Joel Gary Selik's answer Unless it is a medical malpractice, the fee agreement determines when the percentage is calculated, before or after costs. If it does not say, then it is whatever benefits the client the most.
Peter N. Munsing's answer You are right and I suggest you start a campaign to get your state to change it's statute of limitations, but the problem is that when she went and they found the catheter,she knew there was an issue--maybe not a dialysis level issue but there was an issue. The clock started running. She didn't consult an attorney then and it's too late to do it now.There oughta be a law? You are right. But there wont be one if people like you and your mom don't organize to change the law.
Peter N. Munsing's answer Yes, though you may have a statute of limitations issue. Contact a member of the Nevada Justice Assn who handles medical negligence ASAP, as Nevada requires a medical opinion within that time.NJA members give free consultations.
Peter N. Munsing's answer You should contact a member of the Nevada Justice Assn who handles medical cases--they give free consultations. The problem you run into is sveralfold--starting with the burden of proof being on your side to show that it was Xarelto and not something else that caused your mother's death. Depending on her age another factor is that juries tend to award less for people who are statistically at the end of their lifespan, and if a case costs $85,000 to bring plus 3 years or more of work, and the...
Peter N. Munsing's answer chances are no, as the statute of limitations would likely have run assuming you are over 20 years old.Why not contact a member of the Nevada Justice Association and get a free consult? Look for a NJA member who handles medical cases.
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