In the state of NC can a person with a master's degree in psychology diagnose a person with a mental illness? Is a formal evaluation necessary? Must that person be notified that they have been diagnosed with a specific mental illness? Can a person be evaluated without being told that they are... Read more »
I repeatedly expressed my concern to my OBGYN office to make sure I have no STDs. I asked to be tested for all STDs and went in about 4 times since then with any unusal concerns to be checked out. "Everything was OK." This was over a course of 6 months. I was concerned that I may have had... Read more »
Depends if they tested you or not. Also a cold sore can be just that--not all are sexually transmitted herpes. You can only sue for what has happened not what could have happened. Contact a North carolina Associates for Justice member--they give free consults.
After every new antibiotic I would ask them "shouldn't he be getting better would prolonged infection that's not going away with antibiotics damage his ear" they kept telling me no. Finally I decided to ask to see ent and they are putting tubes but also said he would have... Read more »
Look for a rehabilitation doctor. If the advice was not in the medical records it will be difficult to prove. Contact a member of the North Carolina Advocates For Justice that handles medical cases right now. They give free consultations.
When I was in the hospital with my baby girl right before going into labor they gave me a morphine shot. The nurse told me she had to make sure she put the needle in the right spot so she wouldn't cause muscle damage. I believe she did because 9 months later it still bothers me. When I jog or... Read more »
Unless you have a medical diagnosis saying what you have and that it's because of the shot and not due to post labor disruption of muscle tone, unlikely. Check with a NC Attorney who handles malpractice to know your rights down there.
I went to the emergency room twice for labor pains and contractions on June 25th 2016. The first time I went they told me that I didn't have any medical records at ANY hospital and no lab records either. The health department in my county didn't set me up with a pediatrician for my child... Read more »
He means bad practice.As its a county health department they are not in a doctor patient relationship and can't commit malpractice. Under some circumstances it could be actionable but I don't see it here. Moreover I'm not heraring there were problems because of the prematurity, so...Read more »
I have seen a physician at the Radiology dept who suggested my family dr send me to a hand doctor. The tech tried twice to inject something however it burned really bad both times. She tried to find another IV site on same arm again with no luck, and then er nurse got another site on same arm. Had... Read more »
I think this is a duplicate post. Check the other answer. Yes, go to the specialist. If they ask what happened just say that since you went for a CT scan you have had ____________ & your doctor said go to the specialist. If he asks what hapened just say you got stuck with needles several times...Read more »
When i went for a CT Scan while being seen for Asthma flare up with no better from 7/6/16 visit at said hospital. I have a history of Pulmonary embolisms an even though previous day labs were ok, the er doctor wanted to do a scan to rule out another Pulmonary embolism, so I already had a iv placed... Read more »
You may well have a claim. Suggest you 1) don't discuss your thoughts with other medstaff, as they will not want to be involved and will distance themselves 2)if you go to the specialist try to say what happened as matter of factly NO ADJECTIVES , same reason. You should also contact a member...Read more »
that he was FINE, and just needed to GO TO SLEEP, and that he was being discharged to rehab on Monday morning and the paper work had already been sent, if instead an xray had been taken, that would have shown that a blood clot was forming in his throat that was starting to block his airway,... Read more »
I was misdiagnosed in JAN 2016 w/Poison Ivy by a PA at a local Derm clinic. It was my first visit to a dermatologist I had an itchy patch on my hands and wrists. I argued that it wasn't like any Poison Ivy I'd ever had and it was JANUARY. The PA insisted it was poison ivy and prescribed... Read more »
Possibly--it's not that you don't have a case, just that the amount that would be recovered from the case is less than the costs associated with bringing it. What makes most sense is to discuss it with a local member of the NC Trial Lawyers Assn--they give free consultations. Do not...Read more »
I am currently the one that has power of attorney for my brother who is non responsive in a major hosp in NC. There are discrepancies from the transferring hosp to the receiving hosp concerning his case which I will explain if contacted. I have his medical records. He is currently looking at being... Read more »
Many times patients request refunds because they don't like how something looks or feels. This is very subjective. If the work was done to the standard of care how do you deal with this. Patients sometimes use state boards as a means to extort money from practitioners. How do you avoid this?
Hello, I was recently hospitalized for 25 days following a MRSA infection in my blood resulting in a VATS and Heart Valve replacement surgery. I went to an urgent care first, who told me to rush to the hospital that I was septic. The first hospital I went to told me I had a pulled shoulder and a... Read more »
While under a Dr.'s care for athletes foot sustained two bacterial infections. both feet came close to amputation. While under the same Dr.'s care was admitted into the hospital with a 680 blood sugar level which was never diagnosed or monitored. Had I not sort outside help, no telling... Read more »
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