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Q: Hi my name is Steven. I'm looking for some advice on Medical Malpractice

My father had an infiltrated vein and died 6 hrs later. He was getting prepared for dialysis when the nurse infiltrated his vein. He was at the hospital preparing for a kidney transplant, which was denied. They kept him in the hospital for 6 days. He also got an infection which caused a fever... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing answered on Aug 25, 2016

Sounds like suboptimal care but given his compromised condition it wold be difficult to show that the errors were outside the boundaries of the normal standard of care. I suggest you contact a member of the Montana Assn for Justice--they give free consults.

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Q: I was hospitalized for blockage after Drs, repeatedly sent me home from Er .is this malpractice?

After accident,concussion...initially was given enema,however the nurse put it in the wrong place, which I called and told patient services " who hung up on me.when I returned I also had infection and the same nurse was there. I said please bet another nurse if same problem. They sent me home to... Read more »

Robert D. Kreisman answered on Sep 20, 2013

From your description of your medical care, it seems like you may have experienced poor service, but probably not malpractice. Cases in medical negligence arise when the medical providers have deviated from the accepted standard of medical care and injured the patient. It's unclear to me how you... Read more »

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