Brent T. Geers' answer Medical malpractice claims are intricate to pursue, and require an attorney. That said, you may find, after consultation with an attorney, that you are beyond the statute of limitations - meaning that an otherwise valid claim would be dismissed. The other issue is that pain and numbness is hard to base a med mal claim on. Every body is different, pain tolerances vary, and nerves can regenerate in 6 months for one person and 6 years in another person. You should, though, talk with an attorney....
Brent T. Geers' answer Your situation is much too complicated to answer here as it involves drug laws and likely interstate commerce issues. It would seem that your employer is attempting to shore up the chain of custody, which they may very well be required to do by any number of state and federal regulations pertaining to drugs. And it may well serve to actually protect you as the driver. However, I would imagine to best protect you, you'd also need to inspect and sign something from the point of release. In other...
Peter N. Munsing's answer I'd talk to the doctors assistant, explain that the doctor indicated you'd be getting PT but you haven't heard back and you wonder as you still have problems if you'll be getting PT or what.
Or make an appointment with your GP, explain what happened, ask if that's usual, and chances are they'll follow up.
It's early to follow up with a doctor as when and how much PT to prescribe is variable. Sounds like sloppy follow up but given the very significant costs of a medical...
Peter N. Munsing's answer Yes. Each state has different statutes of limitations. Call a member of the Assn for Justice for the state where it happened, that handles medical cases --they give free consultations.
Peter N. Munsing's answer A violation of medical regulations but unlikely to be a crime. If there is one it would be for the insurance that paid for an exam to raise a fraudulent billing. If your disc was caused by an injury get a free consult from a member of the Michigan Assn for Justice.
Peter N. Munsing's answer If you are over 20, likely no one because of the statute of limitations. I suggest you contact a member of the Michigan Assn for Justice who handles Medical Malpractice claims--they give free consults.
Don L Rosenberg's answer Depends, was the memory care facility negligent. You clearly need to consult a lawyer to determine if you have a case. Clearly it was wrong not to inform you of the fall. The question is where they negligent which caused or contributed to the fall and/or was did the delay cause more damage to your mother.
Peter N. Munsing's answer Sounds like neglect. You'd need to see the autopsy report. If she'd been at the doctor before and hadn't been fkagged there may be malpractice.Contact a member of the Michigan assn for Justice--they give free consultations.
Peter N. Munsing's answer If you are over 20 I can't imagine any state that wouldn't find that you are barred by the Statute of Limitations. Let me note however that your parents had given consent, so the doctor was doing what at the time was viewed as a normal procedure.Let me also note that many doctors still believe there are many benefits from circumcision. As it is not malpractice to chose one of two choices if both are within accepted medical practice, you would not have a case even if the consent of your parents...
Peter N. Munsing's answer You have a claim. Whether or not it would be brought depends on the fallout, as cases are very expensive to bring and
it may be that what you'd get wouldn't cover the costs. But an attorney could see what they could get given the fairly clear flub on their part.Contact a membef of the Michigan Assn for Justice that handles medical cases and see what they say.
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