Because medical negligence cases are so expensive, few plaintiffs pay their attorney by the hour. Rather, most attorneys who practice in this area of law represent clients on a contingency basis, meaning the attorney gets paid from the defendant if the case is a success.
I have done a lot of research on my family's behalf and we all feel that my father was a victim of unethical practice that led to his untimely passing at only 58 years of age. We would like to discuss our situation and hopefully pursue a favorable plan of action to give my father the proper... Read more »
A Missouri attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. I'm very sorry for your family's loss. In terms of steps you could take, the most productive would be to see if you could set up a consult with a law firm. If you have medical records, those would be helpful....Read more »
just as we were at the court house and set to pick a jury. I NEVER GOT PAID.... My attorney 1st said, i had to wait for the appeals to all run out. Then he said the money just disappered. My Attorney is in the top 3 of the top 10 list of ethical Attorneys in the nation. He handles Billion dollar... Read more »
As well as get out of my lease early if needed. I've been the only tentant apporched about smoking on my back porch outside. There was no other tentants told about smoking outside only inside the apartments. Which didn't start happening until My rent wasn't paid that month. Which was... Read more »
Anyone can sue anyone for anything, but it there has been a breach of your written lease, the proper defendant would be the lessor, not the property management company. Harrassment on account of smoking or a dislike of a tenant is not a cognizable cause of action in Missouri. If you were being...Read more »
A Missouri attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. Given the basic format of this question and answer board, it could be difficult for an attorney to meaningfully advise you. You could reach out to med mal law firms in your area. Most firms that handle such cases offer...Read more »
To answer requires a review of the medical records. Contact a member of the Missouri Assn for Justice who handles medical carelessness cases. However at her age with a cardiac situation it may be difficult to prove that it was carelessness as opposed to her body not reacting well to surgery, as...Read more »
To change out aortic valve they just put in for a smaller one and then there was blockages? She had catheraztion on both sides before surgery? I truely feel they messed up from beginning? My question is ' Is the consideration malpractice for mis diagnoses? And she unfortunately died by... Read more »
I so sorry to hear about your mother. Medical malpractice cases are complicated and difficult. A full gathering of the facts and thorough review of the medical records will be necessary to asses whether you would have a strong wrongful death suit. Most attorneys in the field work on a...Read more »
About a month later I had to rush her to the animal hospital for kidney failure, I had to put her to sleep and it’s devastated me and my family . She was only 5, great health and had a good home and we all loved her. This happened about a month ago so I’ve been trying to get over her passing.... Read more »
A Missouri attorney should advise you, but your question remains open for two weeks and time is of the essence in your actions. Depending on what was in the vape pen, you should consider reaching out to a Missouri criminal defense attorney to discuss. This does not appear to be a med mal matter....Read more »
I hope your infant is okay. It's possible there could be grounds for a case, but that would depend on what a medical examination shows. Thankfully, the injuries here appear to be minor in nature; I hope that's the extent of it. These cases can be difficult because unlike older claimants,...Read more »
I was injured at work and was told that I needed back surgery because I had a compressed disc so I went through with it and it didn't help at all now I have scar tissue that prevents me from having any further surgeries to help me this was during a comp case I am disabled now and the doctors... Read more »
I'm sorry for your ordeal with your injury and ensuing surgery. Unfortunately, an attorney can't really make a call on this based on these brief facts, despite the admission made by the doctor you describe. What they can do is request your medical records, including diagnostic imaging...Read more »
My son went into surgery after been shot in his elbow. They had to do surgery and place screws in his elbow and arm. He is wearing a cast. Immediately after the surgery I (his mom) was there and he was screaming it’s BURNING ITS BURning! They thought it was his nerves. A week later while sitting... Read more »
I'm sorry for your family's ordeal. To make a meaningful assessment of what happened here, a med mal attorney would need to request the records for your son's surgery and post-op care, and review them with a medical professional. For now, take photos of the blisters and other...Read more »
Is there a case for medical malpractice? Diagnosed Oct 2017 with metastatic breast cancer in her bones. She died Dec 8, 2018. Her dr never mentioned breast cancer. Her calcium level was dangerously high so our local hospice. Rushed her to st lukes. She was diagnosed then. Her dr only said her back... Read more »
It is impossible to tell from the information you've given. The X-ray of her back--did it reveal that breast cancer had spread to her back? Was that when the breast cancer was first diagnosed? Were there indications consistent with breast cancer before then?
Without reviewing your medical records and gathering more facts, it would be hard for any attorney to form an opinion of the strength of your potential claim. Contact a local attorney who practices med-mal.
My dad was a vet exposed to agent orange (seems like it may be relevant eventually) . I also knew the risks of the drug (I read the detailed folded up papers attached to the bottles). My dr was liable by not returning my call around the time of conception while titrating off depakote (for seizures)... Read more »
So I saw the doctor and told her about my knee and back pain. She gave me muscle relaxers and steroids for the back pain and sent me for knee X-rays and I was too short for the one rooms machine so the tech was going to have me stand up on the X-ray bed to do it and when I was getting up there, my... Read more »
This is a case of breach of confidentiality between a counselor/therapist and patient, where the breach has and will continue to affect the patient emotionally for not only as long as the patient lives at her current address, but forevermore due to the entire nature of the breach. There is solid... Read more »
Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.
The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.
Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.