In 1964 my great grandmother was shot and killed by a man who was having a psychotic episode that included hallucinations. He had been released from a mental hospital just a few days before. This happened in New Hampshire. Can the hospital be held liable for prematurely releasing him?
answered on Jan 21, 2023
Unfortunately, the short answer is no. That is because of the statute of limitations. In other words, it's too late to bring a case as this happened almost 60 years ago.
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answered on Sep 3, 2019
I don't see a question here, but at this point first, being post op, you need medical treatment so without sounding like you are interested in suing anyone you can ask questions but in a very neutral way. Second, if you have PTS, look for an EMDR therapist. Google:
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answered on Aug 2, 2017
Yes. You should certainly talk to an attorney. This is a possible case of medical malpractice, though of course a lot more investigation is necessary.
I had smacked my head and was unconscious and had a concussion and bleeding in my brain. I didn't overdose like they assumed.
answered on Feb 22, 2017
If something bad happened by their not doing wha they should have possibly. Consult a member of the NH Assn for Justice--they give free consults.
The office overcharged us and it was only caught after they started billing my insurance for visits we didn't have. They admit to the overcharge, but 2 years later they only will say, "We are working on it." I no longer live in the state.
answered on Jan 28, 2016
You could certainly retain a lawyer to investigate your options, but for such a (relatively) small amount, you would quickly spend more in legal fees. You may want to look at small claims court action. You can file and manage those online. May be enough to at least settle for some of the money.
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