Mississippi Medical Malpractice Questions & Answers

Q: 17 yrs. my NB baby lives 12 hrs. A lot of Trauma took place. Would I have any case to stand on at this time.

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Mississippi on
Answered on Oct 8, 2018
Arthur Calderon's answer
I would highly recommend that you reach out to a personal injury/medical malpractice as soon as you are able, as there is a time element involved in this. Whether or not you have a case depends on several factors. Regardless, feel free to reach out to any attorney on this forum by clicking the attorney's name.

Q: I have been terminated by my physician. No reason was given. what are my options?

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Answered on Apr 4, 2018
Arthur Calderon's answer
Your best bet would be to contact an attorney experienced in medical malpractice to discuss your case. Like any relationship, the one between a doctor and their patient may be terminated by either party. The issue in your case is whether there is a continuing duty on the part of the physician to continue providing care while knowing that you require ongoing care.

Q: Medical negligence with diagnosing heart attack

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Answered on Mar 5, 2018
Arthur Calderon's answer
You will need to consult an attorney to discuss some more of the facts behind your possible claim. It would be helpful to get an electronic copy of your father's medical records for the attorney's review. Keep in mind, though, that when it comes to medical malpractice claims, there is a statute of limitations, which means you want to make sure that you consult with the attorney before the time lapses to file suit, if one is necessary.

Q: In mississippi what is the law when giving a prescribed medication to someone other then who its prescribed to?

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Mississippi on
Answered on Mar 1, 2018
Arthur Calderon's answer
You can likely do a general statutory search online; however, in response to your main question, generally, it is unlawful for a person to be in possession or to be using prescription medication not prescribed to them.

Q: can you sue a hospital for Anastomotic leak

1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law and Medical Malpractice for Mississippi on
Answered on Apr 17, 2017
Peter N. Munsing's answer
Depends what happened, how, and what the result is.

Contact a member of the Miss. Assn for Justice that handles medical cases--they give free consultations.

Q: Can I sue for hospital attracted ecoli infection 2 days after surgery? 3 months later im still recovering.

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Answered on Mar 15, 2017
Peter N. Munsing's answer
Contact a member of the Miss. Assn for Justice who handles medical carelessness cases. They give free consults. Be advised that infection cases are very tough.

Q: My doctor who told me was doing surgery was not the same Doctor I woke up to in ICU that said he did it. Legal?

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Mississippi on
Answered on Jul 18, 2016
Peter N. Munsing's answer
Yes it is if they had you sign a waiver that said that the doctor you spoke with might not end up doing the surgery. Contact a member of the Miss. Trial Lawyers Assn for a free consult to be sure.

Q: Can I sue a hospital?

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Answered on Jul 9, 2016
Peter N. Munsing's answer
Not in this case. Not all misdiagnoses are malpractice. More importantly, the couple of days delay didn't create a harm that wasn't there--and so no case (you don't get to sue for what could have happened).;

Q: Can you sue for having after birth left in you for over 23 years

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Answered on Nov 16, 2015
Adam Studnicki's answer
More information is needed to answer. A local medical malpractice lawyer can review and advise.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. It is NOT legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is impossible to evaluate a legal problem without a comprehensive consultation and review of all the relevant facts and documents. I strongly encourage you to consult with a local lawyer...

Q: Infection caused by my dentist.

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Answered on Aug 25, 2015
Adam Studnicki's answer
There is no question here. You can ask a local medical malpractice lawyer who handles dental cases to investigate and evaluate.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is general information that is given for legal education only. It is not legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is impossible to evaluate a legal problem without a comprehensive consultation and review of all the relevant facts and...

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