This is something that would likely require a medical opinion and additional information regarding the original examination(s) and diagnostic tests made eight years ago. It could be difficult for an attorney to offer you a "yes" or "no" answer based on the brief information...Read more »
Medical malpractice attorneys in New York and other jurisdictions generally work on a contingency basis. You could reach out to med mal attorneys to discuss further. Most attorneys in this field offer free initial consults. If a law firm felt that your case had merit, they could request your...Read more »
Hospitals knowledge of errors made after asking patient for her wrist, to look at ID Bracelet. Sudden room change, bed and all down hall across from psychiatrists/nursing staff front desk. Reason? Was told a emergency came in. The emergency discovered years later due to fraud concealment and... Read more »
An attorney who works with medical malpractice cases would be able to evaluate such a case. It could sometimes require a considerable level of evaluation to determine whether negligence rises to the level of criminal negligence. This appears to be a complex case and would likely require detailed...Read more »
Went to get all four wisdom teeth pulled. Surgeon randomly suggested using laughing gas over IV anesthesia. Then, promised myself and my mother that he would add IV if I began feeling pain. Nurse put a little thing that sat on my nose to give me laughing gas. Began to feel it a bit but all surgeon... Read more »
Sorry to hear that the extraction of your wisdom teeth was an unpleasant experience. Unfortunately, the temporary pain and discomfort you experienced during the extraction will not justify bringing a dental malpractice lawsuit. Given the high cost of bringing dental malpractice lawsuits, they...Read more »
Here's a form I found on the Southern District's website, https://www.nysd.uscourts.gov/forms/subpoena-appear-and-testify-hearing-or-trial-civil-action If you are representing yourself pro se, you will need the clerk to sign off on the subpoena.
I saw an ENt surgeon in October 2020 for septoplasty for breathing. I had a small bump on my left side fromRhinoplasty in 2013. The ent doctor said he can rasp it or file it down to smooth. He did both sides of my nose and my nose now looks worse. I never agreed to the right side. But even my left... Read more »
This could be a difficult case. The legal standard for a medical malpractice case is that there was a breach of a duty of care on the part of a medical provider and that as a result of that breach, you sustained injury/illness/disability or other form of damages. Here, the damages relate to a...Read more »
I'm sorry for your family's ordeal. One can only guess what the situation could be without knowing more details. In some cases, it could take time before a patient gets assigned to a regular room. If he came in through the emergency room, they could be running tests. He could be sent to...Read more »
Staff advised that the patient would be no where near me and would be assigned someone to watch her at all times however, she was still able to attack me again the following week. I needed the visit the Emergency Room once and the second time treated in house. Would I be able to sue the facility... Read more »
Yes you can sue, but whether you would win the case depends on the facts: How much security did they provide, how much COULD they provide, etc. Also unless you are seriously injured, unlikely any lawyer will want to get involved. Finally, if this case is against a municipal or state run...Read more »
I'm sorry for your mom's ordeal. This is something that calls for a medical opinion. If a physician was asked to make such a determination, it's likely that they would want to know more about the medical history. You could reach out to med mal attorneys. If a law firm felt there was...Read more »
I'm very sorry for your mother's and family's ordeal. It's possible you could, but the most reliable way to make that determination would be to reach out to discuss the matter with med mal attorneys. An attorney could review the file with a medical professional. Good luck
The pathology reports show an infectious disease etiology & I'm not sure the f/up was done for that. Then her kidneys started failing. Food was never mentioned and in Oct. 18 i saw results suggesting CKF. And she had kidney stones in her ureter 3 times? Then a few other things happened... Read more »
I'm very sorry for your loss. You could email your records to attorneys you contact. Don't worry about admissibility at this point. If an attorney identifies the basis for legally actionable claim, they would use HIPAA authorizations to obtain official records anyway. Good luck
I'm sorry for your ordeal. This appears similar to another question on the same issue, and might involve the same matter - the earlier response addressed the challenges I felt were presented by the matter. Good luck
i was sent this 3 months late with important information on my health that informed me i have diabetes. this whole time i needed to be making serious changes to my health and was not told till now. is that legal?
I'm sorry for your ordeal. From a legal standpoint, it appears to be something where it might be difficult and costly to establish the measure of damages suffered because it could involve medical evaluation together with lab services. Further, some attorneys could see it as requiring...Read more »
Possibly. But the practical aspects of bringing such a claim could hinge on the severity and permanence of the damages. You could try to arrange a consult with a med mal attorney who could review your medical records and determine the viability of the case. Good luck
The dentist said that the stitches would dissolve within 2weeks and it's been a little over a month and the stitches are still in my mouth. I called them and they said that they will come out on their own and they havent.
This sounds like a medical question and not a legal question. You should seek the advice of another dentist. A Medical Malpractice case requires damages, if you have not suffered any damages you have no case to pursue.
I'm very sorry. This is a complex matter and would require detailed review. The best starting point could be to contact a med mal attorney and arrange a consult (most practitioners in this field offer free initial consults). Good luck
Health insurance carriers do assert liens on settlements. However, many carriers also engage in negotiation of these liens. Some are limited in the amount of reduction by their policies (with public health carriers). If there is an attorney handling this matter, check with them. They are probably...Read more »
Congratulations. You raise a valid point, but hospitals are facing severe stresses today, which is something a court could consider in the matter. It's possible a court would give a hospital considerable leeway during these difficult times. You could consult with other attorneys to see how...Read more »
Our dog died a sudden, senseless, and tragic death at the hands of a negligent veterinarian. We are aware that the veterinarian violated standards of case for several reasons. We have a necropsy report, toxicology report, and an expert witness veterinarian opinion letter. This not about money - it... Read more »
I’m cautious whenever people say its “not about money” because the reality is that an attorney’s time is their stock in trade, and time is money. There is small claims court for folks with initiative but without money, and if you get the Judgment it vindicates you!! But if you want a...Read more »
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