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Q: This questions concerns medical malpractice ..is there a certain time limit for suing a doctors office for mistreatment
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Sep 1, 2017

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.

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes and Medical Malpractice for Michigan on
Q: Is it a crime for an ER doctor to document that an examination was normal when no exam was done, Dr. ddn't touch pt.

Exam, if done, would have been abnormal. Acute herniated disc with nerve compression symptoms.

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Jun 30, 2017

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.

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Q: Who can be held responsible for a condition that should have been recognized at birth, wasn't, and has caused deformity?
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Jun 1, 2017

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.

1 Answer | Asked in Elder Law, Legal Malpractice, Medical Malpractice and Nursing Home Abuse for Michigan on
Q: My mom is in a memory care unit at a nursing home. She fell out of bed on May 4 and I was informed by phone. On May 10

She was admitted to hospital and diagnosed with a separated shoulder 6 days after the fall. Do I have a case?

Don L Rosenberg
Don L Rosenberg
answered on May 11, 2017

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... Read more »

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Q: Can you sue if you have been in pain for 3 weeks, and you have been to the hospital and they have given wrong diagnoses?
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Apr 17, 2017

You can sue for anything, but malpractice cases are very expensive, and not catching something isn't always mis dicagnosis.

You can only sue if you can show that their not making the correct diagnosis caused you a problem that wouldn't be there without it. 3 weeks of pain isn't enough.

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Q: Can the adult children file a malpractice lawsuit agianst the doctor of the deceased without telling the living spouse

If so can they collect the money without the wife knowing

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Mar 1, 2017

They would have to file an estate; spouse would have the right to be executrix; spouse should look at the estate papers, see if someone forged her name, get her own attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes, Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death for Michigan on
Q: How do I find out if my Aunts death is a malpractice case?

She was 86 and died 5 days after going to the doctor. She only weighted 70lbs. She was also being taken care of buy a few people but they were just stealing from her they did not care about her living conditions. She had no running water and was on Oxygen. The kitchen was not able to be used and... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Dec 12, 2016

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.

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Q: Can you sue a doctor for permanent nerve damaged on the left hand that was caused by the bandage was to tight causing

The doctor rolled my media nerve on my elbow and bandages on my left hand was so tight I have regional pain syndrome conplex 2 and I can't use it

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Oct 10, 2016

Not a slam dunk but get a consult from a member of the Michigan Assn for Justice--they give free consultations.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Health Care Law and Medical Malpractice for Michigan on
Q: Question about circumcision

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Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Sep 23, 2016

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... Read more »

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Q: Can I sue for malpractice if staff forget to remove gauze from inside me?

I was thinking about having a baby and went to have a procedure to make sure that my tubes were not blocked. I had a procedure done and I started having an odor and discharge 3-4 weeks afterwards. I went to another doctor and they discovered that a 4x4 gauge was left inside of me and had pus etc..... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Aug 25, 2016

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...
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