I switched insurances and because my doc was out of network I had to change docs.Then, a year later, I got a new job and she was back in my network so I made an appointment with her via ZocDoc (a 3rd party app).
The night before, I had to cancel and reschedule on Zocdoc.Unbeknownst to me,... Read more »
You have a good argument on your side, but a lawyer would need to see your original signed cancellation agreement to know what your rights are, plus the zocdoc policy. This review would probably cost more than just paying the $100 fee to the doctor.
My girlfriend went to the ER with severe abdominal pain and was sent home with only blood and urine tests conducted and a misdiagnosis of a urinary tract infection with instructions to consult her primary care physician the following day. She was rushed back to the hospital the following morning... Read more »
You can consult a few more attorneys--members of the NJ Justice Assn provide free consults. The problem is that it is expensive to bring a malpractice case, and her damages are not equal to the costs of bringing that type of claim.
However, if she is being asked to pay the first hospital...Read more »
Yes you can bring a law suit the question is can you win, and even more importantly can you find a lawyer who would take the case as these cases are very expensive to prosecute against a drug company with deep pockets. Thus a lawyer would probably want a retainer up front and a portion of the suit...Read more »
Hello, My relative died a week ago after bowel perforation surgery (less than a week after surgery). We took him to ER and after looking at his x-rays they determined that there were holes in his bowel. Emergency surgery was done and he passed away within a week. He had medical condition for last... Read more »
Indeed you should. Gerald Baker and Tom Vesper are such attorneys--tell them I suggested you call. Generally you want to speak with a NJ Assn for Justice member who handles malpractice cases--which they do. They give free consultations.
They will ask about approximate dates so make the...Read more »
Yes it is. Understand if the lawyer takes your case --which it sounds like he has--he must believe in it because malpractice cases are extremely hard to bring because the medical lobby is very strong. They are complicated, and as you have been told it is on your side, through dotoctors to show that...Read more »
My supervisee documented that I was with a client at a specific time when in fact I was not. The note also indicated additional false information. I will be contacting the licensing board but want to know if I can sue her personally.
I'm not hearing there was harm. Sue her for what? I don't see it. If the person wrote the record incorrectly, then ask for it to be corrected--through a union rep if you have one. Getting into suing staff gives you a reputation that in the healthcare industry can lead to your having problems...Read more »
After several trials of antibiotics the doctor had to remove mybig toe nail that is now finally growing back in and is infected again at the same spot of the original cut. I told the lady to stop when she hurt me and she laughed and said oh I'm sorry then went back to using the same tool and cut... Read more »
Husband's needs have changed due to severe back injury. Now uses a power wheelchair to get around. 1 bedroom apartment to small and doesn't meet his new needs. Told landlord plan to move for that reason. We had no lease for 3 years after 1st lease of 2 years expired ( landlord said we didn't need... Read more »
He has to give you a months notice. Be sure you offer October rent by end of September. Put on the check what it is for (I hope you are paying by check--money orders are a pain to prove they cashed it). If it's cashed you have another month and he has to start the process.
NG tube was suppose to elevate the vomiting, instead it continued with the NG tube still inserted. I was hospitalized twice in 2 weeks. 2nd time was due to pain in my abdomen which the surgeon determined was a hernia. I never had a hernia before, only after the severe vomiting (it went on for 24hrs... Read more »
Hard to say until you know what caused the vomiting. Usually ng tubes are for feeding those who can't take food normally.i that's what it was for, it would not be malpractice to keep it in. You may have had gastric paresis where the autonomic function shut down or something else. Until you know...Read more »
In 2010 I had oral surgery with the intent of receiving dental implants. I had all my top teeth removed, as well as all but eight on the bottom. I paid $39,000 for the implants, but never got them. The anchor's fell out of my gums and the dentist kept putting them back in. I was in so much pain.... Read more »
Generally it's three years though it depends on the circumstances when there is contrinuing care.Suggest you immediately contact a member of the NJ Assn for Justice who handles medical cases--they give free consultations.You may have a possible contract claim or breach of warranty which have longer...Read more »
I recently cut my foot on glass while cleaning my kitchen. I went to my local hospital ER and got stitches. 3 weeks lafter after realizing the wound was not healing properly and it was still severely hurting I took a closer look and realized there was what turned out to be a penny sized chunk of... Read more »
If you believe that you may have a cause of action against this physician for what you believe was negligence, then you should consult an attorney. Given the stated facts, it is questionable if you do, but it may be worth having an in person consulation with an attorney. Good luck.
I caught pink eye from my son and went to the doctor for medication. I was told to go to the ER and the medication I received made my pink eye worse and has resulted in inflammation on my iris and moon like craters on my iris. I have to take medication to try and reverse the damage done. My vision... Read more »
Yes you can sue, how much you will get is the question. For a malpractice suit you will have to prove how the doctors treatment of you deviated from the normal standard of care. Just because a medication does not work for you does not give you a good lawsuit, that is why is called malpractice....Read more »
During the surgery I couldn't breath and the doctor didn't provided necessary care. I had local anesthesia, and when I told him that I cannot breath and I felt the pain he told me that I make him nervous. Also, he asked to have more anesthesia but didn't do anything for breathing. I had a lot of... Read more »
Are you planning to represent yourself in a medical malpractice lawsuit? You should contact a medical malpractice lawyer in your area who can review your claim to see if it is viable. The consultation will be free.
Yes. As in all medical malpractice cases, the evidence is mostly in the hospital, physician and medical provider records. Just because the doctor who you believe may have acted below the standard of care that resulted in your injuries has retired, does not mean that he/she is protected from a...Read more »
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