The technician who gave me the shot injected it in the wrong area. I have had pain and swelling in the area for over 2 months now. I have 2 ultra sounds scheduled for next week to find out what the swelling is in my arm and another one to check for vein and nerve damage. I don't feel I should... View More
Yes. Medical malpractice means that a doctor violated the standard of care. A bad outcome is not enough. Another doctor would be needed to evaluate what the doctors did. Due to the nature of medical malpractice cases, the extent of your injuries may affect the viability of your case. Consult...View More
I was induced into a coma. Was created two huge beds stores on my backside eventually making me lose my hip bone making me not be able to walk due to that case. I had a lawyer that was on the case and dropped it right before the deadline the most with pretty much let me not to be able to get... View More
You should get a lawsuit on file if you can by your state’s laws (some states’s require a certificate of merit from a doctor). If it is impossible, you may have a legal malpractice lawsuit against that attorney. Consult with experienced legal malpractice attorneys in the state where this occurred.
I was rushed to er.with broken tibia/shattered ankle. Pumped full of medication and still yelling cause of pain telling them it feels like it's going to explode they said I could have compartment syndrome but don't know. I sat there crying for 19 hrs til a surgeon came in following day... View More
the Nexplanon was inserted wrong and she has to have it removed surgically later this month and now she is pregnant or potentially the Nexplanon failed itself we are not certain. The other part of this that makes it so much harder is we are very social people and consume alcohol regularly so my... View More
You are asking the right questions as you process this. Don't lose sleep about yesterday. The stress and anixiety is certainly high, as this is in the top tier of stressful events. Suing a doctor/hospital is a very difficult but often a necessary decision to make. You need to be certain about...View More
My husband has had to go back into the hospital 2 times since this happened because there is permanent damage to the urethra and it keeps causing a blockage in the catheter. The hospital has asked us to give them a written statement with a idea what we would like for compensation monetarily. But I... View More
An Oregon attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. However, it would be difficult for any attorney to offer guidance on determining a figure here. There are no step-by-step universal directions an attorney could offer. When a med mal firm makes a demand in a case,...View More
I brought them in organized in a folder. When I tried inquiring about it, they kept saying they would look for them and call me back. They didn’t call back and lied and said I didn’t leave a voicemail when I have record of the call. They mentioned early on if they needed to reprint some of the... View More
Very sorry for your experience. It is not a good feeling to have your records destroyed by those you expect to protect them. Is there a way to obtain these records again? You said that you brought in an organized folder, so I assume that you had copies obtained from another healthcare provider? If...View More
I recently had the excision on my hand to remove it. This would not have been necessary if the doctor would have actually looked at the hand and did some testing. Just glancing at it and determining it was sun damage was negligent, since he knew I was on blood pressure pills which are known to... View More
I am very sorry for your experience. I know it can be frustrating to go through an experience that was difficult and/or could have been prevented. Medical Malpractice cases are tough because they almost always involve a serious injury and/or loss. Plus, in order to have a claim against a medical...View More
Your question likely poses many more questions. Being refused treatment, if done intentionally, can be much more than just negligent conduct. Also, there are many laws to protect people being denied insurance coverage. You may want to contact the state's insurance commissioner with regard to...View More
Dr refusing treatment and medication due to a missed urine test and discriminated against due to assuming drugs have been involved with no criminal background or past experiences this man will die soon without help
Thank you for the question. I hope that this man will get help soon to prevent a death. It seems like there must be much more to the story raised in the question. Medical doctors swear to an oath to "Primum non nocere" (First, do no harm). First, it has to be established that the doctor...View More
Regarding the question as to whether false documentation on a medical record is something to pursue, the short answer is yes. You should always point out something inaccurate in your medical records if you notice it. It's just good practice and could protect you from harm, such as if the...View More
I took my six year old daughter to the dentist she was supposed to have two fillings and a coating of sealant put on her teeth. after the dental assistant brought my daughter out she had said that two of her teeth were loose and it falling out during the procedure on their own after getting home... View More
I hope that your daughter is doing well. Getting dental care at a young age is important and you want her to have a positive experience. This is a tough issue, because a child (as a patient) cannot legally consent to treatment. You, as the parent, are in control of what is consented to and what is...View More
An Oregon attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for three weeks. You do not include a question, but it's possible you may be wondering whether this diagnosis (or misdiagnosis) gives rise to a claim for medical malpractice. In the brief description, it is not fully clear what...View More
A dentist performed a dental implant on me that failed. So they are offering me the option of either a full refund for the failed implant or having an oral surgeon remove the implant and redo it. They are asking me to sign a letter stating which option I choose. For the second option, which I want... View More
An Oregon attorney could advise best, but your questions remain open for two weeks. As a GENERAL matter, it could be difficult for any attorney to offer an advisory opinion here, because sometimes the enforceability of any agreement cannot be guaranteed or precluded until it goes before a judge, or...View More
I'm sorry for the terrifying ordeal experienced by your daughter. This is something an Oregon attorney could advise best on, but you await a response for three weeks. You indicate not having funds for legal fees. What you describe does not appear to be a case (if validated) that an attorney...View More
I had blood work come back that said I had hyperthyroidism , the walk in clinic doctor I saw went over the results she'd ordered and told me I had hypothyroidism. If the tsh marker is over 4 is hypo if its under .35 its hyper. Mine was .25 so I was clear it was hyperthyroidism. She prescribed... View More
An Oregon med mal attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for a week. As a general matter, you have laid out some of the issues that a med mal attorney would look at in evaluating your situation, and in a way, answered part of your own question. You point out that the symptoms were...View More
my son almost died from infection in his heart from the implant . now he has tried to say my sons valve should be repaired but nothing about taking the device out that has made him sick and is recalled. I feel the dr is lying and has lied to cover up mistakes such as implanted the wrong size as... View More
You say that your son is now an adult so your son will need to be the person that seeks additional medical advice or who contacts an Attorney if he feels that there was medical malpractice. You should talk to your son and encourage him to seek medical advice from another heart surgeon....View More
I fell due to a pre-existing medical condition in the middle of a road. I injured my nose and one arm. I went to an ER where the attending Dr. ordered multiple x-rays, at 12, I stopped the tech and said, "No more" and he stopped. He would have kept going if I hadn't stopped him.... View More
I'm sorry you injured your nose and your arm from a fall. As to the question of whether you can sue for excessive radiation exposure from x-rays, the answer - technically - is yes. It's easy to file a lawsuit, and most anyone can file a lawsuit for virtually anything. There is a...View More
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