpractice and other damages. I was sent forms to sign that I agree with her and fully cooperate with their legal services, which I don’t agree! My... Read more »
Interesting. Wrongful death and medical malpractice claims are complex enough that you would be well advised to discuss this letter with an attorney before signing it. Your ex can, quite likely, proceed without your signature or cooperation.
I'm seeking advice in the matter of medical negligence that occurred in2011 but was not discovered until 2017 due to a colonoscopy and endoscopy surgery I underwent. My bowls have been placed into my stomach in intertwined knots after I underwent hernia repair surgery in2011.
Only a Missouri attorney could answer your question, but your post remains open for four weeks. As a general matter, an attorney could be reluctant to advise on a statute of limitations (other than basic ones where there are no issues of minors coming of age years after an injury, or no issues in...Read more »
No one can say for certain without seeing the records or interviewing the personnel who performed diagnoses. When it comes to COVID, it's possible a medical facility could assert they took every measure to be very conservative, cautious, and thorough so as not to subject an older patient to...Read more »
Without knowing a few things it would be difficult to give you proper guidance. I would like to know 1) what the evidence was that you tried to get in; 2) what the objection was to it's admission? 3) what point was the evidence sought to be introduced? Did the case make it to trial? Was...Read more »
When my husband was 16 and was dealing with a very chaotic family life which caused his severe depression, his caregiver put him in a mental hospital where he was told to notify staff of any suicidal thoughts. Prior to and on the day of the discharge, he repeatedly told the staff that he... Read more »
from a fracture a year ago. Recent x-rays showed a positive ulnar variance. The specialist I was referred to told me that ulnar variance isn't the problem. When I questioned this opinion, he told me to do a follow up appointment with him and bring the x-rays from the original wrist fracture.... Read more »
If you are asking if you have grounds to pursue a Medical malpractice case, the answer is I don't know. The only way to determine if there is a claim to be made is by taking your records, and your facts over to a qualified specialist in the same filed of medicine, and have him or her answer...Read more »
During multiple attempts to get help for abdominal pain at an emergency room I underwent several emergency surgeries because of an infection in my abdomen at one point the same doctor said he reviewed all of my previous visits and told me I had a gynecological problems that would result in me... Read more »
A Georgia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. I'm sorry for your ordeal. I'm not clear as to whether you have been trying to have local doctors look at your records for diagnostic and treatment purposes, or for evaluation of a potential med mal...Read more »
So I went to the urologist Dr and he made me an appointment to come back and get put under anesthesia to take a camera up my urethra look in my bladder to see what's going on. Well I woke up and they said everything was fine and not worry about it. So I made an appointment for about a month... Read more »
An Indiana attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for four weeks. I'm sorry for your ordeal. You could reach out to Indiana med mal attorneys to discuss in further. Attorneys in this field typically offer free initial consults. If an attorney identified the basis for a case,...Read more »
My fiance brought in a bin of used needles and was made to open dump and count a used syringe bin by hand that wasnt hers, and she was poked by an exposed syringe in the process. What should she do about this.
The nurse was aware that the bin wasnt hers and the needles were from a hep c... Read more »
A Massachusetts attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Before making that determination, an attorney would likely want to investigate the incident, including the facility's standard operating procedures and routine protocols. It's possible it could be...Read more »
I assume you mean "defendant", not dependent. There is no cause of action (ground for lawsuit) called "medical battery". If you were the victim of a battery (an intentional act), you would sue for battery - and you may or may not have a separate cause of action for negligence...Read more »
I'm sorry for the terrifying ordeal experienced by your daughter. This is something an Oregon attorney could advise best on, but you await a response for three weeks. You indicate not having funds for legal fees. What you describe does not appear to be a case (if validated) that an attorney...Read more »
Ok so I had my 6th baby a year ago. Was in labor for 16 hours with the epidural. When that 16 hours hit I started to have a weird head attack to where I could breathe and my head was throbbing pain. I begged the nurse and doctor to perform a c section because I knew I was about to give out. They... Read more »
An Alabama attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for three weeks. I'm sorry for your ordeal. Only a medical professional could meaningfully comment on your symptoms. You could contact Alabama med mad attorneys to discuss the matter in further detail. If they felt that you...Read more »
My nerves were damaged during a limb salvaging surgery to remove a tumor in my pelvis. My surgeon told me it can take up to 2yrs for my nerves to heal. In retrospect his legal liability end in 2yrs. I'm in the process of getting a second opinion from a neurologist. How should I proceed if... Read more »
A Texas attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. It would be difficult for an attorney to meaningfully answer your question as to how to proceed legally - it is a complex, open-ended question that doesn't lend itself to a simple one or two line recommendation. You...Read more »
A Utah attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. There wasn't a question here, but if you are interested in using small claims courts, most unified statewide court systems include online resources for small claims court. Their resources for the public generally...Read more »
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