Nebraska Medical Malpractice Questions & Answers

Q: How do i file grievance on police officers? And doctors causing more pain and mental anguish& financial crisis.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Rights, Health Care Law and Medical Malpractice for Nebraska on
Answered on Jul 19, 2018
Peter N. Munsing's answer
Unlikely to succeed as there was an OD, mental anguish is not favored by the courts in any state and is viewed hypertechnically, and "financial crisis" generally means they rocked your house of cards, it fell, but courts say unless they caused an injury that of itself took you out the fact that you were, for example, too depressed by what happened to work so your house went into foreclosure is too far away from what they did, "too attenuated." But why not get a consult from an attorney in the...

Q: can I sue for retained placenta which caused me to get septic a hysterectomy feature hernia surgery here soon Nd other c

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Nebraska on
Answered on Aug 29, 2016
Peter N. Munsing's answer
you will want to consult a member of the Nebraska Assn for Justice who handles medical issues--they give free consultations. Do this promptly. Do not discuss with medical staff any negative feelings. Let them talk. Not only do you learn more but you may need follow up care now and it's not good to have doctors scared they will "be dragged into a lawsuit."

Q: If a sentinel event occurs, is the hospital liable for long-term damages?

1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law and Medical Malpractice for Nebraska on
Answered on Jul 19, 2016
Peter N. Munsing's answer
Not sure what you mean by a "sentinel event"as it can mean many things.But it sounds like you mean an error that cause a damage, possibly longterm. Short answer is if it was due to carelessness, yes, but.....legislatures are very protective of the medical profession so medical carelessness cases are very hard to prove. However members of the Nebraska Trial Lawyers Assn/Assn for Justice--give free consultations so you/your family can get advice. Suggest you get one.However don't discuss this on...

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