4 days ago. Apparently, 6 months ago when he went to ER for same symtoms the CT scan showed the rumor then only it was 1 cm smaller. We where never informed about the tumor then. Had we been told then it may have had a different outcome as far as dynamics of surgery or treatments. Is this something... Read more »
On my yearly physical, I expressed concern to my doctor about a specific part of my body. He assured I was fine. 11 months later I was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer originating from the area I had told him about 11 months prior. Could this be considered medical malpractice? And even if I am in... Read more »
If an attorney can get an expert to say that if the doctor had followed through would that have made a difference. It is hard to say without seeing the records because even if you tell him and he does something, by the time you have tests or studies to figure out what is going on a month could...Read more »
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I had treatment with laser that left my eyebags uneven.Before procedure I had to sign some papers thay said something like"If you are not happy with procedure you can't sue"I want to take doctor to small clames court.Can I do that and win?Bye
Small claims court is not normally a good venue for medical malpractice claims. An attorney would have to see the exact language of any document you signed. Have you tried getting a free consultation from a medical malpractice lawyer in your area?
Leaving items in a patient is generally a very strong signal of malpractice. Your Dad should talk to a NH medical malpractice lawyer to determine his rights and options.
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