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Q: If a Psychiatrist Prescribes a Medication that a Patient has a Severe Allergic Interaction Reaction From that Causes

Brain Injury From a Tumble Down thee Steps Due to A Black Out From thee Severe Allergic Interaction Reaction; My Question would be in this Case Is thee Negligence of thee Psychiatrist Prescribing this Medication that He was very Much Aware of the Side Effects Myself as his Patient had bought to his... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Jul 5, 2016

This is almost identical to a post from Washington. I have similar advice--contact a member of the Missouri Trial Lawyers Assn who handles malpractice and drug manufacturer liability--they give free consultations.Get a print out from your drug store for the last 6 months before the incident. Make a... Read more »

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Q: State of MO. If the defendant in a case causes permanent damage to a patient in a medical facility, IF the defendant

was a volunteer & NOT an actual employee, would the case be considered medical malpractice or personal injury?

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Jul 1, 2016

volunteers are under supervision of the facility: patient is to be cared for by the facility. A non-delegable duty. Suggest you contact a member of the Mo. Trial Lawyers Assn who handles hospital malpractice--they give free consultations.

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Q: Can a Medical Malpractice be Brought against a Psychiatrist?

My Psychiatrist Prescribed me 60 mg of Cymbalta that I had a Severe Allergic reaction Interaction too.That Caused a Severe Electrolyte imbalance and I Blacked Out and Feel down my Daughters Basement Steps and was Rushed to thee Hospital with Acute Subdural Hematoma and 7 Staples Put in my Head... Read more »

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

A lot depends on timing, your symptoms, the medical records. I suggest you contact a member of the Missouri Trial Lawyers Assn--they give free consultations. Look for one who handles medical negligence cases.

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Q: Why would a hospital refuse to share blood test results with patient
Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki answered on Feb 4, 2016

In many states, patients have a right to their medical records. A local lawyer can 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...
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Q: I was taken to a hospital by ambulance. Once I got to the hospital the emergency room put me in the waiting room.

It took 2 hours to be assessed as having something serious wrong. I was having a Stroke. They never looked at my eyes. I was completely dizzy and throwing up from the time I woke up. My blood pressure and pulse were normal. I am fortunate that I only have minor issues but I feel as though if a... Read more »

Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki answered on Nov 14, 2015

A local malpractice lawyer can order medical records 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...
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Q: 3 doctors 2 MRIs 2 surgerys on the same knee surgeries a year apart. They missed a tear what can I do?

Torn municus 2 tears 1 doctor said a sprain, 2nd operated without seeing anything on the MRI 3rd found a tear the 2nd missed a year later and repaired it. Is there a case I've been crippled up for a year over this.

Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki answered on Aug 25, 2015

More information is needed to determine if you have a viable claim. A local medical malpractice lawyer can evaluate and advise.

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...
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Q: Need an Attorney to sue surgeon that put wrong size implant into knee which caused me to have another surgeon remove it
Robert D. Kreisman
Robert D. Kreisman answered on Feb 7, 2015

You will need to retrieve your surgical records from both surgeries and contact an attorney in your area to consult on this.. It would also be important to know what if any residual problems you are having today. In medical malpractice cases, not only is the patient obliged to prove to a... Read more »

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